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This is a one year re-sit course designed to give students the necessary reading and writing skills to achieve a 4 Grade in English which will allow them to continue their studies at a higher level.
Students will study a wide range of texts from 19th, 20th and 21st centuries, including literature and literary non-fiction as well as other writing such as reviews and journalism.
They will read and evaluate texts critically and make comparisons between texts, summarise and synthesise information or ideas from texts.
In addition, students will use knowledge gained from wide-reading to inform and improve their own writing.
The College runs a number of educational experiences each year to enable students to contextualise their learning. These experiences include trips to The Globe, The National Theatre, Chichester Festival and includes talks/workshops from visiting speakers.
This is a one-year course, with two one hour, 45 minute exams being, each equally weighted at 50% of the final mark.
This course is designed to cater for students who achieved a Grade 3 and would like to improve their grade to a Grade 4.
Coulsdon Sixth Form College has an excellent record with students who realise that this examination is the key to further achievement.
The exam board for this GCSE is AQA.
How to Apply
Applications for entry September 2017
The application form for the academic year 2017-2018 is available to download here.
Students should return their completed forms directly to Coulsdon College, NOT their schools. All applications will be considered according to the College's Admissions Policy Admissions Policy.
Please see the Admissions timetable for information about the College’s enrolment process.
Download Course Leaflet
Download the English Language GCSE information leaflet.