For students who do need to re-sit either GCSE English or Maths, we can accommodate English and Maths within your programme of study. You will require a grade 4 (grade C) at GCSE English Language to progress to any AS/A Level courses. Some AS courses are open to students who have not yet achieved a grade 4 (grade C) in Maths; the Maths GCSE will take the place of one of your AS options. Please get in touch with us to discuss this in more detail.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
This is a one-year GCSE course aimed at students wishing to develop their English skills and improve their grades. It is also ideal for adults wishing to refresh their literacy skills and international students who want to develop all aspects of their English. A GCSE grade 4 (grade C) in English Language is essential for university courses and some professions. This will demonstrate competency at Level 2 in reading and writing.
Formative and summative assessment throughout the course will cover creative, transactional and analytical writing and reading of literary and non-literary texts. The final examination comprises two written papers in May/June.
On successfully completing the course, students can progress to further studies, training or employment. Adults may choose Access courses to familiarise themselves with the demands and requirements of higher-level study.
Additional Course Cost
There is a £35 additional course cost for this course.