Beaconsfield Drive
Blurton
Stoke-on-Trent
ST3 3JD
01782 882200

English

The subjects we offer are:

  • English Language
  • English Literature

Throughout your child’s five years at OSSMA, they will study a range of fiction and non-fiction texts, will learn to communicate fluently and will create their own original writing. We aim for all of our students to be fluent readers, careful writers and confident speakers.

KS3

  • Stone Cold by Robert Swindells
  • Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
  • Conflict poetry
  • Blood Brothers by Willy Russell
  • Language Paper 1 and 2
  • Descriptive writing
  • Narrative writing
  • Persuasive writing

In KS3, your child will also have a weekly Accelerated Reader lesson in which they will read books of an appropriate level of challenge and take quizzes to check their comprehension.

KS4

  • An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestley
  • Macbeth by William Shakespeare
  • A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
  • Conflict Poetry
  • Language Paper 1 and 2
  • Descriptive writing
  • Narrative writing
  • Persuasive writing