GCSEs & Functional Skills
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 two written exams and an additional speaking & listening unit.
One three-hour session per week. Available dates and times include:
Tuesday: 11.15am-2.30pm (Highbury Campus)
Tuesday: 5-8pm (Highbury Campus)
Tuesday: 5-8pm (Arundel Campus)
Thursday: 11.15am-14.30pm (Highbury Campus)
Thursday: 5-8pm (Highbury Campus)
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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