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English


KS3

At KS3 we follow an exciting and engaging programme of study, incorporating the study of both classic and contemporary literature, drama, poetry and film.

The school has recently invested heavily in new books to promote independent reading. Each classroom has an appealing selection of books to be read either at school or at home.

Units of work cover the core assessment areas of Reading, Writing and Speaking and Listening. All students are assessed regularly in these areas, by year group tests.


KS4

At KS4 we study the WJEC specifications for English Language and English Literature. These are awarded as separate GCSE qualifications. The specifications for these courses can be viewed at www.eduqas.co.uk. The website has a helpful section for parents


Teaching Staff

Head of English Miss J Kilmore
Second in English Mrs E Brameld
English Teacher Mr C Thompson
English Teacher Mrs H Wayte
English/History Teacher (Assistant Principal) Mr J Bennett
Higher Level Teaching Assistant Mrs G Dodge