This is the linear Maths course studied with Edexcel.
The course covers the following topic areas: Number, Algebra, Geometry, Measures, Statistics and Probability.
Achieving an A*-C grade in GCSE Maths can open up a wide range of new opportunities including promotion at work or university entrance. In addition, you will acquire skills which you can apply in many aspects of your every-day life.
Through classroom based activities, homework and regular assessment leading to final, external exams.
There is no coursework. There are 2 Exams at the end of the year - a calculator and non-calculator paper. you must attend both exams in order to achieve GCSE Maths by the end of the year
Students will be entered for the June GCSE exams at either Foundation or Higher level. Both levels are assessed by 2 exams in June of which one is non-calculator. Regular internal assessments will take place during the year to assess progress.
A significant amount of commitment is required to succeed on this course - with only one lesson at College per week, a considerable amount of self-study and homework is expected.
You will be assessed through our dedicated GCSE Maths Initial Assessment which aims to gauge whether or not your current skills are sufficient to enable you to achieve A*-C with us in one year. For those not yet ready for GCSE, Functional Skills lessons at the appropriate level will be made available to provide a bridge to future enrolment onto the GCSE programme.