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English GCSE Level 1/2 at Oakwood Park Grammar School

Course description

Key stage 4 tests detailed knowledge of texts in various genres, and language skills which involve analysis, argument, persuasion, explanation and exploration in speech and writing. Two written papers and coursework 40% All entry at the Higher tier.

Entry requirements

Compulsory. GCSE level work begins immediately after SATS in year 9.

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.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Oakwood Park Grammar School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years