Staff Members: Mrs C Moore (HOD), Mrs R McCarthy, Mr E Duncan, Mr R Woods, Mrs P Parks, Mrs H McLaughlin, Ms J Keenan
At Drumragh Integrated College, the English Department aims to:
- Enable students to become confident, creative and critical learners,
- Foster a love of literature, writing and using their imagination,
- Provide students with the skills to deconstruct texts,
- Develop communication skills for their future.
Key Stage 3
Students study a variety of texts, genres and media content to foster an enjoyment of reading, writing and using their imagination.
Year 8 Grammar Pathway
A Christmas Carol
Study of Shakespeare Text
Who am I?
A Christmas Carol
Introduction to Shakespeare
Myths and Legends
Hitting the Right Note (Persuasive Writing)
Study of Drama
Writer’s Craft – Fiction and Non Fiction
Reading Non Fiction
Romeo and Juliet
Key Stage 4
English Language, CCEA.
Unit 1: Writing for Purpose and Audience and Reading to Access Non-fiction and Media Texts
Unit 2: Speaking and Listening
Unit 3: Studying Spoken and Written Language
Unit 4: Personal or Creative Writing and Reading Literary and Non-fiction Texts.
English Literature, CCEA.
Unit 1: The Study of Prose
Unit 2: The Study of Drama and Poetry
Unit 3: The Study of Shakespeare.
Key Stage 5
At KS5, students follow the CCEA specification for English Literature. Across two years they will study:
Unit AS 1: The Study of Poetry 1900–Present and Drama 1900–Present
Unit AS 2: The Study of Prose Pre 1900
Unit A2 1: Shakespearean Genres
Unit A2 2: The Study of Poetry Pre 1900 and Unseen Poetry
Unit A2 3: Internal Assessment
Lunch Time Clubs / After College Clubs
English & Literacy Learning Groups
Extra Curricular Activities / Trips
Trip to London – Globe Theatre
Sponsored Read On
Virtual Book Club
Internal Writing Competitions
External Writing Competitions