Head of Dept. Ms Roisin Boyle
- Mr Garbhan Boyle
- Ms Annemarie McPeake
- Mrs Bernadette Farmer
- Mrs Sinead Savage
- Ms Hannah Cleverly
- Ms Patricia Farmer
Literacy Co-Ordinator: Mr Neil McShane
All students study English from J1 to S2.
The CCEA Specification is followed and assessed at GCSE level in both compulsory Language and 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.
Year 11 – Modules
Unit 1: Writing for Purpose and Audience/ Reading Non- Fiction and Media Texts
Unit 1: The Study of Prose
Unit 1: Unit 1 Language End of Year Examination
Unit 1: Unit 1 Literature End of Year Examination
Year 12 – Modules
Unit 4: Personal and Creative Writing/ Reading Prose and Media Texts
Unit 2: The Study of Poetry and Drama
Unit 4: Language Examination
Unit 2: Literature End of Year Examination
The department has a very active extra-curricular dimension which includes involvement with Creative Writing competitions and Literacy competitions.