Humanities

ENGLISH LANGUAGE

A level / BTEC

Studying the English language is not only fascinating but also enables students to develop a wide range of writing skills which are invaluable for both further study and future employment. Accent, dialect, how language is changing and how we first learn language are only part of the subject. Students also have the opportunity to write creatively and to investigate topics of personal interest such as gender, technology and power.

ENGLISH LITERATURE

AS & A Level (Edexcel)

Throughout this course you will study a broad range of literature, from the established canon to great contemporary writing. You will develop knowledge and understanding of the writer’s craft and how language, form and structure are used to create meaning. The qualification requires students to study eight literary texts over the two years of the course.

GEOGRAPHY

AS AND A LEVEL (EDEXCEL)

You will look at the interactions between people and their environments. You will question and understand why, and how, the world is changing through these interactions.

HISTORY

A LEVEL (EDEXCEL)

To make sense of the world we live in it is essential to understand key events, individuals, movements and conflicts that have shaped history. History’s importance goes beyond the subject’s intrinsic interest and appeal. Every aspect of our lives, from our beliefs, culture, institutions, language and way of life are all shaped by the past.