GCSE English

GCSE

In Stratford-Upon-Avon

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    GCSE

  • Location

    Stratford-upon-avon

Description

Mature Syllabus, Specification B. This examination is offered at two levels: Foundation for students able to achieve up to a Grade C and Higher for students likely to achieve Grades C up to A*. We offer English GCSE as a retake subject to students who previously achieved Grade D. Full time students with Grades E-U will take Key Skills Communication at level 1 or 2. Please note this course is.

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Stratford-Upon-Avon (Warwickshire)
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The Willows North, Alcester Road, CV37 9QR

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GCSE English

About the Course
Subject
English
Study Mode
Full-time

Introduction Mature Syllabus, Specification B
This examination is offered at two levels: Foundation for students able to achieve up to a Grade C and Higher for students likely to achieve Grades C up to A*. We offer English GCSE as a retake subject to students who previously achieved Grade D. Full time students with Grades E-U will take Key Skills Communication at level 1 or 2.
Please note this course is also available in the evening with no prior requirements.

Course Units COURSEWORK 40% 20% speaking and listening assessed by the College. The best three marks taken from a range of oral tasks will be submitted. These situations include individual presentations, discussion groups and drama-focused activities. The work may be based on literature or other stimuli, which prompts discussion or role play. The use of standard English is expected although variations in role play will be allowed. 20% writing and reading, assessed by the College, based on a folder of written work amounting to 2000 words. The folder may be submitted to the Board for moderation. The folder of coursework must feature 4 separate areas of work: Personal writing - explore, imagine, entertain Personal writing - inform, explain, describe A written response to a play by Shakespeare A written response to a novel or collection of short stories. THE FINAL EXAMINATIONS (60%) A booklet of reading material will be released in January and will feature in both papers. This booklet will include media texts, poems from other cultures and traditions. The final examination will be held in June. Both the Foundation and Higher levels have two papers. Each paper will be worth 30% of your final grade.

Assessment Syllabus/Assessment For both levels 40% of the final grade will be assessed by the College as coursework under these headings; 20% speaking and listening, 10% writing and 10% reading. The remaining 60% of the final grade is assessed by two examinations.

GCSE English

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