Course: GCSE Maths

Study Level


Course Code


GCSE Maths

Location


Great Yarmouth Campus

Lowestoft Campus

Duration


1 Year

FT / PT


Part-time

Price


Free (subject to personal circumstances)

Now taking applications for September 2022!

The course is designed to enable you to engage with, explore, enjoy and succeed in maths which in turn will prepare you for further study and employment.

You will develop the maths skills of problem solving, analysis, data handling and communication skills to name just a few.

You will study:

  • Numbers
  • Algebra
  • Ratio
  • Geometry
  • Probability
  • Statistics

 

Requirements

A grade D/Level 3 in GCSE Mathematics or a Level 1 in Functional Maths. If your prior attainment is lower than this you will study Functional Maths to prepare you for GCSE Maths.

Assessment

There are three written exams in May/June to assess your skills in number, algebra, ratio, geometry, probability and statistics. There are two calculator papers and one non-calculator paper. The papers contain a mix of question styles, from short, single-mark questions to multi-step problems.

Progression

With a suitable Level 3 qualification and your GCSE, you could go to university.

You can progress on to level 3 courses in practical or theoretical subjects.

You could go on to A levelsYou’re more likely to gain an apprenticeship/traineeship.

You will be immediately more employable.

Maths equips you with a set of tools that are vital in many jobs. Employers need people who know how to solve problems, and once you know how to do it in maths, you can do it in anything.

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