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GCSE English at Walsall Adult & Community College

Course description

This course will be beneficial for people wishing to gain a level 2 qualification in English. This can then lead on to other further and higher education courses. If you simply have a general interest in the subject and want to learn more, then this would be ideal. /p>

Course content

This course will provide you the opportunity to develop your reading, writing and speaking and listening skills. You will study a play by Shakespeare, poetry, prose and enhance your creative writing skills. You will learn how to present a topic, participate in role play and improve group discussion skills

Entry requirements

You will need to have completed a Level 2 qualification in functional skills English, or have recently achieved a grade D in GCSE (within three years).

If you do not qualify for the GCSE English course we offer Functional English Skills level 2 as an alternative. Call the Guidance Team on 01922 663000 for more information.

Further information

For more information please visit or call the Guidance Team on 01922 663000

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Walsall Adult & Community College directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 30 Weeks
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  • Number of planned places: 50


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    • Walsall Adult and Community offer learning that is local to you - only a walk, bus or bike ride away. Our two main learning centres are at Hawbush Centre in Leamore and our Whitehall Centre in Caldmore - both at the heart of the community.

      You will find both centres a mature, warm and comfortable learning environment, well supported with ICT and specialist learning facitilites to support your learning journey.