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Head of Department: Ms Susan Harewood & Mr James Knight

Key Stage 3 Coordinator: Ms Amy Higgins

Key Stage 5 Coordinator: Mr David Corbishley

Key Stage 3 (Yr 7-9)

Year 7:
Fractured Fairytales, Boy by Roald Dahl, Welcome to the Newsroom, Stories of War (Boy in the Striped Pyjamas or John Boyne or Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo), Introduction to Poetry, A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Year 8:
Our Day Out, YA Fiction (Wonder by R.J. Palacio or The Other Side of Truth by Beverley Naidoo), Inspiring Speeches, The Ruby in the Smoke, Gothic Tales, Macbeth

Year 9: 
Writing for Change, Of Mice and Men, The Short Story, Henry V and World War One Poetry, Troubled Societies Fiction (Lord of the Flies/The Hunger Games)

Key Stage 4 (Yr 10-11)

Year 10:
An Inspector Calls, Power and Conflict Poetry, Language paper 2, Romeo and Juliet

Year 11: 
Victorian Novel (‘Jekyll and Hyde’ or’ A Christmas Carol’) Language paper 1, Revision of all units

Key Stage 5 (yr 12-13)

Year 12:
LITERATURE: Tragedy: A Streetcar Named Desire; Romantic Poetry; Science and Society: Never Let Me Go, Frankenstein

LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE: A Streetcar Named Desire, Othello, The Great Gatsby, Creative Writing, Non-fiction

Year 13:
LITERATURE: King Lear, Modern Poetry, Critical Essays and Theories

LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE: The Individual and Society, Unseen non-fiction extract, Creative Writing