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This course is designed to prepare you for study at GCSE level. You will study English (ESOL), study skills, and maths, chemistry, physics and biology from the GCSE syllabus. The course includes visits to local places of interest.

  • About the Course

    You will study:

    • ESOL
    • Maths
    • Study skills
    • Citizenship.

    You will also take pre-GCSE Science. 

    You will have weekly tutorials and receive advice on careers and work. One of the main features of the programme is an emphasis on pastoral support and looking after the individual needs of students, and we have a welfare officer to give you advice on issues such as housing, benefits, and finding a doctor or solicitor.

  • Entry Requirements

    You should have a pass at ESOL Entry 3 or equivalent. You will have an assessment and an interview. If you need advice before you apply, please call 020 8326 2020 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  • Progression

    When you are ready you can go on to study GCSEs in science subjects, such as our GCSE Science and ESOL course.

  • Assessment Method

    You will work towards a Level 1 qualification in ESOL and Maths by building a portfolio of work throughout the year and taking Skills for Life exams in ESOL and Functional Skills Maths exams. Students with a strong background in mathematics may be entered for GCSE Maths.

How to Apply

Please click the apply now button and fill out the online application form. An adviser will be in touch regarding interview dates.

Course Info

Courses for 16-18 years

Full Time

Level 1

Location Isleworth

Start Date 02/09/2020

Edexcel ESOL (Skills for Life) Pre-GCSE Science City & Guilds Functional Skills Maths


Dr. Anjana Pal
Lecturer in Chemistry & Biology, Curriculum Leader, HND Applied Biology

“I have 18 years of experience in Biology and Science. I have a PHD in Cytogenetics. I enjoy working with students of varied backgrounds and capabilities, supporting any learning needs. I specialise in HND Biology with specialisation in Genetics and Biochemistry”

Dr. Anjana Pal

Halima Taoual
Applied Biology HND

Halima completed the HND and progressed to third year in Biomedical Science at Greenwhich University and successfully graduated. She is currently doing her Masters at Greenwich and looking forward to working in Genomic Medicine in the future.

Halima Taoual
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