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English GCSE

Week commencing 21/03/16 (week 35)
  • Assessment to start at 9.30/1.30
  • Length 2 1/4 hours
  • Minimum stay 1 hr (cannot leave (within last 15 mins)
English Functional Skills

Reading paper week commencing 11/01/16 (week 25)
  • Assessment to start at 9.30/1.30
  • Length 1 hour reading paper
Writing paper week commencing 29/02/16 (week 32)
  • Assessment to start at 9.30/1.30
  • Length 1 hour writing paper
Maths GCSE

Week commencing 14/03/2015 (non calculator) and 21/03/2015 (calculator)
  • Assessment to start at 9.30/1.30
  • Length 1 1/2 hours
  • Minimum stay 1 hr (cannot leave within last 15 mins)
Maths Functional Skills

Week commencing 18/01/15 and 14/03/15
  • Assessment to start at 9.30/1.30
  • Length 1 1/2 hours
  • Minimum stay 1 hr (cannot leave within last 15 mins)
syed zaidEngineering student Syed was delighted to pick up his GCSE results and find that he had achieved a grade B for English. This was his third attempt as he had taken the exam twice before and achieved a D grade previously.

Syed is studying for a Level 3 qualification in Electronics but he needed to improve his English and get a better grade so he can go on to university.

He said: “I’m delighted to have improved my grade by two marks since I last took the exam. Since coming to college, I have got on better because the teaching style is different and I have found the atmosphere open and friendly so learning is fun. My teacher also helped by running extra sessions in the library during half term so I felt very well prepared.”

Syed has set his sights on gaining a degree at The University of Bristol and will then consider a range of engineering opportunities.

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