Lewisham Council - Adult education course details


English - Introduction to GCSE (ENG06)

This short course is an introduction to the specification, course content and exam requirements of Edexcel GCSE (9–1) English Language qualification.
Brockley Rise Centre
Brockley Rise
Crofton Park
Se23 1pr
17 September 2018

15 October 2018

Number of weeks

Day of the week:
Various days including evenings

To enrol call 020 8314 6959 Monday to Thursday 10am–4pm. More ways to enrol
What prior knowledge, experience and qualifications will I need?
You will be motivated to read a variety of texts from 19th, 20th and 21st century writers and have the ability to read with confidence, write using accurate spelling and punctuation and speak clearly with confidence. There will be a pre-course assessment.
Learning Goals:
Communicate information, ideas and opinions, clearly and effectively. Compare information, ideas and opinions in different texts. Use different language and register to suit audience and purpose. Agree a personal literacy goal with your tutor.
What teaching methods will the tutor use?
The tutor will instruct, guide, demonstrate and facilitate your development to enable your to inquire, research and present findings and opinions in writing and verbally.
What assessment methods will the tutor use?
There will be continuous assessment in class and an end-of-course assessment, which along with a demonstrated commitment will allow progress into the accredited GCSE English language course.
Will extra work be required outside the class times?
You will commit to at least four hours of written and research work each week outside the classroom to make good progress.
What materials will I need for the course and how much will they cost?
Pens, highlighters, lined paper, ring binder and recommended texts.
What do I need to bring to the first class?
Pen, highlighters, paper and ring binder folder.
Options when finished
By demonstrating the necessary skills, ability and commitment to attending every session on time you will be offered a place on the GCSE English Language (9-1) accredited course.
Additional information
To enrol on this course, please visit any main centre and book an appointment for a pre-course assessment. Please bring proof of ID with you. We will check your eligibility. There is a task to complete before interview that is available to download from the website.

For general enquiries and course availability information call 0208 314 3300. For more detailed information and guidance about the course:


Adult Learning Lewisham (ALL) – Curriculum Leader
Tel: 020 8314 3300