Level 2 GCSE Mathematics

Course Code: Q100123

Key Information

  • Course type

    GCSEs & Functional Skills

  • Campus:

    Sixth Form Campus

  • Start Date:

    Sept 23

  • Duration:

    Two years

  • Attendance:


  • 16-18 school leaver fee:


For those who wish to achieve a higher grade in their maths GCSE. A good pass (grade 4 or 5) will be hugely valuable in terms of progression opportunities.

Units include:

  • number
  • ratio and proportion
  • algebra
  • geometry and measures
  • probability and statistics.

You will have a basic knowledge of mathematics, which you will build on during the one-year GCSE course. The course requires you to use a scientific calculator, as two out of the three exams allow the use of a calculator.

Gaining a grade 4 or above in GCSE maths is essential for many progression opportunities into higher education, employment and apprenticeships. While it may not be your choice to study GCSE maths again, leaving College with a good GCSE pass will be hugely valuable in terms of your future education and career aspirations.


Did you know?

This course can be combined with additional A Levels or a Sixth Form vocational course.

A minimum of five GCSEs at grade 3 or above including a grade 2 or 3 in GCSE mathematics, or a pass in Level 1 Functional Skills.

Assessments will comprise 60% personal investigation and 40% externally set practical exam. Your coursework is internally assessed and externally moderated.

You will have a 9.55am start, one lesson in the morning, one in the afternoon and a guaranteed 4pm finish. You will also have at least one morning and one afternoon per week free for private study.

A grade 4 or above in GCSE mathematics will support you in whatever career or educational pathway you embark upon.

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