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Super Saturday Adult Taster - Introduction to Core Maths

Subject Area
Mathematics
Start Date
July 2022
Study Mode
Part-time
Duration
1 day

The course is designed to give an introduction to Level 3 Core Maths which builds on GCSE Maths, focused on problem-solving and interpretation of maths in the real world. Students will consider and tackle mathematics in meaningful contexts, including through financial applications and statistical ideas that can support work in other subjects.

Overview

The course is designed to give an introduction to Level 3 Core Maths which builds on GCSE Maths, focused on problem-solving and interpretation of maths in the real world. Students will consider and tackle mathematics in meaningful contexts, including through financial applications and statistical ideas that can support work in other subjects.

Modules include:

  • Statistics and Algebra
  • Probability and Estimation
  • Financial Planning and Management
  • Applications using mathematics to investigate a given problem

Students should have a minimum of a grade 4 in GCSE Mathes (or be predicted a minimum of a grade 4 from the recent GCSE Exams).

Who is this course aimed at?

This is aimed at student who intend to undertake the Level 3 Mathematical Studies Course.

Facilities

This is a classroom-based course.

At York College our students have access to a fantastic range of College-wide facilities such as the Learning & Research Centre, study hubs, computer areas with accompanying multi-function printers and helpdesk advice.

Cost

£10

All materials are included.

Date & time

Event: Saturday 2nd July 2022, 9.30am-3.30pm.

Course: 9.30am-12.30pm

Reasons to choose this course

The course will give an insight into the skills and knowledge required to study the Level 3 Mathematical Studies course. It will be delivered by an experienced tutor in a collaborative learning environment.

Skills you will develop

The course will help you develop an understanding of core maths concepts and problem-solving skills.

Course progression

Progress from this course would be on to the Level 3 Mathematical Studies course in September 2022.

Visit our Mathematics curriculum page to find out more about the courses we offer.

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