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Mathematics - GCSE at Islington Sixth Form Consortium (IC6)

Course description

The GCSE Mathematics course offers students another chance to obtain a GCSE Grade C qualification in Mathematics that is widely required by employers and an essential part of the matriculation requirements for higher education. It is also an entry requirement for many AS Level and Level 3 vocational courses at IC6 and elsewhere.

Students will undertake the higher tier exam in which Grades D-A* are awarded.

As the main focus of this course is to allow pupils to achieve a C Grade its content will primarily be D and C grade mathematics. There will be an expectation that all students will carry out a considerable amount of work at home through set homework tasks and general revision.

Entry requirements

At least Grade D at GCSE Mathematics.

Assessment

Assessment is by two final written examinations, possible sessions will be in November 2011, March 2012 and June 2012 (though this session will cover the a new syllabus containing aspects of Functional Mathematics).

Further information

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Islington Sixth Form Consortium (IC6) directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Contact details

    • Contact name:
    • Islington Consortium Office
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 020 7017 3040
    • Email address:
    • administration@ic6.co.uk

Venues

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    • For the fourth successive year St Aloysius is the highest achieving secondary school in Islington. Last year 75% of students that sat their GCSEs achieved 5 A*-C grades including English and Maths.

      St Aloysius is a school of tradition, having served the local Catholic community since 1879. We are a caring Christian community offering our students a high quality education in a disciplined but caring environment.

      We aim to treat students as individuals and to bring out the best in each student. This includes achievement to the best of their potential, but more particularly their personal development so that they can play a full and positive role in our local community and society in general. The school believes that education is essentially a partnership between parents and teachers and we actively seek to practise this.

      St Aloysius is a specialist Maths and Computing College and we have 250 computers available for student use and we firmly believe that the proper use of information technology can greatly assist our students' learning.

      We were delighted to be part of the Islington phase one Building Schools for the Future programme which has given us a new school building appropriate to the needs of the 21st century. We are continually updating facilities; as well as our own thirteen acres playing fields just ten minutes' walk away, we have a brand new sports pavilion and a new music block.

      'St Aloysius is now a good college.'

      'Standards are rising faster than the national trend. This success owes much to a dedicated core of
      teachers who are passionate about the college.'


      'There is a common sense of purpose and a strong determination to do the very best for the boys at
      St Aloysius.'


      'Parents and pupils are overwhelmingly positive about the college.'

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