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English Language at Thrybergh Academy and Sports College

Course description

This specification allows pupils to develop skills in functional English; to analyse and investigate language; and to experiment and use language creatively

Course content

4 controlled assessments: Spoken Language Study, Extended Reading and two Writing Assessments

A Speaking and Listening components that develops skills in presenting, discussion and role play

1 external exam

Entry requirements



The external examination and controlled assessments are available once a year with a re-sit option. Exam papers are available in both foundation and higher tiers to cater for all abilities

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

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Course code: 500/7918/9