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Mathematics GCSE Level 2 at Nottingham 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 5 GCSEs at grade D/E or above,however, applications will be

taken into consideration depending on previous educational background


You will complete a linear examination which will be assessed

via external examinations (Edexcel). Examinations are taken in

November and June of each year.

Future opportunities

Studying GCSE level mathematics will support you 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 Nottingham Academy directly.

Last updated date: 05 June 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years