This course is for those who wish to improve or develop their existing English reading and writing skills, and gain qualifications nationally recognised by employers and training providers. This GCSE syllabus combines English Language with elements of English Literature, including explicit and implicit meanings; analyse, evaluate and develop facts, ideas and opinions; articulate experience; sequence facts, ideas and opinions; use a range of appropriate vocabulary and make accurate use of spelling, punctuation and grammar. You will also learn how to understand and produce non-fiction and fictional texts.
Dunstable Main Campus
How will I learn?
A range of activities at the appropriate level that will develop reading and writing skills.
How will I be assessed?
Assessments will take place on two final examinations in May and June. There will be practice assessments during the year that will assess how your skills are developing
Equipment and other costs
Travel to college
What additional work outside of college will I need to do?
Tutors will set tasks to complete that will support and enhance the work done in college
Do I need to find a work placement? Do I need a DBS?
What have students who have taken this course in the past progressed onto?
Progressed onto higher level courses.
What are the expected employment sectors for this course?
Wide-ranging English skills are key in all forms of employment