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Core Mathematics at Feversham College

Course description

This is a qualification designed for students who have achieved a grade C or above in GCSE Maths. It will help to build students’ confidence and competence in applying mathematical techniques to solve a range of problems and introduce them to new techniques and concepts that will prepare them for future study and future employment within a broad range of academic, professional and technical fields. It helps to develop students’ mathematical, thinking and reasoning skills. It supports courses such as A-Level Sciences, Psychology and Business Studies.

Course content

Core Maths is a two year course and is a linear qualification. The following are some of the topics that will be covered in the qualification:

  • Critical analysis of Data
  • Maths for personal finance
  • Mathematical modelling, evaluating and reasoning skills
  • Graphical methods
  • Statistical techniques
  • Critical path analysis
  • Cost benefit analysis
  • Rates of change
  • Exponential growth and decay

Entry requirements

This is a qualification designed for students who have achieved a grade C or above in GCSE Maths.

Assessment

This qualification is Linear. Linear means that students will sit all the exams at the end of the course (in June of Year 13).

The assessment consists of two papers that are both 1 hour 30 minutes long. Calculators will be allowed for both papers.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 25 October 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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