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Course Overview

Students will have the opportunity to re-sit GCSE English if they did not achieve the necessary grade at school. Also, students who have never taken the qualification will have the opportunity to do so.

The qualification will take either one or two years depending on how far students need to travel with their skill sets.

Course Topics

  • Reading fiction
  • Reading literary non-fiction
  • Narrative and descriptive writing
  • Writing to present a viewpoint
  • Recognise and apply a range of language features
  • Revise spelling, punctuation and grammar techniques
  • Understanding viewpoints and perspectives
  • Speaking and listening skills
  • Building confidence
  • Time management

Course Features

  • Develop your skills of writing for a variety of audiences and purposes.
  • Lessons are varied, enjoyable and taught by experienced, creative teachers.
  • Apply your analytical skills to a wide variety of texts form real-life speech and writing.
  • English Language GCSE is required for any career path or progression route.
  • Literacy and oracy skills are needed in every area of life.


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Awarding Body: AQA

Where Courses Become Careers

GCSE English Language is a vital qualification for all careers. All university courses now require at least grade 5 in GCSE English Language. It is therefore essential for every student who has the ambition of undertaking higher education or employment to take this course if they do not yet have at least a grade 5.

Make your mark

How SFC will help you to boost your CV by developing your skills and qualifications…

The skills that you’ll learn on this course are widely applicable to many careers and university courses. To be able to affectively share your ideas and communicate with others are imperative skills that are essential for your future.


If you are unsure what course you think you should choose or what career you would like to aspire towards then contact Admissions:

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