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A Level English

Welcome to English A-Level at St. Aloysius' College

KS5 English:

At St Aloysius we currently offer A’levels in English Literature and English Language both are AQA Specification B. These are demanding, rewarding and academic courses. You must LOVE reading and be confident at analysing texts and writing essays. You need to achieve a grade 6 and above at GCSE English Language and Literature to be eligible for the courses. It is an excellent course to prepare you for many career paths, particularly journalism, teaching/lecturing and publishing.

We enrich the courses with trips and theatre visits as much as possible. Recent trips include: an Othello workshop and tour at the Globe theatre; a visit to the Institute of Education for an A’ level conference; a performance of Much Ado About Nothing at the Old Vic theatre; a performance of Frankenstein and a visit to The British Library's Writing Britain exhibition.

In both years 12 and 13 you will have 6 x 50 minute lessons a week with your two English teachers. It is your responsibility to contact them if you are absent and to collect work missed.

The current courses are made up of coursework and examination.

Some photographs of the A’level Literature students on stage at The Globe theatre:

photographs of the A’level Literature students on stage at The Globe theatre photographs of the A’level Literature students on stage at The Globe theatre

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PLEASE CLICK BELOW FOR THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:

Year 8 Options Booklet

Homework Timetable 2018-2019

Beat Exam Stress Guidance

Lunchtime Menu for Summer Term 2019

Parent's Information Letter - January 2019

Parent's Newsletter - Christmas Edition (December 2018)

Parent's End of Term Letter - December 2018

Recent Ofsted Meeting with Parents

Please click here for the November 2018 Ofsted Report

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

Youth Council Members

TFL Live Twitter Travel Alerts

Saint Aloysius' College Sports Principles

Saint Aloysius' College Sports Principles Part 2

Directions to Playing Field

MARCH 2019

  • THU 7TH - World Book Day
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  • THU 7TH - Year 9 Parent's Evening, 4pm to 7pm
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  • WED 13TH - Year 8 Option Choices Evening, 4pm to 5pm
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  • WED 27TH - Year 10 Parent's Evening, 4pm to 7pm
  • APRIL 2019

  • WED 3RD - Year 7 Parent's Evening, 4pm to 7pm
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  • FRI 19TH - Good Friday
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  • MON 22ND - Easter Monday
  • MAY 2019

  • MON 6TH - May Day Bank Holiday
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  • MON 27TH - May Bank Holiday
  • JULY 2019

  • THU 4TH - Summer Music Concert
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  • MON 8TH - Year 10 Work Experience begins
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  • TUE 9TH - Induction Day for new Year 7's
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  • WED 10TH - 6th Form Farewell Barbeque
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  • THU 11TH - Activities Day
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  • FRI 12TH - Sports Day & Year 9 Trip to WW1 Battlefields
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  • MON 15TH - Year 10 Prize Giving afternoon
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  • TUE 16TH - Year 9 Prize Giving afternoon
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  • WED 17TH - Year 8 Prize Giving afternoon
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  • THU 18TH - Year 7 Prize Giving afternoon