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​​GCSE Maths

Level

2

Qualification GCSE

Duration

 

1 year (early completion is possible)

What will I study?

Statistics and data handling, number and money, algebra, geometry and graphs.

 

Cost

A scientific calculator and drawing instruments are essential. These can be purchased through TRC at a discount.

 

Assessment

Students are given the opportunity to sit the GCSE in exam in November.  They get the results for this exam in January.

 

Any student who still needs to improve their grade will then get another opportunity to resit the exam in June.

 

Entry Criteria

Grade 3 at GCSE Maths.

Useful Supporting Courses

All students taking GCSE Maths must take at least 3 other subjects.  It is essential to have a GCSE Maths qualification for entry to university, teaching and many other careers.

Some courses at university require a grade 5/6 in GCSE Maths, so students who have a grade 4/C should consider taking GCSE Maths to improve their grade if appropriate.  If students are in any doubt they should seek careers advice.