GCSE English

Study Area: 19+
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Part Time

Course Overview

English is arguably the most important GCSE subject, being a necessary requirement for most Further and Higher Education courses, as well as a wide range of jobs.

The GCSE English qualification is made up of three units that include Speaking and Listening, Controlled Assessments and an exam at the end of the course.

Sessions are taught both daytime and evening and include a range of teaching methods.

Start Date

September 2024

Entry Requirements & Interview Process

Prior attainment of a grade D or grade 3 GCSE English qualification is required. Functional Skills English at Level 2 and/or Adult Literacy Level 2 qualification achieved within the last three years will also be considered.

For all learners there will be stringent screening requirements which will take place at interview and/or enrolment. This usually involves a writing assessment on punctuation, grammar, spelling and free writing’. This takes about one hour.

Progression

Students can progress onto Level 3 courses, Apprenticeships or employment.

Assessment Methods

The GCSE will be assessed by controlled assessments and exams that involve both the reading and writing aspects of the course.

Course Fees

No fees

GCSE English

Study Area: 19+
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Part Time
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