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English GCSE Retake
Why study English?
A good GCSE grade in English is important for many A Level and degree subjects as well as being a requirement in all jobs.
What will I study?
The course revisits all aspects of the GCSE English course with a specific focus on grade C material.
Paper 1 Responding to non-fiction and media texts reading, responding to non-fiction and media texts through writing to argue, persuade or advise.
Paper 2 Poetry from different cultures, writing to describe, explain and inform.
Coursework- Original Writing- Media- Prose Study- Portfolio of assessed oral activities.
How is the course assessed?
English GCSE is assessed as 40% coursework and 60% exams. The 40% coursework is assessed on a written portfolio.
What grades do I need to study English GCSE at HSC?
Students wishing to choose this course will require a minimum of an D grade in English at GCSE. Full attendance in lessons is also required for this course.