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GCSE English Daytime

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Course CodeK0020
Academic Year1718
Dates29th September 2017 to 8th June 2018
Times11:00 to 14:30
Location NameNuneaton Campus
AreaFunctional Skills & GCSEs
Mode Of ProvisionPart Time
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)

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.

Friday: 11.00 to 14.30
AssessmentDuring the course there are opportunities for you to carry out practice tests in preparation for your final exams:

Paper 1 Tuesday 5th June 2018
Paper 2 Friday 8th June 2018

Please ensure that you can attend these dates as there are no further opportunities for exams.
ProgressionNext steps are university, employment, or further study at AS level.
QualificationGCSE English (8700 Specification)
Awarding BodyAQA
Availble Full-time?N
Availble Part-time?Y
Suitable for Higher Education?N
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?N
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