English GCSE (classroom-based)

English GCSE (classroom-based)

Duration: September to June
Start Date: September 2021
Day and time: Various
Course fees: Free
Enrolment information: If you would like to enrol for September 2021, please contact us during May to be added to our waiting list ready for assessments in July.

Course Aims

To enable learners to be accomplished writers and readers in this benchmark qualification, along with enhancing knowledge of all areas of English. This classroom-based course is aimed at learners who have achieved Level 2 and wish to progress their English skills

Entry Requirements

Learners are required to be 19+ years old on or before the 31 August of the upcoming academic year in order to be eligible. However, learners should be working at Level 2 consistently

An Initial Assessment Session will be carried out before commencement of course to ensure you are studying at the correct level.

How to apply

For information on how to apply, please call The Endeavour Centre on 01482 615 349

Course Content

A speedy view of Writing Creatively and Viewpoints Writing. Looking at the writing and reading of texts related to these areas

Content includes:

  • Explorations in creative reading and writing
  • Writers’ viewpoints and perspectives
  • Non-exam assessment

It is an exciting course where you will read different texts and select language choices and structures whilst also making judgements on statements made relating to the texts. There are also compare and contrast questions and writers perspectives to analyse.

In the writing section you will learn to create your own pieces.  Descriptive or narrative writing will form a large part of the course. Alongside this, you will learn to write with a viewpoint when you keep a balanced argument running with your techniques of persuasion.

A presentation is also included in the course expectations.

Assessment Method

GCSE Level 1 – 9 qualification.  Two exams at end of course

Where it can lead?

Higher education opportunities (some university courses only accept GCSE)

Career enhancement (some careers only accept GCSE)

A-level study

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