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GCSE English Online

This course is designed to prepare you for the GCSE language syllabus and will offer an option to undertake your GCSE exam here at Petroc.

Weekly sessions will include virtual classroom learning, webinars and online tutorial.

The course will focus on reading and writing elements only, preparing you to analyse both fiction and non-fiction and produce both creative and persuasive written responses.

Weekly sessions will include virtual classroom learning, webinars and an online tutorial. We provide inclusive, differentiated and challenging resources to meet the diverse needs of our learners.

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Sep 2021 : North Devon : Part-time
Course Code : PTB476 (2021)
Level : Level 2
Duration : 1 Year

Cost : Total Fee £414

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Course details


You will undertake termly assessment to check progress. The final exam will be undertaken during the May/June exam season.

Entry Requirements

Studying online can be extremely challenging. Ideally, this course is designed for students with a prior attainment of Functional Skills Level 2 or grade 3/D GCSE.


GCSE English is a stepping stone to further and higher education.

Facilities and resources

Access to the internet and a personal computer are essential.


Q: Is there any funding available to help pay for my course?

A: Many of our courses are free to attend (subject to eligibility). We will carry out a fee assessment when you enrolment to establish if you meet this criteria.

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Staring Date : 15/09/2021
Course Code : PTB476 (2021) North Devon campus Apply

Why Petroc should be your first choice

Petroc offers high quality education and training across North and Mid Devon. We provide outstanding learning, excellent facilities, strong connections to employers and a supportive environment to help you fulfil your education goals and set you on your path to the career of your dreams.

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We offer a supportive and inclusive environment where you can flourish and feel a valued member of the college and wider community. 


Our teaching spaces and facilities are some of the best in the region, providing stimulating and true-to-life learning environments. 


We’ll provide you with the experiences you need to be ready for employment or the next step on your educational journey.

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