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What is English really like at CCW?

Headline Figures / Data:


A Level English Literature:

  • 83% achieved A-C         
  • Two students have gone onto Russell Universities after successfully achieving B grades in English Literature.
  • One student gained full marks for one piece of coursework: extract.
  • Feedback from moderator's report

Quotes from students:


‘I have thoroughly enjoyed A Level English Literature and especially studying the play The History Boys and analysing the many layers of comedy.’

‘I have enjoyed the class discussions about Auden’s poetry and analysing The History Boys.


‘What I like about English at CCW:

  • Every lesson is a new experience
  • Never a boring moment
  • Always a new learning challenge’

‘English at CCW is great because we have the opportunity to work in groups and independently.’

‘The staff always try to make the lessons fun by including group work in our English lessons; I really like group presentations.’


‘I love that the teachers help you strive for excellence.’

‘I love that the teachers are supportive and they encourage your creativity.’