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As part of this course, you will study various mathematical concepts, including algebra, statistics, geometry, number and shapes.

The course is scheduled over one day per week for 3 hours.

  • Sector Overview

    Are you looking to progress in your current career, retrain or upskill

    Retraining in an existing career or entering a new career path is a great way to increase your job satisfaction. A new career can lead to a better work-life balance and an improved financial situation.

    Research has shown that there is a direct link between GCSE grades and earning potential. Achieving good grades in your GCSEs will also impact your future career prospects.

    A grade 4 or higher in GCSE Mathematics is a requirement for many Higher Education courses and careers, including those in science, teaching and nursing.

    The skills and knowledge that you will learn through the qualification will ensure that you are prepared for life.

  • Entry Requirements

    The entry requirement(s) for this course are:

    • Diagnostic assessment to enable us to gauge the level you are currently working at and enrol you on the most suitable pathway for your success
  • What will I study?

    This course consists of the following modules:

    • Numbers
    • Ratios and Proportions
    • Probability
    • Geometry and measures
    • Fractions, percentages and decimals
    • Algebra
    • Statistics
  • How will I be assessed?

    You will be assessed via:

    • Paper 1 - Non- calculator
    • Paper 2 - Calculator
    • Paper 3 - Calculator
  • Enrichment

    Our Student Common Room is a great place to unwind and relax during your breaks. It features pool tables, table tennis, a gaming corner and lots of comfy sofas.

    Themed events are held in the Common Room so you can get the best experience of being a Waltham Forest College student.

  • Work Experience

    You will be offered opportunities to actively engage and take part in experiential events to improve your personal development.

  • Progression opportunities

    This course will lead to:

    • Employment
    • Further/Higher Education


  • Alumni

    Waltham Forest College is a vibrant and aspirational college and will support you to reach your career aspirations. Last year 96% of learners progressed onto a positive destination either to higher levels of study, employment, or an Apprenticeship.

    • Marta E achieved a Grade 5 in GCSE Maths and is going to study paramedic science at Greenwich University from September 2023

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