What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?
This course is demanding and fast paced. You need to be willing to work independently for three or four hours a week in addition to attending your class regularly. Your teachers will be supportive and will guide you but you will also need to make use of online resources such as Maths Watch in order to succeed in the three exams at the end of the year.
The dates for this course are:
Mon & Thurs (twice a week) 10/09/2018 – 17/06/2019 09:30 – 11:30
Mon & Thurs (twice a week) 10/09/2018 – 17/06/2019 18:30 – 20:30
Tues 11/09/2018 – 18/06/2019 13:00 – 16:45
Tues 11/09/2018 – 18/06/2019 13:30 – 17:15
Tues 11/09/2018 – 18/06/2019 17:30 – 21:00
Wed 12/09/2018 – 19/06/2019 13:00 – 16:45
Wed 12/09/2018 – 19/06/2019 17:30 – 21:00
Thurs 13/09/2018 – 20/06/2019 13:30 – 17:15
Fri 14/09/2018 – 21/06/2019 09:30 – 13:15
GCSE Maths is a key qualification and is suitable for native British learners who got a grade D in their GCSE at school (or a Grade 3 if GCSE was taken in the past two years) or bilingual learners who have achieved ESOL Level 1 in reading and speaking and listening.
*Please note, a fee of £429 applies to ineligible adults from outside the EU or to those who already who have a grade C or above in GCSE Maths. You will not be guaranteed a place on a GCSE course if your application is received after 3rd September 2018.
The course prepares you for three final exams. It is fast paced and you are expected to do a considerable amount of independent study. You will study topics such as algebra, probability, trigonometry, shape and space and will need to demonstrate that you can interpret data, solve Equations and use a range of mathematical skills to solve problems.