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04/10/22

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Thank you for a great trip! 😊

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Epping St John’s Sixth Form

Had a great morning at the Eiffel Tower. Now onto the River Seine boat cruise https://t.co/bjFO0UdaeC

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04/10/22

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Beautiful day for a boat trip, now onto Les Champs Elysées . https://t.co/AHTlsSppXk

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04/10/22

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It’s a wrap, on the Eurostar, back to London. What a super group of students we have . It’s been a pleasure! https://t.co/DGAXn0mDBa

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04/10/22

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Latest House 🏠 Results are in......... Wright House 🔴 still leading the way. Keep your eyes peeled for Maths House competition launching soon!!! https://t.co/XOqAaCuskf

04/10/22

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MrFitten

🧮Maths House Challenge 🧮 is now on Satchel one. All years welcome to complete. Please see maths office for paper copies. 🏆🟢🔵🟣⚪️🟡🔴🏆

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04/10/22

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Here’s another book I really enjoyed reading! Strongly recommend to anyone 📚 https://t.co/yc30XXylFP

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04/10/22

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Looking forward to our day trip tomorrow 🇫🇷🇫🇷🇫🇷 https://t.co/1w3YHKSVnn

30/09/22

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BMAT

"This is about us, as a Trust, making provision for children with SEND as simple and as impactful as possible." BMAT is overhauling its curriculum focus to ensure children with SEND are at the forefront of education. https://t.co/hPqM7iPloq

30/09/22

This has now been cleared. Bury Lane open in both directions https://t.co/1mFJvhZXi0

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30/09/22

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Vectare Essex

There are once again delays to Waltham Cross and Epping services due to the affects of roadworks on the A121 which has reduced the traffic flow to a crawl. this will affect service 13A which is currently expected to operate approx 15-20mins late. https://t.co/lERNsMIq4y

30/09/22

PLEASE NOTE: There is no access to Bury Lane via car or bus due to a traffic accident. Students will need to walk to school or be dropped off on The High St. Staff will be on The High St in Hi Viz jackets to ensure students walk into school safely

29/09/22

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Service 13A to Epping St Margarets via is expected to operate 15-20 minutes late this morning due to an earlier bus fault. We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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28/09/22

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Thank you for coming in and talking to our Year 9 and 10 students about university life at . A really informative afternoon https://t.co/Cxr4Ci9VTH

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28/09/22

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Another day, another book recommendation! I really enjoyed this book, highly recommend📚 https://t.co/jVMI3gjCVy

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Epping Youth Football Club

U12 players wanted! We train on Saturday mornings and Wednesday evenings and play on Sundays. Please re-tweet or get in touch for more info! https://t.co/xy8p93C8ha

28/09/22

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BMAT

Students are benefiting from hundreds of thousands of pounds of renovations to their schools. Schools within the BMAT family – in Harlow, Epping and Stansted in Essex and Newham in London - have been given a spruce-up over the summer months. https://t.co/6IierlFcfc

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27/09/22

Somewhere over the rainbow. We were blessed this afternoon with a spectacular double rainbow 🌈 🙌 🌈 https://t.co/IJMGQWO43i

27/09/22

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We heard all about it! The students really enjoyed it https://t.co/IKz1VOY8zv

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27/09/22

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A piece of work based on this article on a current Tropical Storm! 🌎 https://t.co/iiCvm0toBH https://t.co/PJMm3OePPv

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English Literature A-Level

Why study English Literature A Level?

The study of A Level English Literature involves close reading and study of challenging texts: plays, poems and prose. The examiners reward candidates who attempt to read widely to improve their confidence in responding to subject-matter. English Literature is an ideal choice for anyone who enjoys reading a wide range of books, analysing texts and debating the big questions about being human.

Course Content

First Year Course Content

Love Through The Ages

Candidates will read and study a key Shakespeare play: ”Othello”.

Candidates are provided with a Poetry Anthology which contains celebrated Pre-1900 poems about love.

Candidates will read one prose texts:“The Great Gatsby” - they will need to compare how the theme of love is explored in the prose text and Poetry.

IMPORTANT

The precise choice of texts can vary from year to year.

 

Second Year Course Content

Literature from 1945 onwards

Independent Critical study: candidates select two literary texts to study in depth; one must have been published before 1900. We study The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman and candidates select the comparative text

Drama: “ Translations”  by Brian Friel

Prose : “The Handmaid’s Tale” by Margaret Atwood

Poetry: “Feminine Gospels” by Carol Ann Duffy

Candidates will also need to sit an examination based on their study and revision of the texts they focused on in the previous year.

Assessment Criteria:

  • Candidates need to answer questions based on textual analysis by using appropriate subject  terminology.
  • Candidates need to research the social and historical background of the text under study.
  • Candidates need to refer to other readers or critics who have published their ideas and interpretations of the text under study.
  • How is the course assessed? 80% examination, 20% coursework.

Future careers linked to this subject:

A facilitating A Level, English Literature is highly regarded by universities and is an excellent preparation for a wide range of degree courses

  • Journalism
  • Marketing
  • Teaching
  • Advertising
  • Law
  • The qualification is a link to many other careers and occupations

Entry Requirements

You would need GCSE Grade 6 minimum in both English Language and English Literature

Examination Board

AQA

Teachers to Contact:

Mrs N. van der Lith

Ms S. Horner

 

 

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