English Academy — Solihull Sixth Form College

English Academy

Please note, this is an enrichment course, not part of a students’ main programme of study.

Course description

Shakespeare AcademyThis is a specialist enrichment activity open to students on our A level English Literature and English Language courses. Students will benefit from mentoring and seminars with the College’s English staff and from experiencing Shakespeare productions at theatres. Students will complete an Extended Project, which could take any form, from an essay to a magazine to a piece of artwork.

Course duration

Mid Autumn term to Easter of Year 12.

Time commitment

Includes after College commitment, which will vary from week to week.

Course costs

Approximately £50 towards the cost of transport and tickets to productions and for the required resources.

Who can sign up

The Academy is open to all students on our A level English Literature and English Language courses, who often have ambitions to study English at university. Commitment, passion and determination are necessary to complete the programme and the rewards are very considerable; Universities have been unfailingly impressed with Shakespeare Academy Extended Projects.

How and when to sign up

Students on the A level English Literature and English Language courses can apply in September. There are a maximum of 15 places available.

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