English - GCSE

Course Code: GK1FE2226


Next available course:

Start DateLocationDuration
13/09/2021Community Based1 YearApply
13/09/2021University Centre1 YearApply
13/09/2021Bispham Campus1 YearApply
13/09/2021Bispham Campus1 YearApply
04/01/2022University Centre18 WeeksApply

Course Overview

Students will draw upon a range of texts as reading stimulus and engage with creative as well as real and relevant contexts.

Students will have opportunities to develop higher-order reading and critical thinking skills that encourage genuine enquiry into different topics and themes.

This specification will ensure that students can read fluently and write effectively.

Students will be able to demonstrate a confident control of Standard English and write grammatically correct sentences, deploying figurative language and analysing texts.

Entry Requirements

We can offer you a place on this course if you have a grade D or grade 3 at GCSE or Functional Skills at Level 2 in the relevant subject.

We can also offer you an initial assessment if you do not already have a grade D or grade 3.

You will be expected to achieve 70% on the initial assessment.

Qualification Obtained

GCSE (9-1) in English Language

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

The course is delivered over 30 weeks and you can choose from the different times, days and venues across the College to suit your circumstances.

During the course, we offer the opportunity to access learning online which is supported by a range of excellent interactive resources.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions