GCSE Mathematics

  • £225 (including exam fees). TBC for September 2023

  • 30 weeks

We have a variety of GCSE Mathematics classes are on offer to suit every learner.

It is very important to read all the information below, prior to applying, as it may affect which course you are eligible for.

We have a variety of classes:

  • Tuesday 5 – 8 pm Beginners
  • Tuesday 5 – 8 pm Improvers
  • Tuesday 5 – 8 pm Short course (exams in November)
  • Wednesday 5 – 7 pm Online Blended (NEW)
  • Wednesday 6 – 9 pm January start (ends June)
  • Thursday 10 am – 1 pm Mixed level
  • Thursday 6 – 9 pm MIxed level (subject to numbers)

All learners will be expected to do homework each week.

Please note

The Tuesday evening Beginners class is intended for those learners who need extra support to progress in their maths. Typically learners will have attained an E grade or below previously.

The Tuesday evening Improvers class is intended for learners who already have a C grade and who need a B grade or above for career progression. It is also for learners with a D grade who need to attain a C grade.

The Tuesday evening Short course is of 8 weeks duration, and the exam will be sat in November. It is primarily aimed at those who completed a GCSE Maths course the previous year and achieved a Grade D in the summer examination.

The Wednesday evening Online Blended class is a new class aimed at those learners who may struggle to attend College face-to-face. It will be a mixture of online teaching, teacher directed self study and face-to-face tutorials.

The Wednesday evening January start class is to allow learners who were not able to join in September to study for GCSE Maths and sit the exam in June.

The Thursday morning class is a mixed level class.

Thursday evening class is mixed level but will only run if there are sufficient numbers.

If you wish to only sit the exams (no class teaching), please contact our Examinations Office, Tel: 01656 302 302.

These GCSE courses are not intended for full-time learners at Bridgend College. They will be assigned a GCSE class as part of their main course.

If you feel you are not ready for a GCSE class, please look under courses for Mathematics (Skills for Adults). They provide classes focusing on basic numeracy.

For any questions not answered here, please email hello@bridgend.ac.uk or attend one of our Open Events.

Assessment by two external examinations, one in late May and the other early June. The examination board is WJEC.

There are 2 types of GCSE: Mathematics and Mathematics – Numeracy. We usually sit the Mathematics paper.

  • Evidence of your most recently achieved GCSE Mathematics Grade will be required.
  • Mature learners without formal qualifications will be accepted at the discretion of the course tutor.
  • All learners will be asked to complete an informal assessment during their first class. This will assess your current ability level and make sure the appropriate support is put in place for you. Please do not worry about this, no-one will be turned away. You do not need to do any preparation. If you are attending the Tuesday evening classes, it will help to decide whether the Beginner or Improver class is the most suitable. 
  • Please apply online. It is important you check your emails regularly for any updates and additional information, once you have applied.

Gaining a Grade C or above will enable you to progress to Level 3 study.

We have a variety of classes:

  • Tuesday 5 – 8 pm Beginners
  • Tuesday 5 – 8 pm Improvers
  • Tuesday 5 – 8 pm Short course (exams in November)
  • Wednesday 5 – 7 pm Online Blended (NEW)
  • Wednesday 6 – 9 pm January start (ends June)
  • Thursday 10 am – 1 pm Mixed level
  • Thursday 6 – 9 pm MIxed level (subject to numbers)

All learners will be expected to do homework each week.

Please note

The Tuesday evening Beginners class is intended for those learners who need extra support to progress in their maths. Typically learners will have attained an E grade or below previously.

The Tuesday evening Improvers class is intended for learners who already have a C grade and who need a B grade or above for career progression. It is also for learners with a D grade who need to attain a C grade.

The Tuesday evening Short course is of 8 weeks duration, and the exam will be sat in November. It is primarily aimed at those who completed a GCSE Maths course the previous year and achieved a Grade D in the summer examination.

The Wednesday evening Online Blended class is a new class aimed at those learners who may struggle to attend College face-to-face. It will be a mixture of online teaching, teacher directed self study and face-to-face tutorials.

The Wednesday evening January start class is to allow learners who were not able to join in September to study for GCSE Maths and sit the exam in June.

The Thursday morning class is a mixed level class.

Thursday evening class is mixed level but will only run if there are sufficient numbers.

If you wish to only sit the exams (no class teaching), please contact our Examinations Office, Tel: 01656 302 302.

These GCSE courses are not intended for full-time learners at Bridgend College. They will be assigned a GCSE class as part of their main course.

If you feel you are not ready for a GCSE class, please look under courses for Mathematics (Skills for Adults). They provide classes focusing on basic numeracy.

For any questions not answered here, please email hello@bridgend.ac.uk or attend one of our Open Events.

Assessment by two external examinations, one in late May and the other early June. The examination board is WJEC.

There are 2 types of GCSE: Mathematics and Mathematics-Numeracy. We usually sit the Mathematics paper.

  • Evidence of your most recently achieved GCSE Mathematics Grade will be required.
  • Mature learners without formal qualifications will be accepted at the discretion of the course tutor.
  • All learners will be asked to complete an informal assessment during their first class. This will assess your current ability level and make sure the appropriate support is put in place for you. Please do not worry about this, no-one will be turned away. You do not need to do any preparation. If you are attending the Tuesday evening classes, it will help to decide whether the Beginner or Improver class is the most suitable. 
  • Please apply online. It is important you check your emails regularly for any updates and additional information, once you have applied.

Gaining a Grade C or above will enable you to progress to Level 3 study.

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