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Elective Home Educated GCSE Programme

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Course outline

This one-year programme is for students in the equivalent of Years 10 -11 and for those who are ready to undertake a GCSE programme (determined by gaining a grade 3 or above in English and maths online initial assessments administered by the college).

Each GCSE is delivered over 4 hours each week. There is also a mandatory, tutorial lesson included in the programme.

Students can choose from between 1 to 4 subjects from the list below:

  • GCSE English Language (please note we do not offer English Literature)
  • GCSE Maths (taught lessons are Foundation however support is available for those wishing to do Higher)
  • GCSE Business
  • GCSE History
  • GCSE Religious Studies
  • GCSE Sociology
  • GCSE Psychology
  • GCSE Biology
  • GCSE Chemistry
  • GCSE Physics

Students will sit a mock exam in January and GCSEs will be sat in May and June

Students on this programme can also apply for one of our half-day short courses for home educated, students (timetable permitting), and would then only be able to apply for up to 3 GCSE options

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Location Date
Chaucer Street

Start: 7th September 2020

Course code: C000456 / Q002563


1 year

Level Level 2
Entry requirements

Students must be electively home educated, attend an interview and undertake online maths and English tests.

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