AQA: English Literature A – Excel at teaching – Othello


AQA: English Literature A – Excel at teaching – Othello


Online | Friday 23 April 2021
Online | Monday 28 June 2021


Online | Friday 23 April 2021
Online | Monday 28 June 2021

TIME: 4:30 – 6:00pm

CODE: 8482


This course will enable A-Level English Literature A Teachers to maximise their teaching of Othello by helping them develop key higher level subject knowledge and a range of exam-informed strategies to ensure excellent results. Led by respected subject specialist, author, examiner and previous trust-wide Leader of English Megan Mansworth, this webinar will provide a range of key teaching and learning strategies and advanced subject knowledge to enable teachers to stretch and challenge students. Using examiner feedback alongside higher level subject knowledge, this course will demonstrate how to hone your teaching practice to ensure that students achieve excellent results. This course is ideal for teachers who are teaching AQA English Literature A but would also be useful for anyone wishing to develop their subject knowledge of Shakespeare or Othello.


  • Develop confidence in addressing the demands of the A Level English Literature A Paper 1
  • Ensure your teaching is geared towards ‘teaching to the top’ and effectively teaching high-level challenging context to help students achieve the top grades
  • Take away teaching strategies and approaches that excite students and ensure success
  • Gain insights into key elements of advanced subject knowledge of Othello to help students achieve maximum progress and attain top grades in the exam
  • Develop understanding of advanced exam technique to ensure students maximise their potential
  • Apply advanced critical concepts and theories to your teaching and use these to empower students to reach the top grades.
  • Teachers of AQA English Literature A (A Level)
  • Teachers of Othello
  • ITT trainees, NQTs and RQTs – for subject knowledge
  • Experienced English teachers
  • Heads of Department
IN-SCHOOL You can also book this as an In-School Course
  • You will receive a specially prepared file electronically containing detailed notes, and teaching materials and resources which will be of immediate practical benefit in the classroom.
  • Expert produced PowerPoint presentations
  • CPD Certificate of attendance

Additional information

Key Stage


Course Leader

Owen Jermy

Job Title

Head of Department, Subject Teacher, G & T Coordinator, CPD Coordinator


NQTs, Teaching & Learning

Teacher Webinar

English, teacher webinar