English GCSE - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

You must be aged 19+ at 31 August of the current academic year.

The aim of the course is to enhance your communication skills by equipping you to read, write, speak and listen effectively. The course includes study of:

  • Fiction and non-fiction texts including multimodal and media material.
  • Class and group discussion
  • Research tasks

Assessment Methods

Assessment is either through Unit 1 and Unit 2 exams, plus Speaking & Listening or Unit 1 exam and Unit 2 Personal Project, plus Speaking & Listening. You will be given detailed information about these exams during your first week.

Progression Options

On successful completion of your GCSE English you to progress to other courses, employment or university.

Course Summary

Course Title English GCSE
Entry Requirements

Entry qualification is GCSE English/English Language grade D or 3 (a
certificate must be produced) with additional assessment taken on entry to
college. Please note you will need to apply for this course and should not enrol

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