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English GCSE at Nottingham Girl's Academy

Course description

If you have not yet achieved a C grade in English GCSE, then this course gives you the chance to improve your English skills and to re-sit the examination.

Course content

  • Different ways of writing for a variety of audiences.
  • Reading and enjoying a modern novel.
  • Exploring some of the ways spoken language is used in society.
  • Becoming more confident and competent speakers and listeners.

Entry requirements

Usually 5 GCSEs at grades D/E or above.


  • One written examination paper in June.
  • A variety of Controlled Assessments prepared for and completed in class.

Future opportunities

With a grade C in English you will find that many other opportunities are open to you. You will be qualified to go on to study A levels, or go on to an apprenticeship or employment.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Nottingham Girl's Academy directly.

Last updated date: 04 October 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year