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GCSE English (Tuesday 16.00 to 19.00)

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Course CodeK0210
Academic Year1718
Dates26th September 2017 to 12th June 2018
Times16:00 to 19:00
Location NameNuneaton Campus
AreaFunctional Skills & GCSEs
Mode Of ProvisionEvening
IntroductionGCSE English offers you the chance to achieve the qualification you need to gain entry to university or further your career aspirations in your field of employment.
Study OutlineThe specification will enable students of all abilities to develop the skills they need to read, understand and analyse a wide range of different texts covering the 19th, 20th and 21st century time periods as well as to write clearly, coherently and accurately using a range of vocabulary and sentence structures. The exam is the language element of the course and in preparation for this you will study newspaper and magazine articles, autobiographies, travel writing, letters, diaries and writing from other cultures. You will also be asked to take part in speaking and listening activities both individually and in groups.
Entry RequirementsMandatory: Initial assessment result of Level 2 And where possible: Evidence of GCSE grade 3 Evidence of Grade D (gained within the last 3 years) Or Evidence of Functional skills Level 2 (gained within the last 3 years)
EquipmentPen, Paper, Folder and writing equipment.
AttendanceThree hours per week until the examinations and attendance is expected at every lesson. Tuesday: 16.00 to 19.00
AssessmentAssessment is by controlled assessments, coursework and examination. (written coursework 40%, speaking and listening 20%, one examination paper 40%).
ProgressionNext steps are university, employment, or further study at AS level.
Awarding BodyAQA
Available Full-time?N
Available Part-time?Y
Suitable for Higher Education?N
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?N
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