GCSEs

Our GCSE programme is ideal if you want to improve your grades from school by resitting some subjects. Or, if you took your exams a while ago, you may need to get certain qualifications to help further your career.

If you have left school without the GCSE results you had hoped for, or have been out of education for some time and want to return to learning, you’ve come to the right place!

There are a range of GCSEs to choose from, so you can keep your options open for what you’d like to study in the future. These include: English, maths, physics, chemistry, biology, sociology, history, geography, and psychology.

At Nottingham College, we are recognised for the specialisms offered in science, technology, engineering and maths(STEM). In particular, the College was the first organisation in the region to achieve the STEM Assured status.

You will study the programme over one year, with friendly and supportive teaching staff. It is an intensive course which aims to help you build the skills and knowledge you need to achieve grade 4/grade C or above in specific subjects. If you don’t already have English language and Maths GCSEs at grade 4/ grade C or above, one or both will be included in your four options. These two GCSEs are often specifically required by universities and employers and will help set you up for any future career.

The GCSE programme requires a lot of self-motivation and commitment, but in return we’ll be there with you every step of the way. Your future is important to us!

Progression ideas for you:

After successfully completing the course, there are a number of options available to you.
These include:

  • A Levels
  • Apprenticeships
  • BTEC’s
  • Employment
  • Foundation Degrees
  • HNC/ HND’s
  • Internship
  • NVQ’s

Visit our Full-time GCSE course page for more information

University Level courses

Are you looking to study a University Level course? Click here for more information!

Highlights from Nottingham College

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Primary school pupils go to college!

20/07/2018

Nottingham College has hosted a science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) day for 60 gifted and talented Year 4 pupils from Nottingham primary schools at its Basford campus.

Music students rock Spain

17/07/2018

Twenty students took part in a music tour this summer.

Basford Nursery

16/07/2018

Information about the Basford Nursery closure.

School pupils have fin-tastic time at College seafood workshop

29/06/2018

Trainee chefs have been passing on their culinary knowledge and newfound fishmongering skills to school pupils during a seafood workshop.

Sporty students ace tennis coaching

22/06/2018

More than 2,000 local primary school children benefitted from the coaching skills and experience of Nottingham College sport students at the Nottingham Mini Tennis Schools Festival recently.

Groundbreaking ceremony marks the start of the new City Hub construction

22/06/2018

We hosted a groundbreaking ceremony today alongside Wates Construction, D2N2, and Nottingham City Council, to mark the start of construction at the College’s new City Hub.

Aviation students land dream jobs at Swissport

21/06/2018

Thirteen Aviation students have begun new jobs at global airline support service company Swissport, as part of the Nottingham College Swissport training academy.

Don’t miss our creative end of year shows!

08/06/2018

 As the academic year draws to a close, the hard work of our talented creative students will be celebrated with an end of year showcase this month, which includes Media, Art and Design, Photography and Fashion.

Trainee chefs gain inspiration from the professionals

01/06/2018

Professional chefs Hira Thakur and Paul Thacker joined budding cooks at the Adams Restaurant for a special Asian-inspired evening. 

Talented students shine at Young Creative Awards

01/06/2018

Creative students are celebrating after winning Fashion and Textiles, Photography, Graphic Design, Film, Music, and Architecture and Design categories at this year’s Nottingham Young Creative Awards.

Spotting the early signs of skin cancer

23/05/2018

To help celebrate Sun Awareness Week, the College teamed up with Skin Cancer charity, Skcin.

The Tale of Robin Hood and the College Carpenters

23/05/2018

Carpentry students are playing a very important part in the up and coming Hoodwinked sculpture trail.

Course Moves 2018

18/05/2018

As part of the College’s ongoing Estates strategy, this summer the college has the opportunity to improve the learner experience and outcomes by moving courses to different sites.

Professional chefs introduce students to Asian-inspired cooking

18/05/2018

Former Nottingham College student, turned award-winning chef, Hira Thakur, is returning to where his training first began, in the College’s commercial restaurant, to support the next generation of budding cooks.