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St John’s Catholic Comprehensive School

A-Level English Literature

Subject English Literature
Exam Board AQA
Qualifications A level 
Specification Click Here
Order of Units

Paper 1 - Love Through the Ages (3hour exam)- Studied in Year 12 

Paper 2 - Texts in Shared Contexts: Modern Times (2hr 30 minutes exam)- Studied in Year 13 

NEA Coursework: Comparison of Texts Across Time (3,500 words) - Studied in Year 12/13 

 

Suggested Resources

For your lessons/prior reading: 

Othello by William Shakespeare

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

Love Through the Ages Pre-1900 AQA Poetry Anthology (This will be provided for you)

Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe

Revision Guides Available:

Revision Guide 1

Revision Guide 2

Links to past papers can be found on the link below: 

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/english/as-and-a-level/english-literature-a-7711-7712/assessment-resources 

Further reading of the texts can be found on the link below: 

Link 1

Link 2

Link 3

Expected Homework Hours Per Week You will be set a piece of homework for each text that you study (3) every week. It is therefore recommended that you spend a minimum of 3 hours a week on homework or revision. 
Learning Platforms Used All homework and assignments will be set using Satchel One (Show My Homework). 
Submission of Bridging Work Please send your completed bridging packs to:  ewilliams@stj.kent.sch.uk