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ENGLISH LANGUAGE GCSE ( re sit) at The Lenham School

Course description

This course provides students with another opportunity to secure a grade 4 in GCSE English Language. All students on the course will study the new GCSE specification introduced for first examination in the 2016/2017 school year, regardless of any previous attempts. The exam board is AQA.

The course is organised into two parts: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing and Writer’s Viewpoints and Perspectives. During the course students will read and be assessed on high-quality, challenging texts from the 19th, 20th and 21st century.

Throughout, students will be supported in developing their writing including demonstrating a con dent control of Standard English, writing grammatically correct sentences and deploying gurative language.

Alongside these units, students will complete a non-examination assessment to demonstrate their spoken language skills.

The course offers a skills based approach and is assessed in two written examinations that take place at the end. 

 



 

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Future opportunities

You could take this course to prepare for advanced level courses such as an A/AS Level in English or you may need to strengthen your grades by completing a foundation or intermediate vocational qualification.

With further training, you could go into a job related to English such as a Teacher, Journalist or Editor.

You could also go straight into employment and do further training or part time study with the support of your employer.

Further information

The Lenham School English Department

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 15 November 2017
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