English Language and Literature

Grammar and other technical tools of analysis will be taught as a means of producing various types of texts and analysing the set texts taught.

The first year involves the study of the following:

  • An anthology of non-fiction texts including both spoken and written texts
  • Tennessee Williams’ ‘A Street Car Named Desire’ Drama
  • NEA (coursework) Creative writing of non-fiction texts


The second year will include:

  • Comparative NEA (coursework) comparing Bill Bryson’s ‘Lost Continent’ with a post 2000 non-fiction text of your choice
  • William Blake – an anthology of 15 poems
  • F Scott Fitzgerald’s ‘The Great Gatsby’
  • Creative writing of fiction