English: GCSE (EMB02AA22)

In order to register for this course, we require you to take an assessment. Please call us on 03456 01 01 61 or email [email protected] for more information.


The Arena Skills Centre, Bognor Regis

18:30 - 21:00


2.5 hours x 30 sessions

Gillian Brown

03456 01 01 61


Up to 100% concession available, please call call us on 0345 6010161 for more information.

What is the course about?

Learning for work. This course will prepare you for taking a GCSE examination in English (AQA English 8700) in May/June 2023. You will study a wide range of English techniques and learn how to read texts fluently whilst analysing them critically. You will critically read, analyse and evaluate a wide range of literature and non-fiction texts from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries as well as other types of writing such as reviews and journalism. You will summarise and synthesise information and ideas from texts and make comparisons between texts. You will use knowledge gained to improve your own writing, which will be expected to be effective and coherent whilst making good and appropriate use of standard English.

What previous experience, knowledge or qualifications do I need for this course?

Students on this course will have been successfully assessed as having the potential to gain the GCSE in one year or will be students who are hoping to improve existing grades.

What do I need to bring with me?

Paper, writing equipment and a folder to organise your notes and work in

Are there any additional costs?

You may need to purchase a specific revision guide and reading texts. Your tutor will discuss this with you

What can I do next?

GCSE English is a requirement for progression on to many further and higher education courses. GCSE maths is widely recognised and valued by employers.

Course Location

The Arena Skills Centre
The Regis School Campus
Westloats Lane
Bognor Regis
West Sussex
PO21 5LH