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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.


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


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.