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Intensive Maths Gcse Coursework

GCSE English for Adults

About the Course

On this intensive course, you will complete five pieces of written coursework and possibly three assessed oral assignments in the first term. Coursework includes essays on Shakespeare and on a prose text, a poetry assignment and two pieces of creative writing. You will study a collection of poetry and practice comprehension based on broadsheet articles and other non/fiction material.
 

A high standard of accuracy is needed to achieve a grade C or above so students are expected to work hard on their grammar, spelling, punctuation and essay planning.

Study times are one class of 3 hours per week. We offer daytime classes and also evening classes from 5.45pm - 9.00pm on Tuesdays or Thursdays.

WHAT WILL I STUDY

  • You will study three Literary texts: a Shakespeare play, poems from different cultures, and a prose text (such as a novel, or some short stories), and you will do a written assessment for each
  • You will do two pieces of creative writing
  • You will do your written coursework named above as controlled assessments (in supervised conditions)
  • You will do one exam, testing reading and writing skills at the end of the year
  • You will learn how to analyse texts, write answers, read for meanings in texts, and write using particular forms of writing during the course
  • •*the course outline/content named above may change in the forthcoming year

SPECIFIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • If you have taken GCSE before, we would expect you to have a grade D in order to be successful on this intensive one year programme
  • If you have not taken GCSE before, or it is a long time since you have studied, we will ask you to take an assessment to look at your reading and writing before accepting you on to the one-year GCSE course. We may then advise you to take a course which gives you a chance to brush up some of your skills before taking GCSE the following year

WHAT COULD I DO NEXT?

  • GCSE English is an essential requirement for many careers, including Teaching, Social Work and the Health Professions. With a good GCSE grade there are a wide range of career options open to you
  • If you want to take your studies further, you could progress to an Access to Higher Education Diploma, and then to a degree course
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  1. Hi.
    A big thank you for reading my post.

    I left school as a student without any care, neither was i bothered about GCSE's.
    Now due to my job, they have requested i go to university.

    The route to me getting into university is, resit GCSE's, take a college access course, then go onto university.

    the problem is i cant find anywhere that are sitting GCSE's with lessons before September 16.

    So i am posting today to ask if anybody knows of any "intensive" GCSE's courses,

    the GCSE's i am looking for is Maths and English.

    i live in Brighton south east England.

    although anything within 50 miles i would be happy to travel to.

    Once again, Thank you for reading my post.


  2. If your not doing access course at this current moment than you should do GCSE English and Maths in the next academic year (September 2016) and apply at around July 2015.

    If your doing the access course at this current moment, wasn't they meant to check your passes before? Plus you should be doing higher tier as you would need more than a C in university-level I think.

    http://www.ccb.ac.uk/public/courses/access try here, they'll adivse you on what to do etc just make sure you do higher tier (univerities look down on foundation tier)
    (Original post by irdanknight)
    Hi.
    A big thank you for reading my post.

    I left school as a student without any care, neither was i bothered about GCSE's.
    Now due to my job, they have requested i go to university.

    The route to me getting into university is, resit GCSE's, take a college access course, then go onto university.

    the problem is i cant find anywhere that are sitting GCSE's with lessons before September 16.

    So i am posting today to ask if anybody knows of any "intensive" GCSE's courses,

    the GCSE's i am looking for is Maths and English.

    i live in Brighton south east England.

    although anything within 50 miles i would be happy to travel to.

    Once again, Thank you for reading my post.

  3. Hi, Thanks for the comment.

    I'm not currently studying for my access course, I was hoping to do it this September 16.

    although before i can get on the course i need to do my GCSE's in maths and English once again, unfortunately

    i was just wondering if there is somewhere local that do intensive, i.e 12 weeks 3 days a week of maths and English with a test at the end of the 12 weeks.

    there used to be a place in Portslade brighton, but it has now decided to not carry this course on, knowing these guys done the course, i would just assume there must be another college or learning center that do this course.

    Thanks for your reply once again.
    (Original post by ckfeister)
    If your not doing access course at this current moment than you should do GCSE English and Maths in the next academic year (September 2016) and apply at around July 2015.

    If your doing the access course at this current moment, wasn't they meant to check your passes before? Plus you should be doing higher tier as you would need more than a C in university-level I think.

    http://www.ccb.ac.uk/public/courses/access try here, they'll adivse you on what to do etc just make sure you do higher tier (univerities look down on foundation tier)