Course overviewDuring the 72 hour Edexcel (9-1) GCSE in Mathematics course, you will develop maths skills which are fit for the modern world. In addition, you will gain more confidence towards mathematics and the course will help you to progress through GCSE maths at a level appropriate to your individual starting point. The course will follow 6 key content headings, these will include:
• Ratio, proportion and rates of change,
• Geometry and measures,
You will be supported throughout your journey on the GCSE course by your tutor, but it is really important you have a real commitment to achieving the qualification. Whilst studying, you will be expected to attend weekly 3 hour lessons and complete an additional 4 hours of weekly self-study learning through homework and online resources made available to you by your tutor. You will be required to purchase a maths set and take 3 formal exams which will take place at the end of May and beginning of June, the exact dates will be communicated to you when you start your course.
What else do I need to know?Please note that courses run subject to minimum viable class sizes. Please note there may be additional costs for books, materials or other expenses.
What are the entry requirements?
For the duration of the first 7 weeks, you are enrolled on an intro to GCSE Mathematics and will be taught the essential skills to help you progress on to the main GCSE qualification. At the end of the 7 weeks, you will complete a progress assessment and receive a 1 to 1 with your tutor to discuss which qualification is suitable to support your needs and aspirations.
How is it assessed?
What financial support is on offer?
If you are on state benefits or are on a low income you may be entitled to fee remission towards your course. *This is at the Colleges discretion.
What can I do next?
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