A level

English Literature

Names of staff, role & contact details

Mr S Davies
Subject Leader
sds@baines.lancs.sch.uk

Mrs C Davies
Senior Assistant Subject Leader
cds@baines.lancs.sch.uk

Mrs K Streetly
Assistant Subject Leader
kst@baines.lancs.sch.uk

Mr A Cotterall
English Teacher
aco@baines.lancs.sch.uk

Ms L Rodgers
English Teacher
lro@baines.lancs.sch.uk

Mrs S Russell
English Teacher
sru@baines.lancs.sch.uk

Miss J Wallace
English Teacher/Literacy Co-ordinator
jwa@baines.lancs.sch.uk

Year 13

Term 1
Poetry from Crabbe, Browning and Wilde / Exam practice
Drama: Hamlet by William Shakespeare / Exam practice

Term 2
Prose: When Will There Be Good News by Kate Atkinson / Exam practice
Revision of Aspects of Tragedy from Year 12/ Unseen Crime extracts practice

Term 3
Examination Preparation

How to support your child in English Literature:

Recommended editions of texts:

‘Tess of the d’Urbervilles’ (Wordsworth Classics)

‘Death of a Salesman’ (Heinemann)

‘Hamlet’ and ‘Othello’ (Cambridge School)

‘When Will There Be Good News’ (ISBN: 9780552772457)

Note: The poetry texts and the critical anthology will be provided by Baines.

Suggested revision guides:

York Notes, Cliff Notes

A Literary terms Dictionary is also a handy tool to have.

Independent wider reading around the genre is vital, as well as having a firm grasp of the social and historical context of the eras in which the texts were written and set.

Suggested Websites:

www.sparknotes.com (including No Fear Shakespeare)

www.yorknotes.com

www.cliffsnotes.com

www.litcharts.com

www.hardysociety.org

www.victorianweb.org