Mathematics GCSE

Level 2

Duration: 1 Year

Contact: Mr D Lintern

Entry Requirements

No formal entry qualifications are required for Level 2 courses. This course is compulsory for all students who have not achieved a Grade C or equivalent in Maths GCSE.

Course Content

This course provides students with another opportunity to secure a grade 4 in GCSE Mathematics. All students on the course will study the new GCSE specification introduced for first examination in the 2016/2017 school year, regardless of any previous attempts. The exam board is Edexcel.
The course will cover the same topics that the students studied for in the May/June 2017 exams. There will be 3 exams to take in May/June 2018. The specific topics will depend on whether the student is taking the foundation or higher GCSE paper.

The students will be supported in their learning to attempt to fill in knowledge gaps highlighted in previous exam attempts. The different topics are sectioned as number, shape and space, data handling and algebra.

University Success

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A Level Pass Rate

In 2018, Homewood's Year 13 students achieved 100% pass rate in over 42 A-level and Level 3 courses.