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English and Literacy

GCSE English

ABOUT THIS COURSE

This course is for you, if you would like to achieve a grade C in English GCSE. Students will complete four controlled assessments, three speaking and listening assessments and one exam.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
  • GCSE English at grade 3
  • If you do not have any qualifications you will be asked to take an online assessment.

Students who do not pass the entry test will be able to study functional skills maths or English at the appropriate level instead.

ASSESSMENT METHOD

Assessment includes: external exams, Controlled Assessment (for specific subjects - English and French), coursework, essays, presentations, in-class tests and independent research.

PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES

You will have much-improved employment opportunities as this qualification provides firm evidence of your ability to communicate effectively in a number of ways. You may be able to use the qualification to progress onto a range of Level 3 courses, or to improve your chances of entering higher education. You can progress onto higher level courses or seek employment.

Achieving a high grade in GCSE English will not only develop your language skills it will also enable you to have a qualification that is looked on positively by employers.

STUDY METHODS

You will learn in dedicated theory classrooms. The course can be taken in both the day and evening.

FEES

If you will be aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your studies and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, you may be eligible for fee remission to cover your course fees, depending on your circumstances. For more information on fee remission, please click here.

Course Fee: £48

You may be eligible for financial help to support with books, travel, course materials and childcare costs – please click here for more information.

HAMMERSMITH & FULHAM
COLLEGE
HAMMERSMITH & FULHAM COLLEGE
HAMMERSMITH & FULHAM COLLEGE
Gliddon Road
Barons Court
London W14 9BL

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EALING GREEN COLLEGE
EALING GREEN COLLEGE
EALING GREEN COLLEGE
The Green
Ealing
London W5 5EW

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SOUTHALL COMMUNITY
COLLEGE
SOUTHALL COMMUNITY COLLEGE
SOUTHALL COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Beaconsfield Road
Southall
London UB1 1DP

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020 7565 1200
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