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English at Palmer's College

Course description

We offer the opportunity to improve your GCSE English grade. We have a large team of experienced and dedicated teachers and our pass rate is higher than the national average.

A grade C or above in GCSE English is required for nearly all further and higher education and for a wide range of employment.

Course content

You will complete four controlled assessment tasks covering the following areas:
• Extended Reading
• Creative Writing
• A Spoken Language study

You will also complete a number of speaking and listening activities in class, including discussion, presenting and role playing. 

Entry requirements

Grade D in GCSE English Language.

Assessment

You will have one written examination at the end of the year.

Further information

More information on this course is available on the College website www.palmers.ac.uk

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How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Palmer's College directly.

Last updated date: 21 October 2015
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    • We are a specialist sixth form college providing post-16 education in South Essex to over 2000 students. Palmer's College is a warm and welcoming college and offers a fantastic team of teaching and support staff alongside superb new facilities.  The College has spent an impressive £4.2 million to improve its student facilities over the past three years.

      There is a place for everyone at Palmer’s – our students are treated like adults, make great friends and achieve success in A-levels, BTEC and secretarial courses.