Academy Life

English and Literature

Our vision:

The English Faculty will empower every child to be able to communicate confidently and creatively, question curiously and critically and leave Erdington Academy with a love of literature that nourishes them for life.


English Map of Learning

Texts currently studied in Key Stage 3 English:

Texts currently studied in Key Stage 4 English:

*Examination text

GCSE Specifications:

AQA English Language

AQA English Literature

Further study:

Erdington Academy Twitter Feed

BBC Education

BBC Skillswise


No Fear Shakespeare

Show My Homework (Erdington Academy students are all provided with login details.)

Examination Dates, May & June 2020:

English Language 8700 (1h 45m per paper)

English Literature 8702

Extra-curricular activities 2017:

Throughout the year, trips are organised and offered to students where possible, as well.

Suggested Reading Lists:

Key Stage 3.

Key Stage 4.