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Key details

Attendance Full-time
Duration 30 weeks
Code SAAGCSED
Awarding Body Eduqas
Level Further Education
Start Date 05/09/2022

Course overview

This GSCE is available in Pathway 1, 2 and 3.

Your GCSE English course is taught in the English Workshop teaching area. We offer classes in the morning, afternoon and evening (except Friday).

We are very proud of our success rate, which is consistently above the national benchmarks. We enrol from September to December.

What you'll study

You will have an initial assessment, then we will help you to work on developing your reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. In order to be entered for the English GCSE examination, you will complete Four controlled assessments for reading and writing, and three spelling and listening assessments.

  • In a formal classroom environment
  • A wide range of literacy resources are available
  • IT facilities are available.
  • Spelling, punctuation and grammar
  • Speaking and listening skills
  • Essay writing
  • Critical analysis of texts
  • Examination skills.
  • GCSE English is the core Literacy qualification needed for entry to Higher Education and employment.
  • We offer flexibility in attendance times to fit in with our students’ timetables.

Develop your study skills.

  • Stationery
  • Files
  • Core Texts

Careers Guidance

Help with choosing the right course and with thinking about where this might take you in the future. Email: careers@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

Student Finance

Money matters – you may be entitled to financial support whilst you study. Tel: 01274 088349. Email: studentfunding@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

Learning Support

Support for applicants with a learning difficulty, disability, illness or other learning need. Tel: 01274 088344 Email: als@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

For all other queries call 01274 088088

  • You will have an initial assessment, then we will help you to work on developing your reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. In order to be entered for the English GCSE examination, you will complete Four controlled assessments for reading and writing, and three spelling and listening assessments.

    • In a formal classroom environment
    • A wide range of literacy resources are available
    • IT facilities are available.
    • Spelling, punctuation and grammar
    • Speaking and listening skills
    • Essay writing
    • Critical analysis of texts
    • Examination skills.
    • GCSE English is the core Literacy qualification needed for entry to Higher Education and employment.
    • We offer flexibility in attendance times to fit in with our students’ timetables.
  • Develop your study skills.

    • Stationery
    • Files
    • Core Texts
  • Careers Guidance

    Help with choosing the right course and with thinking about where this might take you in the future. Email: careers@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

    Student Finance

    Money matters – you may be entitled to financial support whilst you study. Tel: 01274 088349. Email: studentfunding@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

    Learning Support

    Support for applicants with a learning difficulty, disability, illness or other learning need. Tel: 01274 088344 Email: als@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

    For all other queries call 01274 088088

Assessment

  • Four controlled assessments for reading and writing
  • Three spelling and listening assessments
  • Two one-hour written examinations in June

Entry requirements

GCSE English/English Literature
Grade 2 or E

If you do not have these qualifications you will be considered for the course if you reach the required standard on our initial English assessment.

It is a national requirement for all students aged 16-18 studying an educational course to continue to study maths and/or English if a GCSE Grade 4 (A*-C) has not already been achieved, you do not need to apply separately for this as it will be included in your main programme of study.

For information about our student services, please click here.

Tuition fees

If you are 16 to 18 years old you won't have to pay tuition fees.

If you're 19 or older you may need to pay a fee.

2019/20: £408

All fees exclude exams, registration and administration charges. These fees apply to all learners, except those with full fee remission.

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