Subject Team Leader: T Knifton
Assistant Subject Team Leader: L Pagett
Lead Practitioner: L Rose
Key information about subject:
Following the AQA examination specification, Key Stage 4 students will study a range of texts, catered to students’ needs that will inspire and motivate whilst providing appropriate stretch and challenge.
Using the KS4 AQA examination Assessment Objectives, students in KS3 will study a variety of texts that will cover prose, poetry, theatre and creative writing.
Useful websites (any websites which might be useful for staff or students)
Key Stage 3
Key Stage 4
Potential future career pathways in subject area
The sky is the limit with an English degree! Here are just a few of the career options open to you with an English degree:
Editorial assistant, magazine and newspaper journalist, proof-reader, web content manager, writer, public relations officer, film director, academic librarian, records manager and, of course, a primary or secondary teacher.
English graduates develop a wide range of skills that are valuable to graduate employers including: how to argue a point, how to think independently, to summarise, to write and speak well, to write reports, to present information effectively and to work as part of a team.
In addition to this, those who study English at university are also likely to develop many of the skills required for careers in law and the legal sector, although a graduate-level degree will be needed for many legal roles – including becoming a barrister or solicitor