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GCSE English

We can offer GCSE maths and English as well as Functional Skills for those who don’t have the appropriate qualifications. You will be assessed prior to starting the course and you will be put into a class based on your ability.

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Start date
Jan 2021

Duration
Dependent on ability and working level

Level
Functional Skills & GCSE

Attendance
Part-Time

Location
Across the North East

About the course

Our GCSE English course is aimed for individuals who like to progress with their careers, but they need a GCSE in English, or for those who would like to become proficient in their knowledge and understanding of maths. Learners will cover key elements such as reading, writing and spoken language.

Our GCSE English course is available for all ages from school leaver to adults. This course is taught once a week for approx three hours of classroom learning. The course is assessed through exams throughout and at the end of the academic year.

What do you need to apply for the course?

Entry Level – No previous qualifications are required for this programme, however, a pre-course interview will be required before a place is offered.
There will be an initial assessment for all learners at the start of the course to assess current abilities.

Course Costs

GCSE’s are free for those learners on our Study Programmes.
Our GCSE courses are also free for anyone aged over 19.

How will you be assessed?

You will be assessed via written assessments and exams. Our GCSEs in maths and English are based around the AQA assessment method, and designed with the classroom in mind. We offer subject expertise and targeted resources as well as support for post-16, adults and resits.

Aims

For learners to successfully improve their grades and gain an appropriate GCSE qualification in English in order to progress in their careers or further study.

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AQA

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GCSE English has taught me a lot. From going in and not knowing metaphors, and many other language techniques to knowing how to use my imagination to express (myself). Not only do you learn new things but you make new friends and (have) a positive relationship with your mentor (tutor).

Nicole Hedley
English Learner

I’d definitely recommend Springboard because it gives you the chance to gain qualifications and learn new things. There’s forklift training and many other things that might suit you. For maths and English, I wasn’t too good to start off with but once I got comfortable with what I was doing I enjoyed learning and was really focused on my work which led me to passing my English. Overall Springboard is a fantastic place to learn new skills!

Josh Douglas
English Learner

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