What will I learn?
The course aims to give you greater knowledge in essential mathematical skills that can be used in day-to-day activities. We offer two levels: foundation or higher, depending on your current grade and aspirations. It is essential that you are committed to studying maths at GCSE. We expect you to attend every session and work hard to develop your mathematical skills and aptitude for the subject.
Interpret and communicate mathematical information in a variety of forms appropriate to the information and context
Acquire and use problem solving strategies
Select and apply mathematical techniques and methods in mathematical, every day and real world situations
Reason mathematically, make deductions and inferences and draw conclusions
Develop knowledge, skills and understanding of mathematical methods and concepts
Where will it lead me?
GCSE Maths at C is required by many employers and for entry to higher education. Employers in all sectors like you to have Maths qualifications as it demonstrates ability in a core subject.
The skills learned in this subject are useful for many areas. Should you obtain a grade B/6 at GCSE you may wish to think about studying the subject at AS Level.
You must have GCSE Maths at D/3
Interview plus initial & diagnostic assessment to make sure course is suitable
Fee Details 1
Free if you do not already have GCSE A*-C or grade 4 or higher in the subject
Fee Details 2
Due to funding restrictions, anyone who doesn’t live in England, isn’t a UK resident^ or who lives in the local authority areas^ of:
Cambridge and Peterborough
Greater London Authority
Liverpool City Region
North of Tyne Combined Authority
West of England
Will be unable to apply for fee remission and may be subject to higher course fees than those published.
^go to this page on our website to check if your postcode is in a Devolved Funding Area or to check eligibility if you are a non-UK resident https://www.sparsholt.ac.uk/the-college/fees-and-funding/
If you don’t live in England or are not a UK resident or live in any of the above local authority areas and wish to enrol on the course, please contact us for information on tuition fees.