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The Maths GCSE Course is designed for adults wanting to pass the latest GCSE syllabus exams.
Maths GCSE is a key requirement for many job roles and passing this qualification demonstrates an understanding of numbers and an ability to work with them. This qualification combines learning in the classroom with virtual support packages and additional needs support to help you to progress and achieve. The maths qualification is generally offered at the foundation level although we do cater for higher level learners and have previously had adults reach the coveted grade 9.
No matter if you sat your GCSE or maths qualification 5 years ago or 40 years ago, the SGS team is here to help. With a range of daytime and evening provision, we are sure to have something to suit you.
This course is FREE if you do not have a grade C/4 or above.
How will I learn?
The Maths GCSE course will give you a basic understanding of the four main areas in maths: number, algebra, data handling and shape, space and measure. It is sat on the Pearson Edexcel exam board.
GCSE Mathematics has a Foundation tier (grades 1 - 5) and a Higher tier (grades 4 - 9). Students must take three question papers at the same tier. All question papers must be taken in the same series.
The English & Maths extra team can provide specific one-to-one support as well as advice and guidance pertaining to English and Maths alongside core lecturers who are also happy to help. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college. For further information on student support please email [email protected]
You will be timetabled to one three-hour class per week which you need to attend from October to June, term-time only.
In order to enrol onto any Adult English & maths course, you will need to come into college and complete an informal assessment. The assessments are not exams - they are used to make sure we offer you the correct level of course, so that you progress successfully and achieve your qualifications. No course offers are made for Adult English & maths before an applicant completes an informal assessment.
We have assessment dates throughout the academic year. To book your place please use the department contact information below for the relevant campus.
Adult learners must be age 19 or over at the start of the course.
What can I do next?
If this sounds like a course for you, please get in touch with [email protected] or click the “apply” button. Within a few days, a member of the team will be in touch inviting you into college for an informal chat and diagnostic or will call you to discuss your needs.
If GCSE is not right for you, we also have other FREE qualifications in maths
that act as steppingstones to GCSE. These are called Functional skills and may
be more suitable. We will discuss with you the right pathway post
For more information about this course please email [email protected].
Please be aware that some courses have fees that are payable on enrolment. More information on if this course has a fee can be found in the Availability section below.
If you require financial support including payment plans, bursaries and advanced learner loans please visit the Money Management Service section of the website.
For more information on fees please view our Fees, Charges and Refunds Policy and our Applications, Admissions and Enrolment Policy and Procedures.
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