At Key Stage 3 all students follow a common programme in English that develops their skills in speaking and listening, reading and writing. The Key Stage 3 curriculum is designed to enthuse students to develop a love of langauge and reading.

At Key Stage 4 students follow a common curriculum leading to two GCSEs in Year 11 in English and in English Literature. The Key Stage 4 curriculum follows the AQA specification and is a fresh and exciting course designed to develop students' abilities as confident and competent users of the English language and to help them develop a love of literature.