Post-16 Support: American Curriculum

Post-16 Support: American Curriculum

A compendium of useful links to help you on your journey through Post-16, applying for Universities in America and the steps you need to take. Post-16 Support: US Essay Writing Guidance StudyUSA.com Applying for Universities in America Rankings for American Universities List of Member Institutions for Coalition App Required IELTS for American Universities College Board: [...]

Post-16 Support: US Essay Writing Guidance

Post-16 Support: US Essay Writing Guidance

A useful guide and compendium of information to support you in writing US Application Essay. Checklist: Do: Make a list of things that matter to you. What are you passionate about?Prepare to write by reading. Read good quality texts; it will impact your writing!Expect to write several drafts, so start early!Ask people you trust for [...]

Post-16 Support: Writing Personal Statements

Post-16 Support: Writing Personal Statements

A useful guide and compendium of information to support you in writing a strong personal statement. What to include in your Personal Statement? A Checklist UCAS Personal Statement Guide Use this worksheet to help frame your writing You can enter up to 4,000 characters (this includes spaces) or 47 lines of text (this includes blank [...]

Post-16: Virtual Tours and Open Days

Use the links below for a compendium of virtual tours and open days for universities around the world British Curriculum A-Z of UK Universities Virtual Tours University of Cambridge Virtual Tour University of Oxford Virtual Tour Kings College London Campus Tours Newcastle University Virtual Tours Manchester Metropolitan Virtual Tour Queen Mary Virtual Tour American Curriculum [...]

Frankenstein & Never Let Me Go Comparison

Frankenstein, a gothic fiction written between the Romantic era and the Enlightenment era by Mary Shelley in 1817.  Kazuo Ishiguro’s Never Let Me Go, a subverted dystopian novel published in 2005, is set in an alternate England in the late 1990s. The natural world is highly valued by both Ishiguro and Shelley, as they both [...]

William Blake: ‘The Sick Rose’ Experience

William Blake: ‘The Sick Rose’ Experience

A compendium of useful links, exemplar material, resources and home or distance learning for A-level Romantic Poetry: How is Nature presented in Romantic Poetry?

How is Nature presented in Romantic Poetry?

Exploring the role of Nature in the works of Romantic Poets William Blake and William Wordsworth. Nature is presented as an essential constituent within Romantic poetry, encompassing the intrinsic pastoral reverence of poets belonging to the Romantic movement. Both William Blake and William Wordsworth are avid disciples of the championing of the natural world and [...]

A-level English Language Podcasts

A-level English Language Podcasts

A compendium of useful podcasts to stretch your understanding, explore new aspects of A-level Language beyond our curriculum, revise some of our key concepts and to see them in use. The World in Words Series exploring the world of words and the ways in which we use them hosted by Patrick Cox. Lingthusiasm A podcast [...]

A-level English Language: Crafting Language

A-level English Language: Crafting Language

Resources and supportive tools for 9EN03 Crafting Language Coursework Overview: You will select one genre to research for your assignment. You will produce two pieces of writing in this genre, differentiated by function and/or audience. Examples of genres they might choose include: ● feature articles● journalist interviews● speeches● scripted presentations● dramatic monologues● short stories● travel [...]

Post-16 Support

Post-16 Support

A compendium of useful links to help you on your journey through Post-16, applying for Universities around the world and Careers: British Curriculum American Curriculum UAE Curriculum Around the World Worldwide Sholarship Portal World University Rankings Studying in Europe: Times Higher Education Ranking - Best European Universities Study in Europe 2021: Deadlines EUNICAS European Universities [...]