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English Literature


Prose Fiction

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
Great Expectations
Jane Eyre
Lord of the Flies
Of Mice and Men
Pride and Prejudice
To Kill a Mockingbird
Animal Farm
Wuthering Heights
Touching the Void
Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha
Silas Marner
Anita and Me

Short Stories

Superman and Paula Brown's New Snowsuit
The End of Something
Your Shoes
My Polish Teacher's Tie
Compass and Torch
The Darkness Out There
Something Old, Something New
The Withered Arm


The Crucible
A View from the bridge
An Inspector Calls
Blood Brothers
Much Ado About Nothing
Romeo and Juliet
The Merchant of Venice
Julius Caesar
Twelfth Night
Educating Rita
The History Boys
Journey's End

AQA Poetry: Character and voice

Poetry: Character and Voice
Simon Armitage - Clown Punk; John Agard - Checking Out Me History; Andrew Forster - Horse Whisperer; Carol Ann Duffy - Medusa; Daljit Nagra - Singh Song!; Jackie Kay - Brendon Gallacher; Simon Armitage - Give; Dorothy Molloy - Les Grands Seigneurs; Percy Bysshe Shelley - Ozymandias; Robert Browning - My Last Duchess; Stevie Smith - River God; Dylan Thomas - The Hunchback in the Park; Thomas Hardy - The Ruined Maid; UA Fanthorpe - Casehistory Alison (head injury); John Betjeman - On a Portrait of a Deaf Man

AQA Poetry: Place

Poetry: Place
Seamus Heaney - The Blackbird of Glanmore, Simon Armitage - A Vision, Margaret Atwood - The Moment, Gillian Clarke - Cold Knap Lake, Grace Nichols - Price We Pay for the Sun, Gillian Clarke - Neighbours, Kathleen Jamie - Crossing the Loch, Jean Sprackland - Hard Water; William Blake - London, William Wordsworth - The Prelude (extract); W B Yeats - The Wild Swans at Coole; Emily Brontë - Spellbound; Norman MacCaig - Below the Green Corrie; D H Lawrence - Storm in the Black Forest; Ted Hughes - Wind

AQA Poetry: Conflict

Poetry: Conflict
John Agard: Flag; Simon Armitage: Extract from Out of the Blue; Owen Sheers: Mametz Wood; Robert Minhinnick: The Yellow Palm; Imtiaz Dharker: The Right Word; Choman Hardi: At the Border, 1979; Ciaran Carson: Belfast Confetti; Jane Weir: Poppies; Wilfred Owen: Futility; Alfred, Lord Tennyson: The Charge of the Light Brigade; Ted Hughes: Bayonet Charge; Margaret Postgate Cole: The Falling Leaves; Stevie Smith: 'Come On, Come Back'; E. E. Cummings: next to of course god america i; Ted Hughes: Hawk Roosting

AQA Poetry: Relationships

Poetry: Relationships
Simon Armitage - The Manhunt; Carol Ann Duffy - Hour; James Fenton - In Paris with You; Carol Ann Duffy - Quickdraw; Mimi Khalvati - Ghazal; Andrew Forster - Brothers; Grace Nichols - Praise Song for My Mother; Simon Armitage - Harmonium; William Shakespeare - Sonnet 116; Elizabeth Barrett Browning - Sonnet 43; Andrew Marvell - To His Coy Mistress; Charlotte Mew - The Farmer's Bride; Christina Georgina Rossetti - Sister Maude; Vernon Scannell - Nettles; Phillip Larkin - Born Yesterday

CCEA Poetry

CCEA Poetry: Love and death
CCEA Poetry: Nature and war
CCEA Poetry: Seamus Heaney and Thomas Hardy

WJEC Poetry

WJEC Poetry: Love
WJEC Poetry: Relationships
WJEC Poetry: The treatment of women
WJEC Poetry: Control and power

OCR Poetry

OCR Poetry: Reflections


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