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Preparing For Year 12

If you have applied to Coleshill School Sixth Form as a “returning” Year 11 student or as a “joining” student from another secondary school you will find that the resources and activities provided below will provide an effective bridge between GCSE and A level study.

Activities that are set here are not expected to be handed in and are not part of the sixth form application process. They are designed to provide a sound foundation for you to work from if you are successful in gaining a place in the sixth form.

It is important to note that our entry requirements for sixth form study still remain the same and are available in more detail here

Our list of post 16 subjects available is included below.

 

Art & Design

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Business Studies

 

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Chemistry

 

 

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Drama and Theatre Studies

 

Foundation for A Level and BTEC Drama tasks

Read the Approaching plays document and choose several tasks of your choice to complete.

Remind yourself of the list of theatre terminology.

Watch a performance from the useful websites suggested

 

 Practitioners – Stanislavski

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 Practitioners: Brecht

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Wider Reading List

Practitioners – Documents attached

Read as much as you can about the different practitioners below.

Stanislavski

Brecht

Craig

Berkoff

Artaud

Grotowski

Gecko

Frantic Assembly

Trestle

Cheek-by Jowl

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English Language

 

 

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English Literature

 

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History

 

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Reading and resources list

Unit 2O -  Democracy and Nazism: Germany, 1918–1945

Key texts:

Have a look on ebay as most of these books are available for less than £4 with free postage.

  • M Collier, P Pedley, Heinemann Advanced History: Germany 1919-45, Heinemann, 2000
  • J Hiden, The Weimar Republic (Seminar Studies In History), Routledge, 1996
  • Stephen J. Lee, The Weimar Republic, Taylor and Francis, 1998
  • G Layton, Access to History: From Kaiser to Fuhrer: Germany 1900-1945, Hodder Education, 2009
  • A McElligott, Weimar Germany (Short Oxford History of Germany), OUP, 2009 
  • G Layton, From Bismark to Hitler Germany, Hodder and Stoughton, 2004
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