Free maths, English and ICT, plus GSCEs

Functional Skills

Are your English, maths, ICT and ESOL skills 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.

Functional Skills Maths Venue Day Start Time Finish Time Start Date Course Length
Level 1 - Level 2 Coleridge Centre Tue 9.30 11.30 Various  Various 
Entry Level 1 - Entry Level 3 Coleridge Centre Tue 12.15 14.15 Various Various
Level 1 - Level 2 Coleridge Centre Tue 17.45 19.45 Various Various
Level 1 - Level 2 Coleridge Centre Wed 9.30 11.30 Various Various
Level 1 - Level 2 Coleridge Centre Thu 13.00 15.00 Various Various

 

Pre-entry English Venue Day Start Time Finish Time Start Date Course Length
Easy Pace English Coleridge Centre Mon 13.00 15.00 Various Various

 

Functional Skills English Venue Day Start Time Finish Time Start Date Course Length
Entry Level 1 - Entry Level 3 Coleridge Centre Tue 9.30 11.30 Various Various
Level 1 - Level 2 Coleridge Centre Tue 18.00 20.00 Various Various
Entry Level 1 - Entry Level 3 Coleridge Centre Wed 9.15 11.15 Various  Various
Level 1 - Level 2 Coleridge Centre Thu 9.15 11.15 Various Various
Level 1 - Level 2 Coleridge Centre

Fri

9.30 11.30 Various  Various
Entry Level 1 - Entry Level 3 Coleridge Centre

Fri

12.30 14.30 Various Various
Entry Level - Level 2  Hummersknott Academy

Sat 

9.30 11.30 Various Various

 

Functional Skills ICT Venue Day Start Time Finish Time Start Date Course Length
Entry Level 3 - Level 2 Coleridge Centre Tue

17.45

19.45 Various Various
Level 1 - Level 2 Crown Street Library Wed 13.00 15.00 Various Various
Level 1 - Level 2 Coleridge Centre Thu 9.00 11.30 Various Various
Entry Level 1 - Entry Level 3 Coleridge Centre Thu 12.30 15.30 Various Various
Level 1 - Level 2 Crown Street Library Fri 9.15 11.15 Various Various
Entry Level 1 - Entry Level 3 Coleridge Centre Fri 9.30 11.30 Various Various

 

ESOL Venue Day Start Time Finish Time  Start Date Course Length
ESOL Entry Level 1 / 2 / 3 Crown Street Library  Thu 10.00 12.00 Various Various
ESOL Entry Level 1 / 2 / 3 Crown Street Library  Thu 12.30 14.30 Various  Various

 

You can join a Functional Skills / ESO 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.

All Functional Skills courses are free. 

Initial assessments are held at:

  • The Coleridge Centre, Fridays 13.00 - 16.00 (term time only excluding bank holidays) 

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 Title Venue Day Start Time Finish Time Start Date Course Length Total Fee
GCSE English Coleridge Centre Wed 18.00 21.00 Sep 2019 1 Academic Year £60*
GCSE Maths Coleridge Centre Wed 18.00 21.00 Sep 2019 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 for 2019/2020 will take place on the following dates:

  • Tuesday 19th May 2020 - GCSE Mathematics Paper 1 (Non-Calculator)
  • Tuesday 2nd June 2020 - GCSE English Paper 1 
  • Thursday 4th June 2020 - GCSE Mathematics Paper 2 (Calculator)
  • Friday 5th  June 2020 - GCSE English Paper 2 
  • Monday 8th June 2020 - GCSE Mathematics Paper 3 (Calculator)