Course Information (AQA 8300)
Duration: 32 Weeks
Course Dates: September 2017 - June 2018
Type: Part Time
Cost: £550 inc exam
There are no formal entry requirements. However, a good basic level of numeracy is expected.
This course has been designed to stimulate, inspire and motivate you to reach your full potential. We provide appropriate exercises to suit your ability level and help you stretch and challenge yourself. You will develop your mathematical skills and engage in lively classes that cover the following topics:
• Ration, proportion and rates of change
• Geometry and measures
You will develop fluent knowledge, skills and understanding of mathematical methods and concepts, and acquire, select and apply mathematical techniques to solve problems. This will allow you to reason mathematically, make deductions and inferences and draw conclusions - all whilst developing the skills to comprehend, interpret and communicate mathematical information, in a variety of forms appropriate to the information and context.
Method of Study
You will attend a 2.5 hour class each week where you will work collaboratively with your fellow students, and in which you will engage in stimulating discussions and classroom-based exercises to support your development and learning. You will also be required to complete work at home independently.
Method of Assessment
You will either be assessed to sit the foundation or higher paper for this GCSE. The method of assessment will depend on your level of ability.
What Can I Do Next?
This vital GCSE is your gateway to a successful tomorrow. Attaining this qualification will allow you to progress onto further AS/A Level maths courses, apprenticeships, colleges, universities and provide you with better job and promotion prospects.