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MATHS - GCSE

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Course CodeCourse NameVenueDayStart TimeEnd TimeStart DateEnd Date  
23EN517FMaths - GCSEENDERBY ADULT LEARNING CENTREWed9:30 AM12:00 PM13/09/202305/06/2024Available for EnquiriesCourse Info
23RO512FMaths - GCSETHURMASTON THE ROUNDHILL ACADEMYWed12:30 PM3:00 PM06/09/202305/06/2024Available for EnquiriesCourse Info
23RO515FMaths - GCSE, Distance learningOnline DeliveryTue6:30 PM9:00 PM12/09/202304/06/2024Available for EnquiriesCourse Info
23SN535FMaths - GCSE, Distance learningOnline DeliveryWed6:30 PM9:00 PM06/09/202305/06/2024Available for EnquiriesCourse Info

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01. Who is this course for?
This one-year GCSE Maths course will prepare you for the AQA GCSE Mathematics 8300 qualification. It has 87 guided learning hours which equates to approximately 33 weeks. Whilst on the course, you’ll study: Number; Algebra; Ratio, proportion and rates of change; Geometry and measures; and Probability and Statistics. At the end of the course, you’ll sit three exams – two calculator and one non-calculator paper. It sounds daunting, but our intensive course is designed to help you cover all topic areas! You’ll be equipped with the skills, knowledge and understanding needed to develop your confidence in applying maths to tackle everyday problems; and to gain a nationally recognized qualification. You’ll also be well-prepared for more advanced study of maths; to improve your career prospects; or to study for other academic qualifications. Please note that the course will be taught with the aim of attaining a 4 to 6 grade. For those wishing to attain grades 7 to 9, more independent learning at home will be expected, with some support from the tutor. This year, our GCSE classes are offered either in class or online.

02. What will I learn?
Number: decimals, percentages, fractions and ratios Statistics: data collection and analysis, tables, charts and graphs, probability Geometry: metric measure, areas, volumes, symmetry, trigonometry Algebra: formulae, equations, sequences GCSE

03. How will I learn?
Your progress and achievements will be recognized and recorded throughout your course in a number of ways. For example: Practical tasks and assessments Mock exams with feedback and predicted grades Written and verbal feedback from your tutor Learner diary with weekly feedback

04. What will I need to bring?
A folder to store handouts and notes and a pen and pencil.    A scientific calculator and geometry equipment and a GCSE course book and/or access to the internet for independent study would be beneficial. For distance/blended learning, you will need at least: a laptop/PC or tablet computer; internet connection and a smartphone plus basic technical skills to use the equipment.

05. What skills or experience do I need?
A recent Functional Skills qualification at Level 2 is desirable but not essential. You will be asked to complete a GCSE questionnaire/assessment to ensure you have the base skills to build upon. You will be booked in for a phone conversation and remote assessment initially with a ‘Skills for Life’ Coordinator. You’ll receive advice about the best course for you, and then you’ll be enrolled onto a suitable course. You do need to attend regularly, for at least 80% of sessions.

06. How will I be assessed?
AQA Mathematics GCSE 8300. Please note that you will have to travel to one of our venues to take exams at the end of the course. the dates of exams are set by the education and regulation board, not by ourselves so there is no flexibility on dates and times.

08. How will I be supported in my learning?
Once you start, if you have further queries and/or support needs, please talk to the tutor. We can arrange to assess you for exam concessions given previous history or identifying a need. We also offer support to help people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. If you have a disability, learning difficulty, health problem or mental health difficulty that may affect your learning or participation, please contact us for further advice.

For More Information And How To Enrol
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Online Learning
If you are enrolling for an online/blended learning course: It is important to check the detailed course information prior to enrolment to ensure you have suitable equipment and software. You will also need a reliable internet connection to participate in this course. If you are not sure about the requirements or have any queries or questions please get in touch with our enrolment staff using the contact details provided. Please note that online courses may be recorded and shared with adult learning staff for quality assurance purposes.

  
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