What opportunities will this course give me?
GCSE English Literature, AS Level English Language or Literature, Access to Higher Education or other equivalent study programmes. Many level 3 courses and some university courses require a grade C/ 4 in GCSE English as an entry requirement.
What will I be learning?
The GCSE English qualification is made up of two final written examinations at the end of the course in June. In addition, there is also a Speaking & Listening Controlled Assessment undertaken in the classroom.
In each of the written examinations, students will be required to respond to texts, as well as produce a piece of writing in response to a task.
Each exam is worth 50% of the overall mark, and both exams must be taken.
Why is this course for me?
Through tutor guidance, handouts, worksheets, discussion questions, ICT, individual research, workshop sessions and practice examination questions.
What do I need to sign up?
GCSE English - Students will undergo an initial assessment, and will then be allocated an appropriate class, in either GCSE or Functional Skills English.
Is there anything else I need to know?
Students who have an interest in writing and reading and want to gain a GCSE English qualification. They need to have a good command of the English Language and sound basic spelling, punctuation and grammar.
Students will require a ring binder, A4 lined paper (with a margin), black and blue pens, highlighter pens.
Please note that all courses are subject to minimum numbers and course descriptions may be subject to change. A place on your chosen course is not confirmed until all of the necessary enrolment paperwork is signed and any relevant fees are paid. The team will be in touch to discuss this with you, once your application has been processed.
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