Ages 13 to 14

Semester 1
Main text: Robinson Crusoe
Poetry: Thomas Hardy
Shakespeare: Henry IV (Part 1)
Second text: Wuthering Heights
History: Beginnings of Colonialism
Essay: Moral Optimism in Robinson Crusoe

Semester 2
Main text: Vanity Fair
Poetry: Gerard Manley Hopkins
Shakespeare: Henry V
Second text: Middlemarch
History: Napoleonic Wars
Essay: Joy of life and tragedy of death