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“Reading is the sole means by which we slip, involuntarily, often helplessly, into another’s skin, another’s voice, another’s soul.”

Joyce Carol Oates

English is a core curriculum subject at BWH.

Many pupils then progress to A-Level to study English Literature or English Language and Literature; currently there are over 40 students in Year 12.

The English Department regularly runs theatre trips to support learning and enrich student experience.


Head of Department: Mr M Vince

Second in Department:  Mr Merrick

Teachers of English: Mrs Readyhough, Miss Webb, Ms Willmore