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Mathematics GCSE at Kingswood Secondary Academy

Course description

Did you miss out on a C grade in mathematics GCSE? If so,
this course offers you a chance to review and build on the
topics you covered in years 10 and 11 and then to re-sit the
examination. It will help develop your interest in the subject
and improve your ability to apply mathematical skills to
solve problems.

Course content

On this course you will increase your understanding of topics
such as linear and quadratic graphs and equations,
inequalities, coordinate geometry and simultaneous equations.
The GCSE mathematics curriculum is divided into four
broad categories:
– Number.
– Algebra.
– Shape and Space.
– Data Handling.


Entry requirements

Usually D/E at GCSE. Good
attendance and a positive attitude
are necessary for success.


You will complete a linear or modular course, which will be
assessed via external examinations Examinations are taken in
June of each year.

Future opportunities

Studying GCSE level mathematics will support in preparation
for higher level courses. With additional studies, you could go
into mathematical careers such as teacher, accountant, finance
or payroll office. Since most jobs require GCSE mathematics,
you could go straight into employment.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kingswood Secondary Academy directly.

Last updated date: 09 July 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years