ENGLISH

That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings are universal longings, that you’re not lonely and isolated from anyone. You belong.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

English is as the heart of everything we do in life. We use its written and spoken forms in order to present ourselves to the world outside school and to achieve academically. Even if it is not the language in which we think, it is the one by which most transactions take place in society.

The success of the subject is represented in strong examination results and our department seeks to foster a love and understanding of the English language and notable works of literature amongst students of all ages and abilities.  At GCSE, the department’s results are amongst some of the best in the country, and both English A Levels and Film Studies are popular and successful amongst Sixth Form students.

The aim of the department is to guide students to success, both academically and towards an enjoyment and love of literature and its possibilities.

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ENGLISH AT KEY STAGE 3

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

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ENGLISH AT KEY STAGE 4

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ENGLISH AT KEY STAGE 5

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Key Information

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English Department

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Mrs E Hughes

Curriculum Leader for English

Mrs C Grant

Assistant Curriculum Leader for English

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Teachers of English

Mrs S Beaumont
Mrs C Broomfield
Mrs C Gillespie
Mr P Hughes
Miss K MacDougall
Miss L Oldham
Miss F Waters

Teachers of Film Studies

Miss K MacDougall

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Contact Us

  • t:   01704 873100
  • e:  enquiries@formbyhighschool.com

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Careers Corner

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There is a wide range of possible career and higher education opportunities if you choose to study English at A Level. You will learn and use a variety of transferable skills in speaking and writing for different purposes and audiences. The course will form a good basis for study in any future pathway – the Arts, the Humanities, Law and the Sciences.