Study with us and gain a GCSE in English Language. The course will enable you to read a wide range of texts fluently and with good understanding. You will learn to read critically and use the knowledge and skills gained from wider reading to inform and improve your own writing. You will learn to write effectively and coherently using standard English, and you will also develop your spoken communication skills. Please note: this is an examination class.
Gaining a Grade 4 or above in GCSE English language can be a stepping stone to many types of education and employment. You should take this course if you intend to progress to a Level 3 program, apply for a university course or if this qualification is required by specific employers.
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GCSE English is a key qualification that acts as a gateway to furthering your education and career. You'll cover literature to help develop reading skills, analyse texts and improve writing skills. You will study our combined English Language and Literature GCSE, which includes practical development of your spelling, punctuation and grammar skills. You will then be able to write effectively and coherently using standard English appropriately.
You will be assessed on your coursework and in a final exam. You will submit four Controlled Assessments throughout the year, which are aggregated with the result of your exam to produce your final grade. The total assessments are split 40% coursework and 60% written exams.
Once you have completed this course and pass the exam, you will achieve a GCSE in English Language.
Achieving a grade 4 or above in English can help you achieve your personal or career goals, including further study at Level 3 or university and gain employment or promotion. Along with maths, a good grade in English is an absolute requirement for any university course or career.
There may be additional costs for materials, or to resit an exam.