Online GCSE Maths

Online GCSE Maths

Duration

32 weeks

Start date 

September 2018

Nationally there are 2 tiers of entry in GCSE Maths:

  • Foundation level (where it is possible to achieve grades C to G)
  • Higher level (where it is possible to achieve grades A* to E)

You should note that it is possible to achieve a grade ‘C’ at both Higher and Foundation levels. Your level of entry will be reassessed during the year in order to help you achieve the right level.

Entry Requirements              

We ask all learners to complete a short assessment and interview to make sure GCSE is the best course for them. A further assessment will be completed during induction.

What will I study?

The curriculum is broken down into three sections;

  • Number and Algebra
  • Geometry and Measure
  • Statistics and Probability

How will I learn?

The focus of this course is on independent learning. The course will be delivered via the colleges Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). A variety of resources including;

  • PowerPoints
  • Video tutorials
  • Downloadable documents
  • My Maths

Will be made available to cover all topics needed to cover the programme specification.

Students’ progress will be tracked throughout the course;

the course will be broken down into the sections which will be released periodically with set submission dates for online homework and word document based assignments. Our experience tells us that students who complete the coursework and homework will do better than those who don’t.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment of progress is made throughout the year based on the submission of online homework and word based assignments.

The course is terminally assessed by 2 exams taken in May/June.

  • Paper1 (40%) non calculator paper
  • Paper 2 (60%) calculator paper

What’s next?

GCSE Maths is required in many professions such as teaching or nursing. It can also lead to A Levels and is a good foundation for enrolling on Access to Higher Education.

How much does the course cost?

Free

How do I apply?

Contact Information and Guidance for more information on (01642) 865566.