GCSE English Language

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Course content

  • Component 1: Fiction and Imaginative Writing
  • Component 2: Non-fiction and Transactional Writing
  • Speaking and Listening Endorsement

Assessment of the course will be in the form of exams at the end of the course.

Who is the course for?

  • Students achieving grade D / 3 in a GCSE for English language
  • Students who have achieved a L2 Functional Skills English qualification
  • Adults aged 19+

Entry requirements

  • Grade D / 3 in a GCSE for English language
  • Level 2 Functional Skills English qualification

When is the course run?

September 2019


This is regarded as an important qualification by employers and as a minimum standard for entry onto higher level courses at other colleges.

Study Programme

If you are aged 16 – 18 or up to 24 who declare a disability and have an EHC Plan this course will form part of your study programme. The programme includes a vocational study area, English and maths qualifications, employability skills, a work placement and other personal development and enrichment opportunities.

Course Fees

English qualifications are free for everyone up to Level 2.