The English learning area is well known for its academic achievements and is a part of the Creative Arts Academy. The department offers a range of exciting experiences and trips to the theatre, cinema, museums and residential study tours. You will be encouraged to enter writing competitions and showcase your abilities through local events and exhibitions. Students also have the option to add the Extended Project Qualification to their academic programme and pursue creative writing interests.
I've done lots of linguistics over the years and all because of Itchen showing me just how cool it is!
Imogen worked hard during her time at the college in her language subjects and achieved excellent results.
She gained A*AC grades in English Language, Creative Writing and French.
After taking a gap year to go travelling, Imogen will be going to the Russell Group university of the University of Southampton to study English Language & Literature.
Talking about her time at the college, she said, 'Itchen was the best college for me.'
Holocaust survivor Walter Kammerling visited Itchen College on Monday 4 December to give a moving testimony of his experiences as a Jewish teenager in…Read more >
Some of our Creative Writing A Level students attended the University of Chichester’s annual Litfest open day at their Bognor Regis campus on Friday 16 June.Read more >
On Tuesday 2 May our English Literature students visited Southampton Solent University. They were invited to take part in a workshop called ‘How Literature Can…Read more >
Shaun O'Toole - Head of Faculty for English and Media
Shaun is a teacher of English Language. He is very proud of his department, and they often run national trips to locations such as the Globe Theatre, The British Library and have visits from university lecturers.