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GCSE Courses in Hertfordshire

Having a good level of English and maths is essential to help you take on the world and reach your career goals. Most businesses, higher education institutions and apprenticeship providers expect you to have achieved 4 points or more in GCSEs in English and Maths. At Oaklands we can help you achieve this.

If you are aged 19 or over, you can study GCSE Maths and English at either campus. The courses are also free if you haven't achieved 4 points or more yet in these subjects.

We will give you an online assessment and interview to help decide which course is right for you. If you’re not at GCSE level yet you can study Functional Skills, which are nationally recognised qualifications and can be a stepping stone to GCSEs.

Please note that to study GCSEs on their own at Oaklands College you must be aged 19 or over. If you are between 16 and 18 years old you must be on a full-time study programme to study GCSEs with us.

GCSE Biology

Content overview The course will cover the following areas: Some key concepts in biology - Cells and control - Genetics - Natural selection and genetic modification - Health, disease and the development of medicines - Plant structures and their functions - Animal coordination, control and homeostasis - Exchange and transport in animals - Ecosystems and material cycles -

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration30WK 30 weeks
  • WWelwyn Garden City Campus

GCSE Combined Science

GCSE Combined Science: Synergy offers students the chance to study all three (Biology, Chemistry and Physics) sciences and achieve two grades (9-1). The three sciences are not taught as discrete topics - each unit has elements of Biology, Chemistry and Physics, and they are broadly grouped into Life and environmental sciences and Physical sciences. The course will run on a Tuesday and Thursday evening.

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration30WK 30 weeks
  • WWelwyn Garden City Campus

GCSE English (AQA) Eve

At Oaklands you will follow a one year part time course three hours a week to complete the GCSE. During the course you will complete coursework in reading and writing and speaking and listening and study a novel and a play. You will also complete a writing assessment as part of the course.

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration30WK 30 weeks
  • SSt Albans Campus

GCSE English Language Mature (AQA) (Day)

At Oaklands you will follow a one year part time course three hours a week to complete the GCSE. During the course you will complete coursework in reading and writing and speaking and listening and study a novel and a play. You will also complete a writing assessment as part of the course.

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration30WK 30 weeks
  • WWelwyn Garden City Campus

GCSE Maths

The GCSE Maths course runs from September to early June. We offer GCSE Maths at either St Albans or Welwyn Garden City. We offer classes in the morning or in the evening. You can choose which campus and which time is best for you. The course covers topic areas of: Number - Fractions, Percentages, Ratio, etc Algebra - Equations, Graphs, Sequences, Formulae Shape - Angles, Area and Perimeter, Circles, Pythagoras, Trigonometry Data Handling - Averages, Charts, Probability

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration30WK 30 weeks
  • SSt Albans Campus

GCSE Maths

The GCSE Maths course runs from September to early June. We offer GCSE Maths at either St Albans or Welwyn Garden City. We offer classes in the morning or in the evening. You can choose which campus and which time is best for you. The course covers topic areas of: Number - Fractions, Percentages, Ratio, etc Algebra - Equations, Graphs, Sequences, Formulae Shape - Angles, Area and Perimeter, Circles, Pythagoras, Trigonometry Data Handling - Averages, Charts, Probability

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration30WK 30 weeks
  • WWelwyn Garden City Campus

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