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English

This English GCSE focuses on the use of English in the daily world. You will be studying a range of onscreen and paper texts, and build a diverse and transferable skillset that will be essential for future career progression in a variety of sectors. You will develop reading skills by analysing contemporary non-fiction texts, as well as refining your writing skills to enable you to express your ideas effectively, and deliver information clearly and concisely.

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What will I learn?

“I joined the College to study GCSEs, including Chemistry, English and Maths. I wanted to work in veterinary science, so I then progressed to a range of science-based A Levels, and after gaining A grades in all subjects, I was able to continue onto a Veterinary Science degree at Cambridge University. I can now look forward to a career in something I’m passionate about, and I can’t wait to get started.”James Hawkesby

Paignton Campus – Vantage Point

This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus. 

Our inspirational Paignton Campus provides the very best learning environment, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

South Devon College,
Long Road,
Paignton,
TQ4 7EJ

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