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English (Combined) at Shaftesbury School

Course description

English: This is a one year course comprising three units:Unit 1: English Today (Controlled assessment in reading and writing). Unit 2: The Writer’s Craft (2 hour examination in June: a contemporary novel, a Shakespeare play and writing for a purpose and audience). Unit 3: Creative English (Controlled assessment: 3 speaking and listening assessments and a piece of creative writing). The examination board is Pearson/Edexcel. This course is specifically for students who have failed to achieve a C grade in GCSE English/English Language. The final examination will take place in June 2015.

Entry requirements

Grade E or above in GCSE Maths, English and three other subjects.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Shaftesbury School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year