English & Media Faculty Overview
The English & Media Faculty has a team of highly qualified specialist teachers of English and Media. There is a Head of Faculty and a number of other colleagues with responsibility for leading aspects of the English and Media curriculum.
In English, at Key Stage 3 and 4 all students have 6 or 7 hours of English per fortnight. There is mixed ability teaching throughout the school. GCSE results are significantly above the national average for English Language for students achieving 4+ and 5+.
GCSE Media Studies is offered as an additional option in Year 10 and has produced outstanding results in recent years, achieving well above national average for the subject.
English and Media are both offered at Key Stage 5. Braintree Sixth Form has a Subject Group Leader responsible for English and Media. English Literature, English Literature and Language, and Media Studies can be studied at A2 Level.