English Language

A Level

Embark on an exploration through time, uncovering how the English Language evolved from axe-plundering Vikings to Snap-chatting Millennials.

Discover how babies go from babbling sweet-hearts to fluent speakers. Unpick the intricacies of the way we use language and learn how to become a master manipulator, crafting language for real-life publications. Words are the greatest weapon we have to change the world.

Please note that this is a linear, two year course so there is no AS Level available – you must complete the full two years to gain an A level.

Course Content

Representations in language
Diversity in language
Change and language
Child language acquisition


80% Exam
20% Coursework: Language Investigation – One piece of original writing and a commentary.

Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs (4-9)
English Language (6)

Course Outcome

At the end of the course, successful students will gain one A Level.