General Certificate in Secondary Education (GCSEs)

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These courses are for those who need to improve on some of their GCSE grades.

These courses are for those who need to improve on some of their GCSE grades. After a discussion with a tutor, you will be given a personal programme to suit your needs.

What I'll learn

We offer GCSEs in Business, Biology, Chemistry, English, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology, Sociology, Art and Retail.

It may include one AS Level to further your progress towards other courses or a career depending on your GCSE grades.


How I'll learn

We will help you to develop your abilities in these areas:

  • Teamwork
  • Problem solving
  • Positive attitude – such as punctuality, commitment and honesty
  • Vocational competence and knowledge
  • Motivation
  • English language skills (written and verbal)
  • Numeracy
  • Computer literacy


How I'll be assessed

You will be assessed via a combination of coursework and/or examinations depending on your chosen subjects. 


Entry Requirements

You will need 4 GCSEs at grade D or 3-1, or equivalent (including English and maths) and a positive school reference.

If you do not have a grade C or 4 in GCSE English and maths, you will be required to be working towards achieving this alongside your course.



How to Apply

You can apply for this programme online. Simply follow the link to ‘apply now’ on your chosen programme page.
You will then be asked to register or log in to progress with your application.

As part of your application, you will be asked to provide us with your contact details, how your chosen programme fits with your future plans and if you require any extra support (for example, because of a disability, medical condition, learning or language support needs.) Please include full details of your qualifications from your own country, as well as details of any English language tests you have taken.

Printed application forms are also available.

Please contact our Careers team if you need advice and guidance to help you choose the right programme for you.