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English GCSE at Franklin College

Course description

You will further develop your ability to write for specific purposes and audiences, to read for pleasure and information. You will also develop your speaking and listening skills. In GCSE English Language you will study one collection of poetry or a play, undertake a spoken language study and learn to write creatively. You will learn how to work independently and write well-structured answers in timed conditions. You will work on your examination technique, learn how to read exam questions in the right way and develop the confidence to approach your exam in a positive way.

Entry requirements

If you do not already have a GCSE English grade C or above or it is unlikely that you will achieve one, you will be advised at interview that you will need to study GCSE English Language. Some students may be advised to take a Functional Skills qualification in preparation for study at GCSE level.


60% Exam 40% Coursework

Future opportunities

A grade C in GCSE English Language is a necessary requirement at Franklin College for all A Level courses and is often an entry requirement for employment and university.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Franklin College directly.

Last updated date: 10 August 2016

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