Course overviewThe introductory course you will give you the confidence to progress onto the Step up to GCSE English Language course. While attending the introductory course you will complete an online initial assessment to provide you with your working at level. The main topics within the course will be reading for understanding, recognition of authorial choice of tone and style, and choosing one’s own writing style. Throughout the course you will develop your basic punctuation and grammar, and the accurate use of sentences and paragraphs.
What else do I need to know?Please note that courses run subject to minimum viable class sizes. Please note there may be additional costs for books, materials or other expenses.
In addition, a functional skills English class will run alongside the GCSE class, and will be available as an alternative to the GCSE English language course.
What are the entry requirements?
You will need to complete a formal interview prior to starting the introductory course. During the interview you will need to demonstrate a good level of English reading ands writing skills through an online assessment.
How is it assessed?
Towards the end of the introductory course your will undertake a GCSE entry test.
What financial support is on offer?
A range of financial support may be available for adult students to help towards the cost of your fees, equipment, childcare and/or other expenses while studying, depending on your personal circumstances and the course you are studying. For full details please visit www.nscg.ac.uk/finance
What can I do next?
After successfully passing the GCSE entry exam, demonstrating excellent attendance, good results on your initial assessment and excellent work commitment, you will be offered a place on the GCSE English course.
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