English and Media

Subject Information and Course Content

English is the primary language of communication in the UK. Most of us grow up speaking it fluently or learn naturally as we become immersed in the classroom and society around us. So, we hear you ask, if I'm already fluent, why study English at school?

Employers say that one of the most valuable things they look for in the people who work for them is good communication skills and this means writing and presentation as well as talking. Being able to write a good cover letter, which is free from mistakes, can also be key to getting that job in the first place.

Essentially, whenever you need to persuade, inform or connect with someone, English is your best friend.

Further information about what students learn in this subject can be found below:

KS3 English

KS3 English Reading List

KS4 English

KS4 English Reading List

KS5 English

KS4 Media

KS5 Media

Require further information?

If you have any further enquiries please contact the Learning Leader for English and Media, Gillian LaRocque.