Post-16 Support: British Curriculum

Post-16 Support: British Curriculum

A compendium of useful links to help you on your journey through Post-16, applying for Universities and Careers in the UK: Post-16 Support: Writing Personal Statements Choosing Universities: UCAS Connection to Higher Education The University Guide: Search for University Courses The Guardian: UK Universities League Table How to Choose a UK University Unifrog Tips for [...]

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 Applying for Universities in America Rankings for American Universities List of Member Institutions for Coalition App Required IELTS for American Universities College Board: SATs [...]

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?

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 [...]

Frankenstein: Key Quotations by Theme

Frankenstein: Key Quotations by Theme

Nature and Settings “these sublime and magnificent scenes afforded” “the thunder burst with frightful loudness from various quarters”, “I never beheld anything so utterly destroyed” Ch.2 “my eyes were insensible to the charms of nature”, “I did not watch the blossom or the expanding leaves” Ch.4 “a divine spring; and the season contributed greatly to [...]