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English GCSE

  • Course Level: GCSE
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Qualification: GCSE
  • Awarded By: EDEX GCSE

Introduction to course

If you have not achieved a grade C in GCSE English, this one or two year course (depending on your existing grade) will be part of your study programme. We can help you improve your written skills and prepare you to re-take this important qualification. Throughout the course you will also complete a Functional Skills qualification in English.

Course Details

This intensive one year course is appropriate for students who just missed a grade C in English or English Language. We can help you to improve your written skills and prepare you to take an equivalent, IGCSE-style, qualification. You will complete a number of Speaking and Listening assessments, which contribute to your overall grade, and two written examinations. There is no coursework or controlled assessment for this course.

Entry Requirements

You must have GCSE grade D in GCSE English.

If you have a grade E or below you will be offered the opportunity to complete a pre-GCSE course before progressing on to the GCSE.

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Where the course lead

GCSE English is a basic requirement for many jobs as well as advanced and higher education courses.

Course Assessment

A folder of written coursework (3 pieces), Speaking and Listening assessments and two final exams.


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