English Department

All young people have the right to learn in English; are encouraged to enjoy learning in English; should make progress and achieve their best; and have the opportunity to discover and be creative.

Achievements


13% Grades 7, 8 & 9 in English (best grade)
59% Grades 5+ in English (best grade)
78% Grades 4+ in English (best grade)

12% Grades 7, 8 & 9 in English Literature
53% Grades 5+ in English Literature
73% Grades 4+ in English Literature
99% Grades 1+ in English Literature
6% Grades 7, 8 & 9 in English Language
43% Grades 5+ in English Language
67% Grades 4+ in English Language
100% Grades 1+ in English Language

6% Grades 7, 8 & 9 in English Literature (Year 10)
35% Grades 5+ in English Literature (Year 10)
58% Grades 4+ in English Literature (Year 10)
99% Grades 1+ in English Literature (Year 10)

A Level English Language:
A* – B = 21%
A* – C = 79%
A* – E = 100%

A Level English Literature:
A* – B = 43%
A* – C = 57%
A* – E = 100%
A Level English Language & Literature:
A* – C = 80%
A* – E = 100%

Exams


GCSE English Language Paper 1: Explorations in creative reading and writing (Year 12) – Wednesday 01st November 2017
GCSE English Language Paper 2: Writers’ viewpoints and perspectives (Year 12) – Friday 03rd November 2017
GCSE English Language Paper 1: Explorations in creative reading and writing – Tuesday 05th June 2018
GCSE English Language Paper 2: Writers’ viewpoints and perspectives – Friday 08th June 2018
GCSE English Literature Paper 1: Shakespeare and the 19th Century Novel – Tuesday 22nd May 2018
GCSE English Literature Paper 2: Modern texts and poetry – Friday 25th May 2018
A Level – English Language: Language, the individual and society – Wednesday 06th June 2018
A Level – English Language: Language, diversity and change – Friday 08th June 2018
A Level – English Literature: Literacy genres (Aspects of tragedy) – Thursday 07th June 2018
A Level – English Literature: Texts and genres (aspects of political and social protest writing) – Tuesday 12th June 2018

All examination details are accurate according to available information from the relevant examination boards.

The Team


Miss S Cannell – Head of English
Mr J Dale – Key Stage 4 Manager for English, Specialist Leader of Education
Mr N Greybanks – Key Stage 5 Manager for English
Mrs F Simmons – Key Stage 3 Manager for English
Mrs N Evitts – Lead Practitioner for English
Miss M Morgan – Pupil Premium Manager for English, Teacher of English & Media Studies
Mrs G Dunne, Teacher of English, SENCo
Ms S Bladen – Teacher of English, High Potential Lead Coordinator
Mr J Clarke – Teacher of English, Deputy Headteacher, Director of Achievements and Standards, Specialist Leader of Education
Mrs D Borley – Teacher of English
Mr N Murray – Teacher of English, Head of ELearning.
Mr R Wright – Teacher of English, Year Leader for Year 10
Miss S Lyttle – Head of Media Studies, Teacher of English
Miss L Whitehouse – Teacher of English
Miss E Turner – Teacher of English
Mrs M Hera – Teacher of English
Miss E Sockett – Teacher of English, Literacy Lead Teacher
Mrs L Bentley Academic – Coach for English
Mr J Postans – Pupil Premium Tutor
Miss C Kelley – Reading Coach

Latest News


October 2017 – Black History Month
Thursday 28th September 2017 – National Poetry Day 2016
Tuesday 27th February 2018 – Year 10 English Theatre Production
Monday 23rd April 2018 – World Book Day
Monday 12th March 2018 – Shakespeare Week

Learning

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Conflict And Power Poetry Sessions
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New Post 16 Curriculum Plan 2016-18 - English Language
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New Post 16 Curriculum Plan 2017-19 - English  Literature B
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Poetry Revision Letter
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Year 10 English Curriculum Plan 2016-2017
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Year 11 English Curriculum Plan 2016-2017
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Year 7 English Curriculum Plan 2016-2017
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Year 8 English Curriculum Plan 2016-2017
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Year 9 English Curriculum Plan 2016-2017
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