The English department is a successful team of enthusiastic specialist teachers. They have a dynamic approach to teaching a language and literature. The department work collaboratively to plan and delivered engaging schemes of learning to ensure successful student progression throughout the key stages. The Department encourages students to experiment with language with their own writing whilst developing essential literacy skills that will develop cross curricular success and improve life chances
The skills of reading, writing, speaking, and listening are of vital importance in many areas. Not only are they essential in many careers, they also underpin successful study at all levels, and a proficiency in them can add to an individual’s general quality of life. The department aims to develop a love of reading by exploring a range of fiction and non-fiction texts.