English GCSE at Stanground Academy
This course is mandatory for any student who did not achieve a grade 5 or above in English language at GCSE and is on a programme of study at Stanground Academy.
Students will be taught through a variety of methods, including: small group and whole group discussion, teacher-led lessons and completing independent research to present to the group.
Through this course students will study how to
· use the English language effectively to write descriptively and persuasively
· to read a range of fiction and non-fiction texts and consider different techniques used by writers to engage the interest of readers.
They will also:
· develop the ability to communicate clearly, accurately and effectively when speaking and writing.
· learn how to use a wide range of vocabulary, and the correct grammar, spelling and punctuation
learn how to analyse language and structural devices in detail
Students will be assessed through external exams:
Paper 1: Explorations in creative reading and writing
Paper 2: Writers viewpoints and perspectives
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stanground Academy directly.