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GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE (WED) P/T EVE
Start Date 
2 Oct 2019
End Date 
3 Jun 2020
Attendance 
Part Time
GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE (TUES) P/T DAY
Start Date 
1 Oct 2019
End Date 
2 Jun 2020
Attendance 
Part Time
GCSE MATHEMATICS (THURS) P/T EVE
Start Date 
3 Oct 2019
End Date 
4 Jun 2020
Attendance 
Part Time
GCSE MATHEMATICS (TUE) P/T DAY
Start Date 
2 Oct 2019
End Date 
3 Jun 2020
Attendance 
Part Time
GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE (FRI AM) P/T DAY
Start Date 
4 Oct 2019
End Date 
5 Jun 2020
Attendance 
Part Time
Target audience 

Students who require a grade 9-4 and/or wish to increase their GCSE profile in order to progress to further study or in their chosen career

Entry requirements 

Hartlepool College realises that motivation to succeed is far more
important than academic achievement in studying part-time courses, and so there
are no formal requirements for studying a GCSE course.
However, entry will be
subject to a short informal interview to determine your motivation together with
previous experience and/or academic achievement, and in some cases this may also
include a pre-course assessment if required. If we feel that a GCSE is too big a
step then we will advise you regarding a more appropriate course of study.

Course content 


  • English - there are opportunites to explore, read and produce a variety of
    text types (including fiction and media texts) with two final exams in
    May/June.

  • Maths - Number, Algebra, Geometry and Measure, Statistics and
    Probability.
Teaching & Learning 

A variety of methods will be used depending upon the topics being studied. These will include classroom teaching, practical activities, group work, independent study and online activities.

Assessment criteria 

GCSE English Language is assessed through two end of year exams:



  • Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing - this is split into
    two sections:  Section A assesses reading skills (50% of the paper) and
    Section B assesses descriptive/narrative writing (50% of the paper);

  • Paper 2: Writers' Viewpoints and Perspectives - this exam is also split
    into two sections:  Section A again assesses reading skills (50% of the
    paper) and Section B assesses writing to present a viewpoint (50% of the
    paper).

There is also a Spoken Language component, but this does not count towards
the final grade.


Mathematics



  • Mathematics is assessed by two formal external examinations taken at the
    end of the year

 


 


Progression 

Further academic study, Level 3 vocational qualifications and progression within employment.

Other information 

These are two year full-time courses delivered in one year.

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Application & Enrolment

You are able to apply online for all courses, however to complete your course enrolment fully, you will need to have an interview and then be accepted onto a course. The only courses available to enrol online are Full Cost courses, if you wish to enrol on any other course please call into Student Services or call 01429 295000.

Full Cost course fees are inclusive of VAT.

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