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GCSE Mathematics

Full-time GCSE Mathematics Level 2 | GCSE (9-1) in Mathematics

This course is designed to help you to develop crucial skills that will help you progress in education or employment. This is an essential qualification for Level 3 courses and is also sought by many apprenticeship schemes, employers and universities. GCSE maths is a dynamic subject that covers many...

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September 2020Filton Campus2Apply Online

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16-18

Between the ages of 16-18 you do not need to pay tuition or exam fees for your course.

19-23

If you are between the ages of 19 and 23 and have not achieved a full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification before, then you may be entitled to a Legal Entitlement to cover the cost of your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (English or Maths Course etc.)

If you are 19 or over and taking an English or Maths course up to an including Level 2, and have not previously achieved a GCSE Grade A* to C or grade 4 or higher, then you may be entitled to a Legal Entitlement to cover the cost of your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (Level 2 Course or Below etc.)

If you are aged 19 or over and studying a level 2 course or below, you may be entitled to a Low Income/Benefit Waiver. If awarded, this Waiver will cover your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (Level 3 Course or Above etc.)

If you are aged 19 or over and studying on a level 3 course or above, and the Level 3 Legal Entitlement does not apply, you will need to pay the full cost of the course. You may however be eligible to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the tuition fees.

Please make arrangements to pay your course fee costs at the time of enrolment. Payment is due prior to the start of your course. The option to pay via an instalment plan is available if required. Please contact the College directly for the most up to date course fees – these may be subject to change.

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Summary

This course is designed to help you to develop crucial skills that will help you progress in education or employment. This is an essential qualification for Level 3 courses and is also sought by many apprenticeship schemes, employers and universities. GCSE maths is a dynamic subject that covers many key concepts including: algebra, ratio and proportions, geometry, probability and statistics. In this course you will study: 1) Number - Structure, calculation, fractions, decimals, percentages, measures and accuracy. 2) Algebra - Notation, vocabulary, manipulation, graphs, solving equations and inequalities, and sequences. 3) Ratio, proportion and rates of change. 4) Geometry and measures, mensuration and calculation, and vectors. 5) Probability. 6) Statistics.

What do I need to join?

To enroll on the GCSE+ Programme, applicants are expected to have a minimum grade profile of 2/3 in all subjects. Applicants will need to bring a marked piece of work to the interview. Entry tests in maths and English (and Science if applying to a Science subject) are required. The tests are usually held during the taster day.

How will I know how I am doing?

This subject is assessed by three exams at the end of the academic year. Each paper may include any part of the content taught over the year. Paper one is a non-calculator exam and is 1 hour and 30 minutes long. Both paper two and three are calculator exams and are 1 hour and 30 minutes long.

Work Experience

You will be required to do a minimum of 36 hours of work experience. This is typically done in a week during term-time. The aim of work experience is to provide learners with life experience in writing an exciting CV, discovering what full-time employment is like, and to help them begin to think of potential career paths.

What can I do next?

Maths is a required subject for further education, apprenticeship schemes and employers. Students need maths in order to progress in further life. Maths is essential in most walks of life, whether it be vocational career paths such as plumbing, electrics, landscaping, or academic studies such as civil engineering, physics, computer science or statistics. Those with a strong passion for maths can go on to study some of the most interesting subjects and eventually achieve some of the most exciting job roles. We are currently going through a technological revolution and those who are maths savvy have the opportunity to go and succeed in very elite professions.

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Course information last updated: Tuesday 12th November 2019 @ 10.50am (5 days ago)

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