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Head of Dept. Ms Roisin Boyle

Subject Teachers:

  • Mr Peter Sloane
  • Mr Garbhan Boyle
  • Ms Annemarie Millar
  • Mrs Bernadette Farmer
  • Mrs Sinead Savage

Literacy Co-Ordinator: Mr Neil McShane


All students study English from J1 to S2.

The CCEA GCSE Specification is followed and assessed at GCSE level in Language with the option of also studying Literature.

At A Level English Literature is offered. At present the CCEA Specification is taken with assessment at AS and A2 Levels.


Students study a wide selection of prose, poetry and drama texts throughout J1- J3. They learn how to write in various forms and styles.

Literacy is promoted across the department through a literacy and reading week.

The students read a selection of genres throughout KS3. They are encourages to regularly visit the Library and an annual Book Fair also takes place.


The department has a very active extra-curricular dimension which includes involvement with The European Youth Parliament, Creative Writing competitions, School Debating competitions and Theatre Visits.


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