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English Language GCSE

Subject Description

The skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening are of vital importance in many areas. Not only are they essential in many careers, they also underpin successful study at all levels and a proficiency in them can also add immeasurably to an individual’s general quality of life.

Attaining a GCSE English Language qualification enables you to secure further learning opportunities and career choices. It also prepares you to use language to participate effectively in society and employment.

We 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.

Future Destinations:

GCSE English language is an entry requirement for study at degree level.



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Our assessments have been designed to inspire and motivate you, providing appropriate stretch and challenge whilst ensuring, as far as possible, that the assessment and texts are accessible.


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