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GCSE Maths

Level 2

Course code: E19P101
Type: Part Time
Duration: 9 months (Sept-June)
Subject area: Mathematics
Location: Hereford
No fee information available

About the course

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.

What qualification will I gain?

GCSE Maths

Why choose us

HLNSC have industry-qualified tutors with substantial experience in this subject area.

What you could do next

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.

Popular modules

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.

Topics covered:

  • Number

  • Ratio, Proportion and rates of change

  • Algebra

  • Geometry

  • Probability

  • Statistics

Key facts


  • Hereford


  • Monday or Friday (2 hours)


  • Tuesday or Wednesday (2 hours)

Start Date:

  • September


  • September – June

Assessment methods

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.

Entry requirements

This course is aimed at those who currently hold a D grade (grade 3) in the subject and wish to improve. For mature students some previous knowledge in the subject is desirable, plus proof of success in at least one GCSE.

Initial interviews will be held prior to enrolment on the course. Pre-course assessment tests should show strong level 1 aptitude at least.