GCSE Maths

Course overview

This free, online course for those aged 19 and over, delivers maths teaching and content in preparation for the GCSE Maths exam.

This is your opportunity to obtain a GCSE Maths qualification, or study again if you have an existing GCSE Maths qualification that is below a grade 4 (D and under), and would like the chance to improve your grade, and refresh your skills.

As well as preparing you for the formal exam, this online course will enable you to utilise maths skills used in everyday life. You will advance your range of mathematical skills and learn the techniques needed in order to solve problems in maths, covering the topics of: Number, Algebra, Geometry and Statistics.

Please note, if you choose to start studying on Monday 26 September 2022, this will be a daytime class running from 9.30am to 12pm.

The course starting on Thursday 22 September 2022 is an evening class held once per week from 6.30pm to 9pm.

The course starting on Monday 16 January 2023 is an evening class held twice per week on a Monday and Wednesday from 6.30pm to 9pm.

You will learn

  • Structure and calculation
  • Fractions, decimals and percentages
  • Measures and accuracy
  • Algebra
  • Graphs
  • Ratio, proportion and rate of change
  • Geometry
  • Probability
  • Statistics

GCSE Mathematics (Edexcel)

You will be required to undertake an initial BKSB assessment in order to demonstrate that you are working at Level 1 or above.

GCSEs are taught throughout the UK and overseas, and are seen as being one of the most recognisable and robust standards of education in the world.
Most employers require GCSE Maths and use this qualification as a filter in their selection process. Gaining a qualification in this area, or improving your existing qualification, can help in your career progression. If you are thinking of furthering your education, achievement of GCSE Maths at grade 4 and above is a vital requirement for university entrance and progression to A level study.