English – Spelling, Grammar & Punctuation

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Course Description

Our weekend English courses will build your skills and confidence - please do as many as you can.

On this course, you will learn to spell common words, learn ways to improve your spelling, get better with everyday punctuation and understand the jobs words do - nouns, adjectives and verbs. The course will show you how to get spelling right, write clearer sentences and produce short texts.


Course runs from 29 Sep 2017 to 1 Oct 2017


  • No formal qualification.
  • You will achieve personal goals.
  • You will receive advice about courses.
  • You will receive a course certificate.

Entry Requirements

  • No formal entry requirements.
  • Not suited to learners who have a Level 2, GCSE or above in English.

Method of Assessment

  • Your achievements will be assessed by individual learning plan (ILP).


Return to Learn courses are designed to encourage you to begin studying. Use the opportunity to think about what you'd like to do next. If your skills are the right level, you could progress to other Hillcroft courses such as: - weekend Maths & English courses - The Basic Skills, Future Proof, The Next Level - Step Up courses - ICT and Digital Arts courses - Confidence courses - Dyslexia courses - Pre-Access and Access courses


  • If you're unsure about your skills, please ring us.
  • If you haven't been to Hillcroft before, please ring us.

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To Apply for a Course

Course Application and Support Forms:

To apply for this course you will need to complete the Application form for each course you wish to attend, there is space for up to 3 courses per form.

The Information Form only needs to be completed once each academic year, if you have not completed one for this year, you will need to complete this also.

You can either print the forms once completed, sign and return by post or email the forms direct to the college at enquiry@hillcroft.ac.uk.

(You will be required to sign the forms when you attend the college)

Download the Course Application and Support Forms:

Hillcroft Student Application Form Hillcroft Student Information Form

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