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.)

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

Suggested Reading Lists:

Key Stage 3.

Key Stage 4.