Belfast Royal Academy - founded 1785


English Literature


Key Stage 3

From Form 1 pupils are encouraged to read, understand and respond to various types of literary texts to enable them to develop the skills necessary for more advanced literary study.


Pupils follow the CCEA specification. Controlled Assessment accounts for 20% of the course and two written examinations, where the pupils must answer on four texts, accounts for the remaining 80%.


The CCEA English Literature specification is followed. Pupils are exposed to a wide range of literary material.