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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 9 and head North on the A41 towards Bicester. At the roundabout take the third exit continuing on to the A41, and at the next roundabout take the second exit along the A4421. Go straight over the next three roundabouts and take the first exit on the fourth roundabout into Launton Road. Take the first turning on the left into Telford Industrial Estate, then left again into Telford Road. The college is at the end of the road on the left hand side.
      • From Buckingham/Milton Keynes: follow the A4421 from Buckingham to just outside the town of Bicester. You will come to a large roundabout at Caversfield. Turn left at this roundabout (this is the ring road around Bicester and will be signposted A41 Aylesbury).
 At the next roundabout turn right into Launton Road. Take the first turing on the left into Telford Industrial Estate, then left again into Telford Road. The college is at the end of the road on the left hand side.
      • From the A43: turn left at Baynards Green (Garage) roundabout towards Bicester. Continue to the next roundabout just outside Bicester, and turn left towards the Ring Road (A41). 
Go straight over the following roundabout and then turn right at the next one towards Bicester Town. Take next turn left into the Telford Industrial Estate, then left again into Telford Road. The college is at the end of the road on the left hand side.