What the College Board Says What it Means These essays offer a well-focused and persuasive analysis of the assigned theme and how it relates to the work as a whole. Using apt and specific textual support, these essays address all parts of the prompt. Although these essays may not be error-free, they make a strong case for their interpretation and discuss the literary work with significant insight and understanding. Essays scored a 9 reveal more sophisticated analysis and more effective control of language than do essays scored 8.
Pupils at GCSE are expected to devise their own drama pieces, perform a scripted piece for an examiner, study a set text from a list provided by the board and also develop directorial, analytical and evaluative skills.
We will see at least two productions during the GCSE course and girls must answer one exam question on one of the productions we see together. For an overview of the GCSE specification click here. A level age At A level, girls have absolute ownership over their own choices, work and outcomes; they become their own directors and create their own ensembles of actors.
Pupils also develop highly sophisticated writing skills and produce their own interpretation of a play or selected text.
There are several performance opportunities as well as the chance to contribute on the technical side of theatre whether that be sound, light, set design, prop making, costume, hair or make up.
Girls develop both a theoretical understanding of economic models as well as real world application to understand both microeconomics and macroeconomics. Girls of all ages enjoy the Business Breakfast Club which meets every week to discuss the latest news.
Pupils also have the opportunity to take part in a selection of competitions including the Royal Economics Society essay competition and the Bank of England Target 2.
A level age In the Edexcel course, pupils focus on the concept of choice as a major economic factor and consider the impact these choices have on the wider market. Girls develop an understanding of budgets, how prices are set by firms and the inner workings of contemporary business.
The course equips economists with a knowledge of theoretical and practical processes. Find the A level syllabus here. It involves all the techniques and skills needed for lucid, accurate communication and is critical for a successful education. The teaching staff communicate the enjoyment and appreciation of literature through their diverse specialisms and interests.
Complementing the curriculum, seminars, lectures and talks are planned throughout the year with guests such as actor Natalie Simpson speaking on her career and Bethany Lane sharing thoughts on the poetry of Plath. In the past, pupils have presented academic papers to students at Harrow School.
Pupils enjoy the opportunity to take part in their own Carnegie and Booker awards ceremonies as well as a selection of Book Clubs focussing on titles including Go Set a Watchman, Nutshell and Capital. Each year, one girl is selected as the Poet Laureate and she becomes responsible for responding to school and world events through her own poetry.
Girls explore topics through a range of collaborative and personal projects while learning to write their own poetry, analyse plays and understand character development in novels such as Frankenstein, The Tempest and Holes.
The differences between books and film adaptations are explored as media becomes an increasingly important part of the English language. The perspectives of post-modernism and romanticism are also used to inform contextual comparison as pupils refine their analytical prowess.
Through studying poetry and song, girls discover that French is fun and interesting and they develop verbal fluency and sophisticated writing skills.
Pupils are encouraged to take part in slam and debating competitions as well as the Oxford University Essay competition.
The Department also offers a wide range of activities from trips to film festivals and lectures with high profile linguists such as BBC commentators and industry leaders. In weekly sessions in our Language Laboratories we teach both a technical approach to translation and a more communicative approach to the language.
Girls expand their vocabulary to discuss hobbies, places and health issues. IGCSE age Pupils tackle more difficult societal issues such as unemployment, the environment, school life versus social life and the impact of technology in our daily lives.
Originality and creativity become more important and an awareness of current affairs is fostered through the study of news items and the independent research sessions required for speaking tests.
The examination of French culture expands to consider the French speaking world and its traditions. Verbal and reading skills are refined to the point where pupils become near native speakers and can analyse classical French literature.
Find the PreU syllabus here.
Through studying the subject, girls are equipped to understand and thrive in the modern world. Department staff focus on real events and current issues, sharing from a range of specialisms from plate tectonics to the representation of place and space, and global development. Geographers take part in activities with the Geography Society, and girls attend lectures at Wycombe Abbey and Eton College.About us.
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In this regard, we have definitely treaded from mere lingo into sphere of literature. All in all, poetry and prose have common characteristics noticeably. This examination concludes that, there subsists a realm of equally poetic prose and prose poetry, meaning there subsists no broader variation involving the two.