Improve your maths: join at any time
Who is this course for?
You can only enrol on this course once you have had an initial assessment with an experienced Learn Devon Tutor to determine which course is most suitable for your needs. This course is for learners wishing to gain GCSE Mathematics. Learners should have everyday maths skills such as dealing with money, time, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of whole numbers. Learners who have gained a D or an E at GCSE Maths and wishing to retake GCSE Maths may also find this a suitable course
Courses cover different levels and include –
• Numbers and their use in everyday problems
• Use of mathematical notation
• Simple equations and graphs
• Shape and space
• Area and Volume
• Statistics and probability
Support and feedback
How will I learn?
You will work in small groups to learn and explore mathematical topics and improve understanding. In the classroom you will focus on working with others and questioning concepts and ideas to better understand the world of mathematics, and hopefully, have some fun!
How will my progress be monitored?
You will be encouraged to be responsible for your own learning. An individual learning plan will be used to record your targets and achievements.
Additional costs and requirements
A4 file, writing materials and lined or squared paper to be brought to the first and subsequent lessons. You will also need a geometry set, including a ruler, protractor, compass, pencil and rubber.
You will have an initial assessment with our tutor to determine what level you need to be working at.
Will I have to do anything outside of the session?
Weekly homework will be used to practice mathematical techniques, check understanding of topics covered and provide feedback on progress.
About the tutor
Amanda Jury has worked as an Area Tutor for Learn Devon teaching Maths for the past 14 years.
Amanda has a Bachelor of Science degree in Maths from The Open University and a Level 4 Specialist Numeracy teaching qualification from the University of Plymouth.
Amanda prides herself in being able to teach anybody Maths, however much they struggle with the subject.
“A lot of the people I have taught over the years have surprised themselves by discovering that not only can they now do Maths, but they now actually enjoy it”
Amanda Jury, Area Tutor, Learn Devon