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.
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.
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
Monday or Friday (2 hours)
Tuesday or Wednesday (2 hours)
September – June
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