Creative writing is also disappearing from 2018 and this is also a loss.
I am in close contact with a class of 17 years old creative writers and they are working so hard and are so interested in what they do. It is a joy to see how they rise up to the challenges they are given and how they share their passion for books.
One of the girl does amaze me with her very vast reading and the words she uses in her writing.
Due to the colossal amount of reading and writing needed , the teacher (who also teachers A level literature) is convinced this is a harder A level than literature – which is itself considered a strong A level.
So the death knell has also sounded for this qualification.