GCSE English

Level 2

Course code: E18P101
Type: Part Time
Duration: 9 months (Sept-June)
Subject area: English
Location: Hereford

About the course

Do you need to retake your English GCSE to obtain a higher grade as well as improving your English skills? Were you unable to complete your GCSEs due to personal circumstances? Then these courses could be for you.

What qualification will I gain?

GCSE English

Why choose us

HLNSC have industry-qualified tutors with substantial experience in this subject area.

What you could do next

Further Education in A levels at Ludlow Campus or Sixth Form College for 16-19 year olds or if 19+, by correspondence or out of county, employment or Degrees at Higher Education levels.

Popular modules

GCSE English is one of the most important qualifications a student can gain. The course will require you to

  • write in increasingly different ways for a wide variety of people and purposes.

  • read a wide range of texts fluently and with good understanding

  • read critically and use knowledge gained from wide reading to inform and improve their own writing

  • write effectively and coherently using Standard English appropriately

  • use grammar correctly, punctuate and spell accurately

  • acquire and apply a wide vocabulary alongside knowledge and understanding of grammatical terminology, and linguistic conventions for reading, writing and spoken language

Key facts


  • Hereford


  • Monday or Friday (2 hours)


  • Tuesday or Wednesday (2 hours)

Start Date:

  • September


  • September – June

Assessment methods

Two written papers at the end of the course

  • Paper 1 – Fiction and Imaginative Writing

  • Paper 2 – Non-Fiction and Transactional Writing

  • Spoken Language – listen to and understand spoken language, and use spoken Standard English effectively. Spoken language will be reported as a separate grade