GCSE English for Adults

Course Code: P114088

Key Information

  • Course type

    GCSEs & Functional Skills

  • Campus:

    Highbury Campus

  • Start Date:

    Sept 23

  • Duration:

    One year

  • Attendance:


  • Adult fee:


GCSE English is a fundamental and valuable qualification. In most UK careers it is essential. This course is a programme of language study conforming to National Curriculum Key Stage 4 requirements. Emphasis is placed on personal writing, comprehension, and response to reading and writing in different contexts. It includes practice and assessment of speaking and listening skills.

No formal qualifications are necessary but all applicants will be required to attend an interview and undertake assessment and diagnostic tests.

You will need to complete:

  • five written pieces of coursework (controlled assessments) (40%)
  • written examination (60%)
  • an additional speaking and listening unit.

One-day session or one evening per week. The days/times are:

Monday: 5pm-7pm

Tuesday: 5pm-7pm

Thursday: 2pm-4:45pm.

GCSE qualifications can lead to more advanced level programmes. It is useful for all subject areas, particularly those where a considerable amount of written work is required. A significant qualification for career opportunities, oral and written skills in English are essential in most UK jobs.

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