Year 11 Sixth-Form Preparatory Reading Lists

Year 11 reading lists - preparation for the Sixth Form

Either see the information below the or click the subject links to find reading lists to help you prepare for the Sixth Form

Art and Design

Biology

Chemistry

Classical Civilisation

  • Read ‘The Aeneid’ by Virgil and ‘The Iliad ‘ by Homer. OCR ‘Invention of the Barbarian and Greek Art’ ISBN 978-1-350-02095-5 to read the section on Greek Art.

Computer Science

Economics

English Language

  • Mother Tongue by Bill Bryson
  • Anything by David Crystal, particularly How Language Works and Rediscovering Grammar
  • Stephen Fry’s Planet Word (on YouTube)
  • The Guardian’s ‘Mind Your Language’ column
  • EngLangBlog

English Literature

French

German

Mathematics

Geography

History

Latin

  • Read Virgil’s Aeneid paying particular attention to Book XII

Music

Physical Education

Physics

Psychology

RS: Philosophy & Ethics

General links

Proven tips and techniques for studying smarter not harder - https://www.educationcorner.com/study-skills.html 

Future Learn, Explore online courses to continue studying, build professional skills, and connect with experts. – https://www.futurelearn.com/ 

Prospects, start looking at different careers ideas - https://www.prospects.ac.uk/ 

Research into Post 18 options - https://www.ucas.com/