Full-time GCSE programme
If you are 16-19 years old and are keen to improve your GCSE grades so you can move into further education, this programme is for you. It’s a one-year programme aimed at those who have achieved below the required number of GCSE grades at C (or 4) or above and therefore have not been able to progress to Level 3.
You will be studying an intensive one year programme that consists of the following GCSEs:
- Double Science
How you will learn
You will study using a range of techniques including groupwork, independent study, research, practical activities and homework. Classes will take place over four days a week between 9am and 5pm. We expect our students to be fully committed to their studies and attend all timetabled lessons, talks, tutorials and workshops.
You will develop the skills necessary for further academic study, such as: strong report writing, essay writing and study skills, including presentation skills. In addition, students can expect to attend trips and visits according to the needs of the individual subjects. You will also have a weekly tutorial and there are many enrichment opportunities available.
You will improve the wider skills vital for success in further study or employment, including self-confidence, speaking in front of others, working with others, taking responsibility and managing your time. By the end of the course, you will have benefited from a valuable insight into future careers open to you.