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The Howard Partnership Trust (THPT) is a Surrey based Multi-Academy Trust, comprising four secondary, six primary and two special schools with two further under development. We are proud of our ethos of collaboration and inclusion, "Bringing out the best" in students of all abilities and backgrounds. Visit website

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Course Description:


The full A level course consists of four



Course Content: 

Component 1: Drama 

Section A: Shakespeare text

Section B: Other drama text


Component 2: Prose

Two prose texts (one pre-1900) from a chosen theme


Component 3: Poetry

Section A: Unseen modern poetry

Section B: Prescribed poetry - literary period or named poet


Component 4: Coursework

Free choice of two texts from any writer, genre or literary period


Assessment Format

Component 1: Written examination (30%) 2 hours (open book)

Component 2: Written examination (20%) 1 hour (open book)

Component 3: Written examination (30%) 2 hours (open book)

Component 4: Internally assessed/externally moderated coursework (20%)


Board: Edexcel

Course Entry Requirements: 

GCSE Grade 6 in English Literature and

GCSE Grade 5 in English Language 


Teacher to contact: Mrs L Bean