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‘The more we know about the language the more chance we shall have of success, whether we are advertisers, politicians, priests, journalists, doctors, lawyers--or just ordinary people at home, trying to understand and be understood.’ - David Crystal.
We study the English language because it’s fascinating, it’s beautiful, it’s useful, and it’s fun.
There are three main areas of study: reading, writing, and speaking and listening.
Students will experience both fiction and non-fiction texts. They will learn to use language for specific purposes and to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. They will become familiar with the ways in which writers use language to create specific effects for the reader.
Students will read widely and experiment with their own writing. They will give presentations, create role plays and enter into discussions and debates. There will be theatre trips and visits by authors, poets and drama groups.
Miss K Harris: Head of Faculty
Mrs K Fellowes: Second in Faculty and KS3 Co-ordinator
Mr T Buckle: English and Media Studies
Mr R Haines: Head of Media Studies, English
Miss E Harris: English
Mrs A Hill: English
Miss G Gillingham: English
Mrs M King: English, Transition Co-ordinator
Mrs H Maxted: English
Miss E. May: English and KS4 Co-ordinator
Mr N. Selman: English
Mrs H Synan: English