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Teaching & Learning


So much more than just a story

To inspire a passion for words and a love of language which will allow you to engage with the world in which we live. To provide you with skills to enter into debate on important social, moral and political issues, through a range of stimulating texts.

The English Team
Mrs L Richardson Faculty Leader - Director of English
Miss L Dunleavy Deputy Director of English
Mr L West Leading Teacher of English
Miss L Airey Teacher of English
Mr G Clark Assistant Headteacher, Teacher of English
Mrs S Fortnam Teacher of English
L Holbrook Teacher of English
J Kelly Teacher of English
Mrs J Waudby Teacher of English
Mrs R Mullen Teacher of English
Mrs A Roberts Teacher of English
R Welburn Teacher of English

Key Stage 3 

You can find out more detailed information about the Key Stage 3 curriculum here

Key Stage 4 

GCSE English Language and GCSE English Literature

Year 10

  1. An Inspector Calls
  2. Anthology Poetry
  3. Creative Writing
  4. Jekyll and Hyde
  5. Reading Fiction

Year 11

  1. Paper 2
  2. Macbeth
  3. Unseen Poetry


Homework and Additional Resources

Across the year groups, teachers will set homework as appropriate.  Homework will be set to enhance learning not simply for the sake of setting homework.  This may include written work, research or revision.  In addition, students are encouraged to:

  • Read regularly and independently at home in order to develop their understanding of literary and non-fiction texts and to expand their vocabulary.   
  • Discuss the content of their lessons and to further research the issues being studied in the classroom to broaden their understanding.
  • Read the daily broadsheet newspapers (or their associated Apps).
  • To spell correctly and to check all homework thoroughly for spelling, punctuation and grammar.

All students in years 7, 8 and 9 are encouraged to complete the English activities in their Learning Beyond the Classroom booklets. 

Additional resources to support learning in GCSE English Language and GCSE English Literature:  

We also recommend the purchase of revision guides through the school to further assist students’ work outside the classroom. 

N.B.  Where required, passwords have been provided to students directly.  For further support with passwords, please contact your Head of House.


Sixth Form 

Wolfreton is part of The Consortium Sixth Form College and all sixth form course information can be found on its website

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