GCSE Mathematics

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It is now a requirement from the government that all students who have not gained a grade C or better at GCSE maths in school have to continue with a course that leads to a Level 2 maths qualification. In this case maths makes out a core element of your programme.

Course type


Course length

One year (as part of your full-time programme)

Required qualifications

Grade D at GCSE maths, or grade B minimum for two free standing maths modules at the higher level.

What will I study?

The GCSE course focuses on algebra, shape, space and measures, number work and handling data.

On all courses you will:

  • carry out mathematical investigations
  • practise examination questions
  • gain confidence in your mathematical skills

Method of assessment

The course is assessed by 100% examination.

Other information

We expect you to work very hard on the Mathematics course which is part of your main programme and not an extra. Attendance is compulsory.