CALAT Croydon Adult Learning and Training

GCSE English Language

About the course

We deliver the AQA 8700 GCSE 9-1 English Language course and are proud of consistently excellent results.

The GCSE is a nationally recognised L2 qualification and is demanded by both universities and many employers.

The GCSE course is completely free to all eligible students.

Excellent attendance and punctuality are essential, especially because it is an intensive and demanding course.

We will be running 4 courses this coming academic year 2022 / 2023:

*Blended learning means you will alternate by having one lesson online then one lesson in the classroom.

Dates, days and times of courses 2022 / 23:

The class choices for GCSE English are as follows: (courses end in June 2023):

Saturdays, 9.30-11.30 & 12.00 – 1.30pm (with half an hour’s break)
starting 17th September 2022.
The class will be held at Croydon Clocktower (Central Croydon).

Saturday mornings 9.30am -11.30am) & Monday evenings (7pm-9pm)
starting 12th September 2022.

Mondays and Wednesdays, 7.00pm – 9.00pm
starting 12th September 2022.

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7.00pm – 9.00pm
starting 14th September 2022.

To be successful on your GCSE English course you must:

  • have excellent attendance and punctuality.

  • complete homework to a satisfactory standard.

  • pass an assessment test at the end of Term 1 to continue.

  • have regular access to a computer/laptop and reliable internet.

How to apply

You will need to complete an online initial assessment to check your current skills. The assessment lasts for up to 3 hours so a stable internet connection will be necessary. Register for an assessment by following this link.

ID will be required.

We look forward to welcoming you at CALAT and helping you achieve your goals.