Wardle Academy



The Wardle Academy English Department is a vibrant place to learn about English Literature and English Language. The experienced team of teachers enthusiastically communicate their passion for the subject and this is characterised by a strong sense of collaboration and enthusiasm in the teaching and learning of the students, with whom they build positive working relationships.

The department’s main aim is to achieve the highest possible standards for all our students, which transfers into examination success and the chance to pursue the career of their choice in the wider world. Students will enjoy their work in English and the department strives to ensure that the curriculum offers a rich and diverse range of learning experiences.

GCSE Topic Sheets
English Language GCSE Topic Sheet
English Literature GCSE Topic Sheet
Historical Fiction Reading List

Meet the English Team

Meet the English Team

Mr I O’Brien - Head of English  
Miss S Carey - Second in English      
Mr T Greenhalgh - Second in English
Miss S Akhtar - English Teacher
Miss V Coltas - English Teacher    
Miss J Harris - English Teacher
Mrs K Kiely - English Teacher  
Mrs M Kirkham - English Teacher    
Mr B O’Reilly - English Teacher
Miss C Russell - English Teacher
Mrs S Slater - English Teacher      
Mrs J Tetlow - EAL Coordinator      

Important Documents for English

English Learning Journey
English KS3 Assessment Framework
English Language KS4 GCSE Specification
English Literature KS4 GCSE Specification

The Wardle Way

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