Do you need to retake your Maths GCSE to obtain a higher grade as well as improving your maths skills? Were you unable to complete your GCSEs due to personal circumstances? Then these courses could be for you.
Further Education in A levels at Ludlow Campus or Sixth Form College for 16-19 year olds or if 19+, by correspondence or out of county, employment or Degrees at Higher Education levels.
GCSE maths is one of the most important qualifications a student can gain to progress into employment, access career progression opportunities or gain entry to Higher Education courses. GCSE maths is offered at the Foundation Level and encourages learners to develop confidence and a positive attitude towards maths.
Content emphasises and encourages:
Sound understanding of concepts
Fluency in procedural skill
Competency to apply mathematical skills in a range of contexts
Confidence in mathematical problem solving.
Ratio, Proportion and rates of change
Monday or Friday (2 hours)
Tuesday or Wednesday (2 hours)
September – June
The curriculum is assessed across three papers, totalling 4½ hours of assessment.
Paper 1 – calculator (1½ hours)
Paper 2 – non-calculator (1½ hours)
Paper 3 – calculator (1½ hours)
Each paper is marked out of 100.