Preparation for Maths GCSE: Level 1
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
You will have the opportunity to improve or recap on your calculating skills with whole numbers, decimals and fractions
Passmore Edwards Centre
Newton Abbot Friday 1st December 1.00 – 2.30
Support and feedback
At the start of your course, the tutor will offer you an initial and diagnostic assessment to establish your starting level. Informal support will be available from the tutor
Additional costs and requirements
Pen and paper will be handy.
Will I have to do anything outside of the session?
Homework will be set as ”practise makes perfect”
About the tutor
John Austen works as an Area Tutor (Maths) for Learn Devon and is based in West Devon. Prior to this his posts have included school teacher, literacy/numeracy tutor, management training consultant and Skills for Life numeracy tutor – amounting to over 40 years experience in education.
John has Qualified Teaching Status (QTS) in maths and arts. He also plays guitar in local bands – along with maths music is another passion.
“I like teaching, it is great when you see the learner understand and then look to progress further”
John Austen, Area Tutor