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Mathematics GCSE at The Astley Cooper School

Course description

You will be improving your skills in algebra, and shape & space as well as data handling with the aim of gaining at least grade C. A focus on number skills both with and without a calculator will provide you with important life skills. A scientific calculator is needed for this course. How is the course examined or assessed? Two written papers, each 1 ¾ hours long.  The first paper is non-calculator.  The second exam is calculator based.

Future opportunities

A GCSE Mathematics grade of C or above opens the door to many university courses as well as improving your chances in many employment sectors. 

Further information

You will follow this course with two or three other AS/A2 levels.  A C grade is usually a requirement for further study in any field.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Astley Cooper School directly.

Last updated date: 29 March 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year