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Year 11 Reading List

English 

               https://www.gutenberg.org/files/25344/25344-h/25344-h.htm

  • Shakespearean Tragedy: Lectures on Hamlet, Othello, King Lear and Macbeth’ by A.C. Bradley
  • The Time Machine’ by H.G. Wells
  • The Kite Runner’ by Khaled Hosseini
  • Birdsong’ by Sebastian Faulkes
  • On the Road’ by Jack Kerouac
  • The Name of the Rose’ by Umberto Eco
  • The Trial’  by Franz Kafka
  • David Copperfield’  by Charles Dickens
  • Pride and Prejudice’ by Jane Austen
  • One Hundred Years of Solitude’ by Gabriela Garcia Marquez
  • Dune’  by Frank Herbert
  • Find out when the authors shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize are speaking about their novels and attend their talks and special events. Read 5 books shortlisted as nominees for the Man Booker Prize http://themanbookerprize.com/

Maths 

Science 

            http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/units/mathematical-physical-life-sciences-division

PE
 

Geography
 

            https://www.janegoodall.org/our-story/about-jane/

            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRlUJrEUn0Y

            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jhtJSSLiUNY

             https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_Kir4OvgLo

             https://www.ted.com/talks/jane_goodall_what_separates_us_from_chimpanzees?l                          anguage=en

             https://www.wsj.com/articles/jane-goodall-hopes-the-coronavirus-pandemic-will-                        wake- people-up-11594396166

             https://www.ecowatch.com/jane-goodall-2646381906.html

History
 

Modern Foreign Languages
 

The BBC has a guide to watching TV in:

Art and Textiles
 

Technology
 

Computing
 

Business
 

Drama
 

            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pac-Furijsw

https://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/shows/small-island

  •  ‘Hamilton’ - Lin Manuel Miranda

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSCKfXpAGHc

https://www.rollingstone.com/movies/movie-reviews/hamilton-movie-review- disney-1021867/

https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2020/jun/30/hamilton-review-disney-plus-lin- manuel-miranda

  • Read any plays written by Bertolt Brecht. For example: ‘The Caucasian Chalk Circle’, ‘The Threepenny Opera’, and ‘Mother Courage and her Children.’ Consider how Brechtian techniques are weaved into the plot. 

Music 

Citizenship 

Read:

  • The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
  • We Should All be Feminists by Chimamanda Adichie
  • The Stationary Shop of Tehran by Marjan Kamali
  • Daughters of the Dragon by William Andrews
  • Prisoner of Penang by Claire Flynn
  • The Bird on the Bamboo Cage by Hazel Gaynor
  • Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
  • Pachinko by Min Jee Lee
  • White Chrysanthemum by Mary Lynn Bracht

Watch:

  • Letters from Iwo Jimo    
  • Silk Road
  • Four Lions
  • Have I Got News for You
  • 66
  • Mock the Week
  • News Night
  • Panorama
  • Anything by Louis Theroux
  • Anything by Reggie Yates
  • Anything by Stacy Dooley

Get in touch

Miss Sam Rogers, School Business Manager

Longlands
Hemel Hempstead
Hertfordshire
HP2 4DE

(01442) 406020