Barrow Sixth Form College

GCSE English

Barrow Sixth Form College
In Barrow-In-Furness

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Typology GCSE
Location Barrow-in-furness
Duration 1 Year
  • GCSE
  • Barrow-in-furness
  • Duration:
    1 Year
Description

GCSE English is offered mainly if you wish to improve on an earlier grade in the subject. The course is flexible and varied but will include: imaginative, personal, narrative writing; some Shakespeare; writing and discussing fictions, plays, poetry, articles; writing for a specified audience (e.g. letters, pamphlets, news and magazine articles). The course is assessed by 20% written work, 20%.

Important information

Government funding available

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Where and when

Location

Starts

Barrow-In-Furness (Cumbria)
Rating Lane, LA139LE

Starts

On request

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· Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

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Course programme


GCSE English

Entry Requirements
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

About the Course

GCSE English is offered mainly if you wish to improve on an earlier grade in the subject.

The course is flexible and varied but will include: imaginative, personal, narrative writing; some Shakespeare; writing and discussing fictions, plays, poetry, articles; writing for a specified audience (e.g. letters, pamphlets, news and magazine articles).

The course is assessed by 20% written work, 20% oral coursework and 60% examination.

*Available to students on Level 3 programmes of study.

Literacy
If a course in GCSE English is inappropriate (e.g. because previous grade an E or below) courses leading to a qualification in Basic Skills are available at level 1 or 2. These allow students the flexibility to progress at their own rate and to take the relevant test when they are ready.

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