English Functional Skills

Various Levels

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Availability & Details

English Functional Skills - Semester 2/Mon 12.00-14.45 LP-ENGLFS-G(2021)SA2

Venue
Leigh Park Learning Centre

Type of study
Part-Time

Dates
01-Feb-2021 - 21-Jun-2021 (weeks)

Examination board
City and Guilds/Ascentis

English Functional Skills - Semester 1/Wed 9.15-12.00 LP-ENGLFS-G(2021)SB1

Venue
Leigh Park Learning Centre

Type of study
Part-Time

Dates
16-Sep-2020 - 27-Jan-2021 (weeks)

Examination board
City and Guilds/Ascentis

English Functional Skills - Semester 2/Wed 9.15-12.00 LP-ENGLFS-G(2021)SB2

Venue
Leigh Park Learning Centre

Type of study
Part-Time

Dates
03-Feb-2021 - 23-Jun-2021 (weeks)

Examination board
City and Guilds/Ascentis

English Functional Skills - Level 1/2 Tue 18.15-21.00 SP-ENGLFS-G(2021)SB1

Venue
South Downs Campus

Type of study
Part-Time

Dates
15-Sep-2020 - 26-Jan-2021 (weeks)

Examination board
City and Guilds/Ascentis

English Functional Skills - Level1/2 Tue 18.15-21.00 SP-ENGLFS-G(2021)SB2

Venue
South Downs Campus

Type of study
Part-Time

Dates
02-Feb-2021 - 22-Jun-2021 (weeks)

Examination board
City and Guilds/Ascentis

English Functional Skills - Level 1 Wed 18.15-21.00 SP-ENGLFS-G(2021)SC1

Venue
South Downs Campus

Type of study
Part-Time

Dates
16-Sep-2020 - 27-Jan-2021 (weeks)

Examination board
City and Guilds/Ascentis

English Functional Skills - Entry 3-Level 2 Fri 9.30-12.15 SP-ENGLFS-G(2021)SF1

Venue
South Downs Campus

Type of study
Part-Time

Dates
18-Sep-2020 - 29-Jan-2021 (weeks)

Examination board
City and Guilds/Ascentis

English Functional Skills - Entry 3-Level 2 Fri 9.15-12.00 SP-ENGLFS-G(2021)SF2

Venue
South Downs Campus

Type of study
Part-Time

Dates
05-Feb-2021 - 25-Jun-2021 (weeks)

Examination board
City and Guilds/Ascentis

Overview

This course is designed to assess your current working level of English and help you progress from that level forward. You will work through a range of smaller stepping stone units to help grow your confidence with reading, writing, speaking and listening. 

This will then give you the opportunity to work up the levels from Entry 1 to Level 2. You will be required to come in for an initial assessment before you can enrol on this course.

Please contact our Admissions Team on 023 9387 9999 to arrange your initial assessment before applying.

This course is for students who do not already have a grade C/4 or above in GCSE English Language. If you have already achieved a Level 2 Functional Skill in English it is suggested that you progress to a GCSE English Language Course.

(You will be required to come in for an initial assessment before you can enrol on this course)

The course covers:

  • reading – skimming, scanning and intensive reading including looking at purpose and structure
  • writing – a range of formats, word sentence and text level including SPAG (spelling, punction and grammar)
  • Speaking and listening – including discussions and presentations

 

The course is run on the main College campus and at various off-site venues in the Hampshire area. We have daytime and evening English courses, run in 2 semesters. The first is September-February and then February-June.

We use a variety of teaching methods including:

  • Group work
  • Research
  • Kineasthic activities
  • 1:1 teaching
  • Using new technologies
  • Classroom based assessment work

In class and external assessment.

To a higher level Functional Skill or GCSE.


My courses were all especially interesting, I thoroughly enjoyed all of them. All of my lecturers were extremely knowledgeable and I have learnt a lot from them.

Lottie Warren, A Level student

The teaching and support was absolutely brilliant, they couldn’t have done anything more or anything better, if I had any questions my lecturers would always stay behind to help me if I needed it and their emails were always open, it was second to none. This college is the best by far.

Amber Searle, BTEC student

I would say it’s a college that really balances academia with fun, there is lots of extra-curricular stuff that you can get involved in. It has a really good work/life balance.

Laura Hagedorn, A Level student