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Mathematics Resit at Visions Learning Trust UTC

Course description

 Externally assessed

 Availability: June and November

100% of the total GCSE

Overview of content

1. Number

2. Algebra

3. Geometry

4. Measures

5. Statistics

6. Probability

Overview of assessment

 Two written papers: each contributes 50% of the final grade

 Tiered papers

o Foundation Tier grades C-G available

o Higher Tier grades A*-D available (E allowed)

 1 hour 45 minutes (Foundation papers)

 1 hour 45 minutes (Higher papers)

 100 marks on each paper

 Paper 1F and 1H: Non-calculator

 Paper 2F and 2H: Calculator

 The functional elements of mathematics are assessed on each paper:

o 30-40% of the Foundation Tier papers

o 20-30% of the Higher Tier papers.

Entry requirements

It is strongly recommended that learners starting a Year 12 programme that includes AS and A-level courses achieve at least 3 GCSEs at grade B in addition to the requirements given above.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Visions Learning Trust UTC directly.

Last updated date: 19 June 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year