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Mathematics GCSE at NewVIc

Course description

It is now a requirement from the government that all students who have not gained a grade 5 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 content

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

Entry requirements

Grade 4 or below at GCSE Maths, or grade B minimum for two freestanding Maths modules at the higher level.


The course is assessed by 100% examination.

Further information

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

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact NewVIc directly.

Last updated date: 21 October 2016
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    • Newham Sixth Form College (NewVIc) is London's largest sixth form college, offering full-time courses for 16 to 19-year-olds. NewVIc offers over 50 A Level subjects, 31 level 2 and 3 vocational programmes, as well as foundation, entry level and ESOL programmes.

      It is a diverse and friendly learning community, with an outstanding record of achievement. In 2013, 767 students progressed to university (91% of all applicants); 130 students gained places at the most selective universities, including 60 at Russell Group universities.

      The NewVIc Honours Programme is unique and provides academically gifted students with specialist pathways, a tailored curriculum and support for progression to the most selective universities.

      NewVIc has excellent sports facilities and is one of four London colleges accredited with Sports Leadership status. The college's extra-curricular enrichment programme is aimed at developing employability and leadership skills through various activities including mentoring, the Student Union and volunteering in the community.