English Language (GCSE 9-1)

Entry Requirements 

This course is compulsory for students who have not yet achieved a grade 4 in GCSE English Language.


The course covers two units that are assessed for GCSE English Language. Students need to show functional skills in understanding and producing non-fiction texts, together with speaking and listening and writing creatively.


The course will be completed when students gain a Grade 4 in either the November re-take or in the summer.

Career Opportunities

Achieving a Grade 4 in English Language is a requirement for many further courses, higher education and career opportunities.