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English

Croeso i’r Adran Saesneg!

At Key Stage Three you can go shopping in Diagon Alley or design a potion in  Professor Snape’s potion class with Harry Potter.  Step into the crazy world of Stanley Yelnats and experience the true horror of Camp Green Lake in Holes. Enjoy the magic and mayhem in the fairy and mortal world of A Midsummer Night’s Dream before experiencing the tragic love story of star crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet. These are just some snippets of the worlds that you will step into whilst studying at KS3 and you will love it! We promise!

We don’t just write creatively, we will turn you into true exam warriors getting you ready for KS4 . Whether it be search and locate,  summarising, synthesising or comparing, sequencing,  editing or proof reading,  you will be fully armed with these reading skills from the word go.

It is no secret that most of us like talking and you will pleased to know that this will be part of your study programme. You will be talking about a range of local and national issues affecting you. These range from whether school uniform is correct to whether exotic animals should be kept as pets. This is your time to stand up for what you believe in. As an added bonus, your confidence will go from strength to strength when it comes to communication!

Thinking of your future?  Fancy yourself as a budding JK Rowling? Do you have a burning ambition to be a journalist? Do you want to stand up for your local community or nation and be a politician or even the next Prime Minister? Do you dream of designing or constructing the next football stadium? Do you wish to be the name on every celebrity’s lips as the hottest stylist around? Do you want to be a medic and save lives? All of these occupations and more, even most courses, require English and

We can most definitely put you on the right path to achieve your aims!

At Key Stage Four we will fine tune your Warrior skills and turn you in to Exam Ninjas! You will be quick thinking, self-reliant and you will thrive under pressure. You will be able to perfect the GCSE skills and dazzle the examiner with your outstanding writing ability.

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English Literature Option

Experience the unjust world of America in the late 1920s as we journey with George and Lennie searching for their own American Dream. Delve into the minds of a range of poets as they explore a plethora of themes. Step back in time to the beginning of the nineteenth century and solve the mystery surrounding the death of Eva Smith. Learn about the torment of the first world war and the long lasting physical and psychological effects on the real heroes of war. Discover the brilliance of the most influential writer of all time and see what Shakespeare is about.

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Reading List

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

Heroes by Robert Cormier

An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestly