This one-year course consists of 40% controlled assessments (coursework) and 60% exam. You will study creative writing and will conduct a study of spoken language alongside a reading task. You will also perform speaking and listening tasks.
This course is free (unless you already possess a pass grade at C or above in the subject, in which case fees will be £724 subject to concessions).
Please be aware that we only permit you to study either GCSE English or Maths in one academic year.
You should be over 19 years old and will be screened and interviewed. You will also complete a piece of extended writing in the first few lessons to ensure that you are on the right course.
You will need to attain a Level 2 screening in English.
You should also maintain a good level of attendance throughout the course.
At interview you will be provided with a pre-course workbook to work through in preparation for the GCSE.
There are five controlled assessments:
There are three oral presentations:
Assessment is split 40% coursework and 60% examination.
There are opportunities to progress to further study or to enter the job market.