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English GCSE Resit at Banbury and Bicester College

Course description

This course comprises of lessons and blended learning through our Virtual Learning Environment and other online resources. We have both an evening class and a daytime class. You will be expected to carry out additional study at home and while not essential, internet access is an advantage.

Course content

This is a GCSE English course, delivered in one academic year. 

You will complete a coursework portfolio demonstrating different writing styles and skills, develop comprehension skills through reading various forms of literature. In addition you will take part in speaking and listening assessments.

Entry requirements

You will take part in a pre-course skills check which will assess your comprehension and writing skills.

While previous GCSE grades are not a requirement, learners who hold a GCSE at grade D or Functional Skills at level 2, will find this course suitable to improve their qualification portfolio.

Future opportunities

This course can prepare you for an Access to Higher Education Diploma and can assist with employment opportunities.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Banbury and Bicester College directly.

Last updated date: 22 January 2016
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      • From the M40, leave the motorway at Junction 11 and leave roundabout onto A422.
      • Continue down A422 and leave roundabout onto A361, Southam Road. Turn left on A361 (Southam Road) on to Horse Fair.
      • Leave the roundabout onto B4035, West Bar Street. Follow West Bar Street on to Broughton Road and the main entrance to the campus is on the right hand side.

      The Banbury Campus is approximately 15-20 minutes walk from the train and bus station.