If you don’t have enough GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above to study on a Level 3 course, this pathway is for you.

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  • Duration

    1 Year

  • Location

    Bracknell and Wokingham College

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This is a full-time course designed to support students in studying GCSEs. This course is for learners aged 16-19 who are either retaking their GCSEs, or who have not taken GCSEs before.

If you are keen to improve your GCSE grades so you can move into further education, this programme is for you.

You will be studying an intensive one-year programme that consists of the following GCSEs:

  • English
  • Maths
  • Combined Science
  • Statistics

You will study using a range of techniques including:

  • group work
  • independent study
  • research
  • practical activities
  • homework

We expect our students to be fully committed to their studies and attend all timetabled lessons, talks, tutorials and workshops. You will also have a weekly tutorial.

In addition, students can expect to attend trips and visits according to the needs of the individual subjects.

This GCSE is assessed by a final exam.


You need to have 4 GCSEs at grade 3 or above, including English language, maths and a Science. Students with no prior qualifications will be accepted based on conversation and assessments with faculty.

Why Bracknell and Wokingham College?

  • Clear routes of progression with qualifications ranging from foundation level to degree level!
  • Industry experienced teaching staff give you the responsibility and independence you need to take charge of your own future.
  • 150+

    Courses available

  • 95%

    of our graduates go into work or higher education 

  • 60+

    years of teaching experience

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