september, 2022

2022sat10sep10:00 am3:00 pmEnglish Get Ready For GCSEThis funded short course is suitable for learners who want to do the full year of GCSE English.Coleridge Community CollegeDay:Saturday,Thursday length of course: 7.5 hours (5 + 2.5)


(Saturday) 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Coleridge Community College

Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ

length of course

7.5 hours (5 + 2.5)


Course details

Brief Description:

This short 7.5-hour course is for adults who are considering the full GCSE English course. You will cover introductory sessions on Reading of Texts, Creative Writing, Persuasive/Transactional Writing by specifying transactional writing and creative writing (non-fiction and fiction); Speaking and Listening.

2 sessions (Saturday 10/9/22, Thursday 15/9/22)

SATURDAY 10.00 – 15.00 and THURSDAY 18.00 – 20.30

The course will be held in centre at Coleridge Community College, Radegund Road, Cambridge, CB1 3RJ

This course is key to you finding out about the full year course. It will include a diagnostic screening, discussion of prior learning, an overview of the GCSE syllabus and requirements.

Work will be set each week, to be completed before the following lesson. An individual learning plan will be completed weekly with your tutor.
The course is fully funded by Cambridgeshire Skills – full attendance is required. You will complete an enrolment form, so that funding can be applied for; you will also need to provide your National Insurance number and show a form of photographic ID (passport, driving licence etc.)

On completion of this course, the tutor will advise about enrolling on the full year GCSE English course; runs mid-September to June.

Previous Experience and Knowledge Needed?

You should have studied English to Functional Skills Level 2 or have a recent GCSE Grade D/3 (or equivalent). Please email the office if you have O-levels / CSEs or qualifications from outside the UK to check equivalency.



Please email or call the office on 01223 712340


Emma MillerEmma Miller is a Media Studies graduate and has just completed an MA in Criminology. She is a feminist theorist whose areas of expertise are in trafficking, terrorism and violent crime. Emma has 12 years of experience teaching in the adult education sector.


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