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Statisitcs at The Telford Langley School

Course description

In this course you will learn how to collect unbiased data and how to summarise and represent it. An important part of statistics is that you should use the available data to predict what will happen in the future. You will learn how to reason, interpret and discuss the results, and how to make forecasts based on the results.

Course content

This course will give you the skills to read and analyse data. You will be able to interpret various diagrams and statistical statements accurately. You will be able to appreciate when statistical statements have been exaggerated.

Entry requirements

no requirements

In GCSE, you will study at one of two tiers:

Higher Level A* - D, Foundation Level C - G

Assessment

Candidates in each level will sit one written papers and complete a controlled assessment in the form of coursework.

Written paper = 75% of the final mark

Controlled Assessment = 25% of the final mark

Foundation Paper is assessed through a 1 hour written exam.

Higher Paper is assessed through a 2 hour exam.

Controlled Assessment will take approximately 10 hours to complete.

Deadlines:These will be set during the course.

Financial information

no costs

Future opportunities

If you are continuing into further education this course will give you important skills you will need to study other subjects; Biology, psychology, economics, geography, engineering and archaeology are among the many subjects that rely at times on understanding statistical data.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Telford Langley School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Unknown
  • Duration: one year

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