GCSE English

Start Date

TBC

Day / Time

Tuesdays 1pm to 4pm or Thursdays 6pm to 9pm

Duration

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Campus

Baltic Campus

GCSE English

This course is for you if:
• You want to access further or higher education
• You wish to progress at work or access new job opportunities

You will be introduced to a range of texts and engage with creative, as well as real and relevant contexts. You will have opportunities to develop higher-order reading and critical thinking skills that encourage genuine enquiry into different topics and themes.

The course will enable you to develop the skills you need to read, understand and analyse a wide range of different texts covering the 19th, 20th and 21st century time periods, as well as to write clearly, coherently and accurately using a range of vocabulary and sentence structures. Personal response is key to this course and focusing on the effect of all these techniques is central.

For GCSE English Language students should be able to:
• Read fluently, and with good understanding, a wide range of texts from the 19th, 20th and
21st centuries, including literature and literary non-fiction as well as other writing such as
reviews and journalism
• Read and evaluate texts critically and make comparisons between texts
• Summarise and synthesise information or ideas from texts
• Use knowledge gained from wide reading to inform and improve your own writing
• Write effectively and coherently using Standard English
• Use grammar correctly and punctuate and spell accurately
• Acquire and apply a wide vocabulary, alongside a knowledge and understanding of
grammatical terminology, and linguistic conventions for reading, writing and spoken language
• Listen to and understand spoken language and use spoken Standard English effectively

What about after the course?
Future
Careers:
  • Authors, writers and translators
What
you could
earn:
Potential
£28,163
Entry level
£19,136
Average
£28,163

Baltic Campus