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Dates: 06/01/25 - 19/05/25
Days: Monday 17:30 - 21:30
Sessions: 15
Centre: Online - Other
Course Code: C12000K02NE
Fees: Standard - £0.00
Concessionary - £0.00

Course Information

Learning Aim: 60147003

What is this course about?

Having a good grade at Maths GCSE can open so many doors for you, both in employment and for Higher Education, and is becoming more and more vital in today’s society. On a Sutton College GCSE Maths course you will receive the tuition and support to help you gain your qualification and move forward in your work and/or studies.

This is an online course and is aimed at those who are confident with IT, have WIFI access and also have access to a suitable device for online learning, such as a PC, tablet or laptop.

We will be using Google Classrooms and Googlemeets for online lessons and you will be expected to attend for the whole duration of sessions. There will be no face-to-face learning but you will be expected to come into the college for mandatory exams.

What will we cover?

You will learn a range of skills in topics including number and algebra, trigonometry, graphs, geometry, probability and statistics. 

On completion of this course, you will be more confident in the following aspects of Maths:

  • Properties of Number
  • Multiplication /Division /Standard form/Powers of
  • Fractions
  • Areas of 2D shapes
  • Fractions/decimals/percentages
  • Index rules/Negative numbers
  • Algebra -linear equations
  • Pythagoras/substitution
  • Ratio/Subject of the formula
  • Graphs
  • Curved Graphs/Algebra
  • Distance time graphs
  • Iteration/Functions
  • Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Speed, density, pressure/conversion of units
  • Circle theorems/Statistics
  • Statistics
  • Transformations
  • Sequences
  • Probability/Vectors
  • Proofs
  • Bearings/Surds/Recurring decimals
  • Congruent & Similar shapes
  • Reverse percentages/Transformation of curves

What level is this course & what skills do I need?

This course is GCSE level. You will need previous attainments in other GCSE subjects such as GCSE English Language and/or other relevant qualifications such as Functional Skills Maths (Level 2 only) will be considered.

How do I enrol?

To be considered for a place on this course, you are required to complete an online Skillsbuilder GCSE 9-1 course assessment to ensure this course is suitable for you. Successful applicants should be working toward Grade 3 (9 is the highest grade).

You can make an application by clicking on ‘APPLY’ at the bottom of this page. If you do not already have a Sutton College online account you will need to create one first. On completion of your application you will receive further information via email.

On this course, you will develop the following life skills: 

  • Mental Wellbeing
  • Employability Skills
  • Confidence building
  • Social Wellbeing
  • Maths Skills
  • Digital Skills

Additional information

(The College cannot fund learners for this course if they have taken Maths GCSE within the last 5 years and obtained a grade A-C/4-9 equivalent).

This is an intensive online course which will require a minimum of 4 hours home study per week in addition to the classroom session. You will be working towards the Maths GCSE Higher Paper where you will be able to achieve up to a Grade 9 GCSE. In the Higher Paper, candidates will be able to achieve grades ranging from Grade 4 to Grade 9. Candidates who achieve below Grade 4 will be awarded Ungraded. 

You will be required to sit mock exams at Sutton College in 2025, dates TBC.

You will sit three final exams, 80 marks each, totalling 240 marks.

  • One non-calculator paper (33.3%)
  • Two calculator papers

All three papers are 1 ½ hours each.

Paper 1 will be in May 2025 and Papers 2 and 3 will be in June 2025.

This is a fully-funded course and ALL students enrolling on this course must take the accreditation and MUST sit all three exams.

What can I do after I have finished this course?

Please speak with our Advice Service about options for further study and/or employment. 

Any course enrichment opportunities associated with this class will be listed in your Google Classroom.

If you are unsure of your next steps for education, employment or career choices our Advice Service can help. Contact

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