Shakespeare 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 we promote attendance of 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

High attaining students on our A level English Literature and English Language courses, often with 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, even lowering entry grades to courses other than English, because of their quality.

How and when to sign up

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

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