English and maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. GCSE Maths and English qualifications could be the difference between being accepted onto a university course or getting a job promotion.
think creatively, communicate with others, express yourself
understand money, work out calculations, problem solve
If you have a Grade 9-4 in GCSE English and/ or Maths, you will develop your skills throughout your course. You won't have to commit any more time to studying, you will spend lots of time doing enrichment and sport activities or work experience!
If you have a grade 3 or 2 in GCSE English and/ or Maths you will develop your skills throughout your course. You will have to commit to 3 hours a week for Maths, 3 hours a week for English and the same amount of study time at home (a total of 12 hours extra a week).
If you have lower than a grade 2 in GCSE English and/ or Maths you will study Functional Skills then progress to GSCE, You will need to commit to studying 3 hours a week for Maths, 3 hours a week for English and the same amount of study time at home (a total of 12 hours extra a week).
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