A GCSE in maths can be your key to future success in work and education.
We offer daytime, evening and on-line classes that can fit around your work and home life.
During the course you will study the following:
– Patterns and sequences
– Data analysis
The course is assessed by final exams in June. Regular homework will be set and our on-line learning platform Petroc Pace can be used between lessons to consolidate learning.
There are no entry requirements but if you haven’t studied maths for a long time you could join an Improve your maths course first to gain confidence and progress to GCSE the following year.
Completion of this course will open up a wide range of further studies or employment opportunities.
Facilities and resources
You will also need a scientific calculator and a geometry set. The lecturer will advise on the best calculator to buy.
Q: I wasn’t very good at maths at school. Is this the right course for me?
A: Many adults find that things they found baffling at school are now surprisingly easy!
Q: What can I do if I don’t feel able to complete the GCSE in one year?
A: We also offer an Improve Your Maths class, which allows you to take two years to achieve the GCSE. In the first year you would work towards a Functional Skill at Level 1 and improve your maths skills and confidence in preparation for completing GCSE in the following year.
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Why Petroc should be your first choice
Petroc offers high quality education and training across North and Mid Devon. We provide outstanding learning, excellent facilities, strong connections to employers and a supportive environment to help you fulfil your education goals and set you on your path to the career of your dreams.
We offer a supportive and inclusive environment where you can flourish and feel a valued member of the college and wider community.
Our teaching spaces and facilities are some of the best in the region, providing stimulating and true-to-life learning environments.
We’ll provide you with the experiences you need to be ready for employment or the next step on your educational journey.