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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)


Curriculum outline



Key Stage 3




Key Stage 4



Please find below the link to both Language and Literature.


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