This course is designed for students who have studied GCSE Mathematics at school and need to improve their grade to support their university application and future employment and to comply with government legislation that requires students to obtain a minimum of a 4 grade at GCSE. This course covers a wide range of topics selected to give students a general mathematical knowledge that can be applied across a wide variety of careers and further courses. It is an appropriate course for anyone who has already achieved a grade 3 at GCSE maths or anyone aspiring to courses or careers that require a grade 4 or higher at maths GCSE.

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Level: GCSE

Course Details

Begin with the end in mind

Students gaining a grade 5 in GCSE Mathematics may progress onto Core Maths at Level 3

Topics you'll cover

  • Number work: e.g. Fractions, percentages
  • Algebra: e.g. Formulae, equations of graphs
  • Ratio & proportion
  • Geometry & measure: e.g. Area, volume, angles, pythagoras’ theorem
  • Probability
  • Statistics: e.g. Charts, graphs, averages.

Course entry requirements

A grade 3 or D in GCSE maths or a successful initial assessment taken at the college.