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This is an academic programme which will enable students to resit their English and/or maths GCSEs in one year.

  • Sector Overview

    Having a GCSE grade in English and maths is vital to your future success. This course is for those students who have not yet passed their English and/or maths GCSE to at least Grade 4, which is preventing further progression with their studies.

  • Entry Requirements

    The entry requirements for this course are:

    • Grade 3 or above in English and or maths
    • Assessment and interview
    • 90%+ attendance at school or college for the previous year
  • What will I study?

    Students will study one or both of:

    • English GCSE
    • Maths GCSE

    Students will also be expected to complete:

    • A project preparing them for their next steps (Level 3 study/university) which they can undertake of their choosing in discussion with their tutor
  • How will I be assessed?

    You will be assessed via:

    • Written tasks
    • Examination
  • Enrichment

    Students will have access to the Enrichment programme at the College which includes a variety of clubs and societies that you can join.

  • Work Experience

    You will be supported to complete 36-hours of work placement with an external employer linked to the industry of study. This is a mandatory aspect of your programme.

  • Progression opportunities

    Holding a grade 4 or above in English and maths will facilitate progression to Level 3 Study (A Level, T Level, BTEC Level 3) and beyond into university.

    Students who have a Grade 4 or above in English and maths with other suitable qualifications may be eligible to undertake a higher-level apprenticeship if they have other suitable vocational or academic qualifications. Your future destinations will be discussed with you by your course tutor.

  • Alumni

    Waltham Forest College is a vibrant and aspirational college and will support you to reach your career aspirations. Last year 96% of learners progressed onto a positive destination either to higher levels of study, employment, or an Apprenticeship.

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