GCSE English at Eccles Sixth Form College
Eccles Sixth Form College is now offering the new AQA English Language syllabus
The course involves reading and analysing a series of short extracts from fiction and non-fiction texts, including some comparision betweent texts. You will study many aspects of English, including analysis, communication skills and the key transferable skills of spelling, punctuation and grammar. There is also a spoken language element.
There will be two exams in June each worth 50% of the overall grade. Grades will range from 9 to 1 with 9 as an A*. Target grades for a pass will be 4, which is equivalent to a grade C. There is also a compulsory spoken language assesment but this does not contribute to the final grade.
Full time courses are free to 16-18 year olds who are EU citizens
A pass grade in GCSE English will be a key qualification if you are applying for a University place and will improve your employment chances. A pass in English at GCSE will also help you secure your preferred college place and is an essential requirement for university courses. Most careers now require GCSE English and is mandatory for careers in the police service, local government, nursing, midwifery, social services, teaching and many others
You will have a Mentor who ensures that your training fits your requirements and offers the skills needed for the job
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.