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05/04/19

Wishing all of our students and staff an enjoyable Easter holiday!

05/04/19

And to you too!

05/04/19

Please email Mr Wigington at b.wigington.org.uk, he is our Head of PE and I am sure he will be able to help. Many thanks

05/04/19

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05/04/19

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Many thanks to for hosting a very entertaining game of football involving Booby Moore Academy & the year 7 football team. Well done to everybody who played 👏⚽️ https://t.co/OLpJk7QHke

05/04/19

Well done to the chobham Lendlease challenge group who won in the final on Wednesday, a fabulous design and presentation by all! https://t.co/dV5KxrH8dh

03/04/19

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Not a bad location for our Challenge finale today! Good luck to all of our participants ⭐️ https://t.co/cFvwcOq5gH

03/04/19

On their final day Year 12 geographers are analysing the data they collected yesterday at the coast. https://t.co/6m5CPhodIk

03/04/19

Thank you for addressing this, hopefully we can resolve it

02/04/19

Year 12 Geographers are looking at erosion on the North Norfolk coast and protection at Overstrand as part of their field course. https://t.co/UvotWk2Fhc

01/04/19

Year 12 Geographers have arrived in Cromer as part of the sixth form geography field trip https://t.co/2KY4X5SONm

01/04/19

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Our ‘women in aviation’ programme finale about to take off at amazing yacht hotel! 💫 🚤 can’t wait to watch the girls’ presentations! https://t.co/WL1Hv9xqxO

29/03/19

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Employees from have volunteered with Code Club at 's neighbours for the past 3 months and yesterday marked the last session of the programme. It's been hugely impressive to see the students taking on these new skills so effortlessly https://t.co/KiVa1Zeb78

29/03/19

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The final stop for the year 8 students is a visit to the brand new strength and conditioning suite to participate in some fitness testing.🏋️‍♂️ https://t.co/mctChA7V1B

29/03/19

Chobham Year 8 students visit Kings College Cambridge https://t.co/w6sw4QODfk

27/03/19

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15 year 8 students have attended the University of Brighton for a day of fun sports and an insight into sport related degrees at higher education. https://t.co/SHz2FiEsjZ

27/03/19

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The year 8 PE innovation day has began with a talk from about possible avenues through sport, living away from home, budgeting, making friends, social life and much more. https://t.co/km5PBV2gin

27/03/19

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Just before lunch the year 8 students took part in team bonding activities where they designed their very own indoor caves. https://t.co/q1xKLy9t1m

27/03/19

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A-level English literature

A Level English Literature (Edexcel)

Aims

To enable students to:

  • read widely and independently set texts and others that they have selected for themselves
  • engage critically and creatively with a substantial body of texts and ways of responding to them
  • develop and effectively apply their knowledge of literary analysis and evaluation
  • explore the contexts of the texts they are reading and others’ interpretations of them
  • undertake independent and sustained studies to deepen their appreciation and understanding of English literature, including its changing traditions.

Assessment

Component 1: Drama

Externally assessed

30% of the total qualification

Overview of content

Students study:

  • one Shakespeare play and on other drama from either tragedy or comedy – both texts may be selected from one or both of these categories.
  • critical essays related to their selected Shakespeare play. Students’ preparation is supported by Shakespeare: A Critical Anthology – Tragedy or Shakespeare: A Critical Anthology – Comedy.

Overview of assessment

  • Written examination, lasting 2 hours and 15 minutes.
  • Open book – clean copies of the drama texts can be taken into the examination
  • Two sections: students answer one question from a choice of two on their studied text for both Section A and B.

 

Component 2: Prose

Externally assessed

20% of the total qualification

Overview of content

Students study:

  • two prose texts from a chosen theme. At least one of the prose texts must be pre-1900.

Overview of assessment

  • Written examination, lasting 1 hour.
  • Open book – clean copies of the prose text can be taken into the examination
  • Students answer one comparative essay question from a choice of two on their studied theme.

 

Component 3: Poetry

Externally assessed

30% of the total qualification

Overview of content

Students study:

  • poetic form, meaning and language
  • a selection of post-2000 specified poetry

and

  • a specified range of poetry from:

either

  • a literary period (either pre- or post-1900)

or

  • a named poet from within a literary period.

Overview of assessment

  • Written examination, lasting 2 hours and 15 minutes.
  • Open book – clean copies of the poetry texts can be taken into the examination
  • Two sections: students answer one question from a choice of two, comparing an unseen poem with a named poem from their studied contemporary text and one question from a choice of two on their studied movement/poet.

 

Non-examination assessment

Internally assessed, externally moderated

20% of the total qualification

Overview of content

Students have a free choice of two texts to study.

Chosen texts:

  • must be different from those studied in Components 1, 2 and 3
  • must be complete texts and may be linked by theme, movement, author or period
  • may be selected from poetry, drama, prose or literary non-fiction.

Overview of assessment

Students produce one assignment:

  • one extended comparative essay referring to two texts
  • advisory word count is 2500-3000 words

 

Assessment Objectives

Students must:

% in GCE

AO1

Articulate informed, personal and creative responses to literary texts, using associated concepts and terminology, and coherent, accurate written expression

26.7

AO2

Analyse ways in which meanings are shaped in literary texts

26.7

AO3

Demonstrate understanding of the significance and influence of the contexts in which literary texts are written and received

21.9

AO4

Explore connections across literary texts

14

AO5

Explore literary texts informed by difference interpretations

11

Total

100%