English Literature

Head of Dept: Miss C Gordon


Staff in department

Miss C Gordon (HoD), Mrs S Farmer, Mr R Lee, Mr C Little, Mrs J McLaughlin, Mrs M O’Brien

A Level

  • A level exam board: CCEA
Module% of AS or
A2 grade
How is it assessed?Module Title
AS Module 160%AS
24% A
External written examination 2 hours at end of year 13The Study of Poetry 1900-Present and Drama 1900-Present
AS Module 240% AS
16% A
External written examination 1 hour at end of year13The Study of Prose Pre 1900
A2 Module 120% of A levelExternal written examination 1 hour 30 minsShakespearean Genres
A2 Module 220% of A levelExternal written examination 2 hoursThe Study of Poetry Pre 1900 and Unseen Poetry
A2 Module 320% of A levelInternal AssessmentInternal Assessment based on Prose


  • GCSE exam board: CCEA
GCSE% of GCSE gradeHow is it assessed?Unit title
Unit 130%External written examination 1 hour 45 minsThe Study of Prose
Unit 250%External written examination 2 hoursThe Study of Drama and Poetry
Unit 320%Controlled AssessmentThe Study of Shakespeare