This course will allow you to see how different areas of mathematics are connected, recognise how a situation may be represented mathematically, and understand the relationship between ‘real world’ problems. You will enhance your problem solving skills, learn mathematical techniques and use them in solving these ‘real world’ problems.

Entry Requirements

Standard Entry Requirements
  • Grade 4 (C) in English Language or Literature and a minimum of a 3 (D) in Maths and
  • At least 5 GCSEs grade 4 (C) or above (1 Vocational or Technical Qualification at Merit or above may be counted) and
  • Average GCSE (best 8) of at least 4 (38 on the old points table) and
  • Grade 4 (C or Merit), at least, in any subject previously studied
Subject Specific Entry Requirements
  • 7 (A) in Maths
Course Content

Download the course fact sheet here.

Course support and Enrichment

Bridging units are in place at the start of the course to support the smooth transition from GCSE to A-Level Mathematics.
You are encouraged to support each other by working in small groups and also have access to extra support if needed.

  • Attend punctually and regularly
  • Work hard and complete all work within specified deadlines
  • Participate in class activity and discussions
  • Take responsibility for your own learning
  • Treat everyone with respect
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