Aims of the Department
In addition to preparing students fully for GCSE, AS and A2 exams, we aim to foster positive and respectful relationships with all pupils. We encourage all students to have high aspirations and to achieve to the best of their ability. We provide appropriate challenge and support according to individual needs. All members of the department aim to nurture a lifelong enthusiasm for the subject.
- The department has six dedicated classrooms and we have access to a fully functional media suite. All our classrooms are equipped with fixed projectors.
- All GCSE students receive over 7 hours of timetabled lessons per-fortnight, and all AS and A2 English Literature students receive over 8 hours of lessons per-fortnight.
- We are proud to be able to offer 2 different GCSE options to our students: English Language and English Literature.
- We also offer a prestigious and well-respected A-level option to our students: English Literature.
Laura Steward, Head of Department
Caroline Burton, Head of the Extended Project Qualification and Key Stage 5 Co-ordinator for English
Issy Lilley-Moncrieff, Full-time teacher of English and Assistant Head of Key Stage 3
Anne Dunigan, Teacher of English and Media Studies
Kate Brewster, Full-time teacher of English
Carole Jones, Full-time teacher of English
Danny Greenard, Full-time teacher of English
Shanise Ghera, Full-time teacher of English
Alex Welstead, Full-time teacher of English
Sam Fraser, Teacher of English and History
Amy Warden, Teacher of English and Dance