This is a re-sit course with the aim of building on GCSE English results already achieved and is not suitable for school leavers.
GCSE EnglishLlanguage not only gives you the reading and writing skills you’ll need for life, it is your golden ticket to apply for other courses, apprenticeships and jobs – having a grade 4/C or above at GCSE English is now a standard requirement. We’ll do all we can to support you to achieve it.
This course will cover:
- Speaking and listening effectively
- Explorations of creative reading and writing
- How to develop reading and writing skills
- Analysis of writers viewpoints and perspectives
- Descriptive / narrative writing
- Writing to present a viewpoint
There will also be an opportunity for class discussion and debate, how to comment, explain and analyse, your tutor will also spend time preparing you for your exams.
The course listed below is an example. We will be offering courses at varying times and days both during working hours and in the evenings.
Course dates / times
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GCSE English Language
GCSE English grade D/3 or Functional Skills Level 2.
If you do not meet these entry requirements you will be redirected to other basic skills/employability courses.
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GCSE English 4700: 40% coursework - five pieces of coursework and 60% exam. Speaking and Listening should be included but does not carry any marks.
GCSE English Language 4705: Four pieces of coursework: 2 x creative pieces - a short story and a radio script, analysis of multi-modal language and study of three pieces of fiction (one novel and two short stories) - this is 40% and 60% examination. Speaking and Listening - three tasks.
You progress onto:
This course is free unless applicants have already achieved a grade C or 5/4 in the new system. If you are looking to improve to a higher grade the fees are then applied.
However, all students will be required to pay a £30 fee for materials.