GCSE English at City Skills Centre - Salford City College
Salford College is now offering the new AQA English Language syllabus
The course involves reading and analysing a series of short extracts from fiction and non-fiction texts, including some comparison betweetn texts. You will study many aspects of English including creative and formal writing, language analysis, communication skills and the key transferable skills of spelling, punctuation and grammar. There is also a spoken language element.
There will be two exams in June, each worth 50% of the overall grade. Grades will range from 9-1, with 9 as an A*. Target for a pass will be 4, which is equivalent to a grade C. There is also a compulsory spoken language assessment but this does not contribute to the final grade.
All full-time courses are free to 16-18 year olds who are an EU citizen.
A pass grade in GCSE Engish will be a key qualification if you are applying for a university place and will improve your employment chances. A pass in English GCSE will also help secure your preferred college place and is an essential requirement for university courses. Most careers now require a GCSE English and it is mandatory for careers in the police service, local government, nursing, midwifery, social services, teaching and many others
How to apply
You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.