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Level 2 GCSE English & Maths Study Programme at Henley College Coventry

Course description

his is a fantastic opportunity for any 16-18 year old who didn’t get the GCSE English and maths grades they wanted in previous education. This course aims for you to improve those all-important GCSE English and maths skills to help you progress onto a Level 3 course or apprenticeship of your choice the following academic year.

Preparation, motivation and attendance are central to this programme of study, as well as being key drivers towards success.

In GCSE English, the focus is on analysing both fiction and non-fiction texts ranging from the 19th Century to present day. You will also develop your creative writing and opinionated writing ability. You are expected to have strong grammatical skills before entering the course.

GCSE Maths, is invaluable for your future no matter what you are aiming for. Maths is one of the best subjects to develop your analytical, research and problem-solving skills. Not only will maths give you the knowledge to tackle scientific, mechanical and abstract problems, it will also help you develop logic to tackle everyday issues like planning projects, managing budgets and even debating effectively. It will benefit your other subjects too.

Within this full-time programme, we will focus on key numeracy skills and help you to succeed even if you find maths challenging.

There are 5 key areas you will study:

  • Number
  • Ratio, Proportion and Rates of change
  • Algebra
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Geometry and Measure

Alongside studying your GCSEs, you will be expected to partake in work experience which will give you an insight into the world of employment.

You will also have a weekly tutorial with a personal tutor who will focus on target setting and reviewing your progress on the course. They will support you with every step of your journey.

A timetabled study skills lesson will also aid your progression and help you reach your true potential and optimise your chances of success.

Entry requirements

You must be 16-18 years old and have achieved a minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade 3/2 (D/E) including English and maths.

Alternatively, when invited into the college you will be conducting an online test and a sample of free writing in which you must achieve a Level 1 or 2.

Your place on the course is subject to an interview.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Henley College Coventry directly.

Last updated date: 30 October 2017
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