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English Language (GCSE)

Course Overview
Course type

GCSE (AQA 8700)

Course length

One year (as part of your full-time programme)

Required qualifications

A grade 4 (or equivalent) in GCSE English Language.

GCSE English Language is a fundamental requirement for all jobs and university courses. A good understanding of the English Language will help you to get the qualifications for the job that you want. This is an intensive programme for those who are re-taking the GCSE course to achieve a 9-5 grade.


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The course will focus on:

  • improving your ability to write in different styles and formats in standard English
  • broadening your understanding of the texts on  the course
  • developing your writing skills, through the use of specially designed interactive materials

On the course you will:

  • read and understand a range of texts, identifying  the writersí crafts and transferring these skills into your own writing for a range of genres, audiences  and purposes
  • present and listen to information and ideas, as well as respond to questions and views of others, adapting speech appropriately to context and audience
  • make a range of effective contributions, using creative approaches to exploring questions, solving problems and developing ideas

GCSE English Language is a fundamental requirement for all jobs and university courses. A good understanding of the English Language will help you to get the qualifications for the job that you want. This is an intensive programme for those who are re-taking the GCSE course to achieve a 9-5 grade.


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Method of assessment

This course involves both oral and written work, and you will be assessed on both of these elements.

GCSE English Language is a fundamental requirement for all jobs and university courses. A good understanding of the English Language will help you to get the qualifications for the job that you want. This is an intensive programme for those who are re-taking the GCSE course to achieve a 9-5 grade.


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Other Information

This is an intensive course, so you will be required to work hard throughout the year. We expect a high level of attendance and you will therefore be asked to sign a GCSE learning contract at the beginning of the year.

GCSE English Language is a fundamental requirement for all jobs and university courses. A good understanding of the English Language will help you to get the qualifications for the job that you want. This is an intensive programme for those who are re-taking the GCSE course to achieve a 9-5 grade.


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