New Aspects of A Level English

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Saturday 3 October, 2015 at Senate House, University of London, 10.00 - 4.00

The word inspire superimposed on a globe made up of lettersThe reform of Key Stage 5 English has been a protracted and at times frustrating business. Doubtless the newly accredited specifications will not have satisfied everyone’s expectations, yet there is plenty in them to engage and inspire sixth-form students and teachers alike. Organised by our University Admissions and Transition Group, this event aims to bring together colleagues from across the secondary and higher education sectors and will cover both English language and English literature topics. With speakers drawn from the A-level and university teaching communities, the day promises to inform, excite and inspire.

The day will include:

  • subject experts from HE speaking on Shakespeare, post-2000 literature, integrated language and literature approaches
  • teacher-led sharing of strategies for making the most of the new qualifications
  • the opportunity to discuss aspects of the new specifications with representatives from awarding organizations
  • time for informal discussion between colleagues working with sixth-form and undergraduate students

Early booking recommended!


£110 members / £135 non-members - includes lunch, refreshments and all conference materials

Closing date for bookings:  18 September 2015

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation up to 4 weeks before the conference (by 4 September): full refund. Cancellation up to 2 weeks before the conference (by 18 September): fifty percent refund. Cancellation less than 2 weeks before the conference: no refund.

The English Association reserves the right to cancel conferences in the event of insufficient bookings being received by the closing date. In such cases delegate fees are refunded in full, but the Association is not liable for any other costs incurred by the delegate.

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