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English GCSE at Warlingham School

Course description

English The course aims to extend students through a study of different materials from those encountered in Year 11. Through discussion and analysis of some literary texts and non fiction materials, the students will be encouraged to develop a more mature style of writing as well as improving their skills and techniques. Units of work will be continuously assessed and will cover a range of tasks for different purposes and audiences. Assessment Format 40% coursework (20% written, 20% oral) 60% final examination Possible Careers and Further Education Leading to Employment, ‘A’ level Courses and GNVQ courses.

Entry requirements

GCSE English Grade D or below

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

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Warlingham School directly.

Last updated date: 26 May 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year