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The overall intent of the English curriculum at Irlam and Cadishead Academy is to develop skilled and knowledgeable literary critics who can engage with challenging texts; we want students to have access to a broad and ambitious curriculum, one that cultivates a love of reading, writing and oracy. Our aim is to give students access to a wide range of fiction and non-fiction texts so that we can help the young people we serve develop cultural capital.

Detailed English Curriculum Intent

English Roadmap

Careers in English

It can be difficult to see how your school subjects relate to future jobs. However, when you make your Options choices in Year 9, it can influence and determine your career pathway, and the choices you make in the next stages of your education.
Should you wish to explore careers in English further, here are some interesting websites to help your research:

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