English GCSE

In West Sussex

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    GCSE

  • Location

    West sussex

Description

If you have taken GCSE English before, you might think you know exactly what to expect from this course at Collyer's. But you'd be WRONG! If you were unlucky enough to miss that magic C grade in English the first time round then you will be in very safe hands at Collyer's. Here is what you get: - if your coursework is OK, you will be FAST-TRACKED to retake the exam again in November. you.

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities

Location

Starts

West Sussex (Merseyside)
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Hurst Road, Horsham, RH12 2EJ

Starts

On request

To take into account

D or E in English Language.

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Course programme

English GCSE
English & Liberal Arts
Board and Syllabus details
Board: AQA
About the subject

If you have taken GCSE English before, you might think you know exactly what to expect from this course at Collyer's. But you'd be WRONG! If you were unlucky enough to miss that magic C grade in English the first time round then you will be in very safe hands at Collyer's. Here is what you get:
- if your coursework is OK, you will be FAST-TRACKED to retake the exam again in November.
- you will be offered ONE TO ONE EXPERT HELP in those parts of the subject that give you trouble.
- you will be taught by teachers with an EXCELLENT TRACK RECORD, whose pass rate for this course is WAY ABOVE the national average.

Learning Styles

We value your views and opinions and we want to hear them. Class discussions are the main way we teach English at Collyer's. We aim to make it as enjoyable as possible.

Subject combinations and progression
Most students who are taking GCSE English will be on either a mixed programme of AS Levels or Intermediate courses, e.g. BTEC First Diplomas. A pass at GCSE English is usually necessary for progression to a full AS programme at Collyer's.

Subject modules and assessment

Paper One (30%)
Section A: Reading response to non-fiction/media texts.
Section B: Writing to either argue or persuade or advise.
Paper Two (30%)
Section A: Response to poetry from different cultures.
Section B: Writing to either inform or explain or describe.
Coursework (40%)
For the coursework, you will be assessed on your Speaking and Listening, your original writing and study of a Shakespeare play, a Media text and some short stories.

Entry Requirements
D or E in English Language.

English GCSE

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