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About the course

Each individual will be fully assessed by our professional tutors and advised which qualification would best suit his/her needs. Student often find attending a functional skills class beneficial, prior to starting GCSE. If English is not your first language, we will ask you to do an initial ESOL assessment. We offer a range of ESOL classes which may suit your needs better than a GCSE.

Entry requirements

You will need to have either a Functional skills Level 2 English qualification or achieve the minimum standard required during the assessment to be accepted onto the course.

Qualifications

AQA English - new specification (grades 1-9)

What you'll learn (core modules)

The tutor will prepare learners for exam entry for GCSE which is completed in June 2023. The course consists of the preparation for two written examination papers - one in Reading and one in Directed Writing. There is also a Speaking and Listening component which is assessed by a short oral presentation and interview.

Where is the course delivered? (facilities/classrooms)

Whilst the main class is planned to take place face to face in the classroom at West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds we shall be offering students the opportunity to join the class online using our immersive streaming equipment within our centre in Thetford. 

 

Further details will be provided once you submit your enquiry.

Where will this course take me?

This is a recognised qualification for career progression or to qualify for other college/university courses.

Days & times

Please contact us for dates and further information


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