English GCSE

(equivalent to one GSCE)


This course is all about getting crucial skills of critical reading and targeted writing that is so sought after and so vital to further progression and careers.

This one-year course is specifically designed for students in post-16 education. It aims to develop your achievement and skills alongside your college studies, paying special attention to:

  • Speaking and Listening
  • Reading, Writing, Spelling and Punctuation
  • Use of Standard English. 

Employers, apprenticeship schemes and universities look for GCSE English Language on application forms therefore it is an important qualification to gain. 

Future Careers and Progression

What are the progression routes for this qualification?

GCSE English is generally accepted as a basic requirement for many A Level courses and for most occupations. Accurate written skills are important for any career move you may be considering, and the oral part of the course should develop your confidence for any occupation involving direct contact with the public.

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