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English Language GCSE

This course is intended for students aged 19+ who wish to achieve a GCSE in English Language in one year. It is an intensive course requiring commitment, hard work and a further one to two hours each week for studying and homework, in addition to weekly classes.

The course follows the AQA syllabus, which involves speaking and listening activities as well as exams. Classes are 2.5 hours long and run for around 33 weeks.

We offer a daytime class and several evening classes, so that students who have work or family commitments can attend on a day which fits into their schedule.

Courses are free for all students who do not already have a GCSE or O Level at grade C and above or 4 and above (subject to eligibility criteria).

Entry Requirements

There is an assessment which students are required to pass. This ensures that you are on the correct level of course.

What do I need to bring?

A pen and notebook/folder with paper.

Assessment/Exam information

There are two exams which are held at the start of June. In addition there is a speaking and listening task which has to be completed as part of the course by April. All the components must be completed to achieve a GCSE English Language.

Other information

Swindon College offers a friendly and relaxed learning atmosphere, with highly qualified staff delivering a successful course. Students have access to the many learning facilities which the College offers, including extensive library resources and internet access.

What can I do next?

By gaining this qualification you could progress onto a number of different vocational courses or onto A level English. A GCSE is also a requirement of many employers

Qualification description

On successful completion of the course students will have achieved a GCSE in English Language

Course information & how to apply

Length Start Date End Date Course Fees Course Code
33 weeks Variable Variable Fees to be determined
16-18 do not pay Tuition, Exams or Materials Fees
Variable start dates information

This course has variable start dates. Please contact us using one of the options below:

UCAS/UKPASS Code: Not Applicable
Study type: Part Time
Times: 09:00 - 20:30
Hours per week: 2.50
Study days: ENQ

Any extra costs

Courses are free for all students who do not already have a GCSE or O Level at grade C or above or 4 or above (subject to eligibility criteria). Additional costs would be minimal.

How to apply

Contact Student Services Swindon College, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1DY - 01793 498106