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Why study English?

Through studying English our students develop a deeper understanding of the world we live in as well as being able to express their viewpoints with clarity and fluency. English facilitates all future jobs and can lead to a lifelong career in any profession.

What do you learn?

From Year 7 students engage in a broad curriculum that focuses on both English Language and English Literature. Here is a list of texts currently being used with year 7 students.

  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream – William Shakespeare
  • Refugee Boy – Benjamin Zephaniah
  • The Rime of the Ancient Mariner – Lord Alfred Tennyson
  • The Tulip Touch – Anne Fine
Students taking notes in English class

What can you study at Key Stage 4 at Immanuel College? (Years 10 & 11)

At Key Stage 4 our students continue to study a vast array of texts, both fiction and non-fiction, while they develop and understanding of the written word and how it is used in different situations. GCSEs currently available at Immanuel College include:

  • GCSE Language
  • GCSE Literature

What relevant AS/A Levels, BTECs or Applied Qualifications can you study in Post 16 at Immanuel College?

At Post-16 we offer A Level English Literature and A Level English Language and Literature. Both of these courses are very popular and help to continue fostering a love of all things English in our students.


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