Functional Skills and GSCEs

Functional Skills

Are your English, maths and ICT a little rusty? Take the opportunity to improve your skills and achieve a recognised Entry Level, Level 1 or Level 2 qualification (equivalent to a GCSE) and learn in a supportive, friendly, small class sized environment.

Course TitleVenueDayStart TimeFinish TimeStart DateCourse LengthTotal Fee
Entry Maths Coleridge Centre Mon 9.30 11.30 Various Various FREE
L1/L2 Maths Coleridge Centre Mon 12.15 14.15 Various Various FREE
L1/L2 Maths Coleridge Centre Mon 17.45 19.45 Various Various FREE
Functional Skills ICT Crown Street Library Tue 9.15 15.15 Various Various FREE
L1/L2 English Coleridge Centre Tue 18.00 20.00 Various Various FREE
Entry English Coleridge Centre Wed 9.15 11.15 Various Various FREE
Functional Skills ICT Tubwell Row Wed

15.30

18.30 Various Various FREE
L1/L2 English Coleridge Centre Thu

9.15

11.15 Various Various FREE
Functional Skills ICT Coleridge Centre Thu 9.00 11.30 Various  Various FREE
Functional Skills ICT Crown Street Library Thu 12.30 15.30 Various Various FREE
Entry Maths Coleridge Centre  Fri  9.15 11.15  Various Various FREE
L1/L2 Maths Coleridge Centre Fri 13.00 15.00  Various Various FREE
L1/L2 English Coleridge Centre Fri 9.30 11.30  Various Various FREE
Entry English Coleridge Centre Fri 13.00 15.00 Various Various FREE
Functional Skills ICT Crown Street Library Sat 9.30 12.30 Various Various FREE
Functional Skills ICT Tubwell Row Sat 10.00 12.00 Various Various FREE

You can join a Functional Skills course at any time during the year. The length of the course varies according to the personal needs of each learner. Before attending the course every learner needs to complete an initial assessment to check existing level.

Initial assessments are held at:

  • The Coleridge Centre, Mondays 15.00 - 17.00 for Maths and English
  • Crown Street Library, Saturdays 13.30 - 15.30 for ICT

Please phone (01325) 405601 to make an appointment for an initial assessment.

GCSEs

GCSE English and maths one year courses are available to adults. There will be 3 hours tuition for Maths and 3 hours tuition for English plus 3 hours home study per week.

Course TitleVenueDayStart TimeFinish TimeStart DateCourse LengthTotal Fee
GCSE English Coleridge Centre Wed 18:00 21:00 7th Sep 2016 1 Academic Year £60*
GCSE Maths Coleridge Centre Sat 9:00 12:00 3rd Sep 2016 1 Academic Year £60*

Please note: If you have grade A* - C, the fee for a re-sit is £200.

* The course will be £60, however this will be fully refunded once you have completed the course and taken the exam. 

GCSE exams will take place on the following dates:

  • Thursday 25th May 2017 - GCSE Maths Paper 1 
  • Thursday 8th June 2017 - GCSE Maths Paper 2 
  • Tuesday 6th June 2017 - GCSE English