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Start Date: 2 September 2024
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Part Time
Level: Level 2
Location: Tottenham Centre
Suitable for: School Leavers, Adults
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Start Date: 2 September 2024
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Start Date: 2 September 2024
Duration: 1 Year
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Level: Level 2
Location: Enfield Centre
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Start Date: 2 September 2024
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Part Time
Level: Level 2
Location: Enfield Centre
Suitable for: Adults
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ABOUT THE COURSE

A grade 4 or higher in GCSE Mathematics is a requirement for many higher education courses and careers, including those in science, teaching and nursing.

Throughout the course, you will be equipped with a solid understanding of fundamental mathematical concepts and principles including numbers, algebra, geometry, measures, statistics and probability.

The GCSE is graded using the linear 9-1 system, with examinations in June.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

The topics covered are:

  • Number
  • Algebra
  • Ration, proportion and rates of change
  • Geometry and measures
  • Probability
  • Statistics

 

WHAT WILL I NEED?

There are two pathways available for this qualification - Foundation Level and Higher Level.

For the Foundation Level, you will need:

  • GCSE Mathematics at grade 2

For the Higher Level, you will need:

  • GCSE Mathematics at grade 3

All applicants must have an assessment and interview to confirm that the course is suitable for them.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

The course is assessed by two written exams, each worth 50% of the final marks - you may use a calculator for one of the exams.

WHAT WILL IT COST?

School Leavers


If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31st August prior to the start date of your course and you have the legal right to remain in the UK for the duration of your programme then your study with us will be free. Please see here for the documents you will need to show us.

Some courses will have other associated costs, such as for specialist materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support, see here for details.

Adults - Entry Level, Level 1 and Level 2


If you will be aged 19+ on 31st August prior to the start date of your course, up to Level 2, then your study with us will be free. You must have lived for 3 years within the EU/EEA/UK prior to the start of your course, you must have lived in the UK before 1st January 2021 and you must have permission to live in the UK for at least 12 months from the first day of learning. Please see here for the documents you will need to show us.

Some courses will have other associated costs, such as for specialist materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support, see here for details.

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER?

GCSE Mathematics is necessary for all students wanting to enter higher education. It is also a qualification asked by employers.

WHERE STUDENTS PROGRESS TO AFTER THIS COURSE

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MEET SOME OF THE TEACHERS

Mohamed Ibrahim

Mohamed has been teaching Maths across all levels including Entry Level Functional Skills Maths, Level 1 and 2 Functional Skills Maths, GCSE Maths, GCSE Statistics and Level 3 Maths. He has been teaching and preparing students for their GCSE exams in FE since 2011.

Before joining CONEL in 2022, Mohamed spent several years at Newham College where he worked as the Maths Curriculum team leader.

Mohamed is always exploring innovative ways of teaching Mathematics and while at Newham College, he led language and GCSE action research in the 2020/21 academic year on behalf of the Centre for Excellence in Maths (CfEM). The findings were presented in a final report which was well received by the CfEM community, and the Newham language action research has been chosen to be included in the legacy of the CfEM.

Mohamed is highly skilled and has qualifications in BSC in Applied Statistics, London Metropolitan University and a PGCE post compulsory Mathematics with Numeracy at the Institute of Education.


Jakia Afroz

Jakia completed a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics followed by an MSc in Mathematics in 2010 from Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh. Afterward graduation, Jakia worked as a Lecturer at a private college in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

After migrating to the UK, Jakia continued teaching with Unique Sixth form, located in North London, since 2014 as a Mathematics teacher of KS3, KS4/GCSE (Foundation and Higher Maths) and KS5/A-level (General and Further Maths).

Jakia joined CONEL in December 2022 and is working as a GCSE maths tutor and in the Unique Sixth form role. Alongside her roles at CONEL, Jakia is a Regular Examiner of Pearson (EdExcel) and has been marking GCSE and A Level (Maths and Further Maths) papers since 2019.


Elena Iorga

Elena has embarked on a remarkable career transition from being a corporation lawyer to becoming a passionate Maths Teacher. This decision was driven by her strong desire to learn English, as she believes that Maths is a universal language that transcends cultural boundaries. 

Having successfully transitioned into the field of education, Elena is now a fully qualified Maths Teacher with the prestigious QTLS certification. With all qualifications, she possesses the necessary skills and knowledge to inspire and educate her students effectively. 

In her classroom, Elena holds her students to high standards, motivating and encouraging them to surpass their expectations. She firmly believes that every student has the potential for success, and she is dedicated to helping them overcome any barriers they may face. 

Creating an inclusive and supportive environment is crucial to her teaching approach. Elena recognises the diverse learning styles of her students and adapts her methods accordingly, ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to grasp complex mathematical concepts. 

Elena's ultimate goal is to empower her students not only academically but also in life. Elena strives to cultivate their love for mathematics, emphasising its practicality and real-world relevance. By nurturing their critical thinking and problem-solving skills, she aims to equip them for the challenges they will encounter beyond the classroom. 

In summary, her transition from a career in law to becoming a Maths Teacher has been a transformative journey. Elena is dedicated to making a positive impact on my students' lives to success.


Reza Orak

Reza holds MSc in Engineering Management from Brunel University and also QTLs (Qualified Teacher and Lerning Skills Status). Reza joined CONEL college January 2016, and fully qualified in teaching maths related subjects such as Functional Skills, GCSE, Drug Calculation, and Engineering. Exprecienced teaching different range of students 16-18 and 19+ with different learning styles and difficulties. 2017 Excellent Teacher Award Winner.


The teachers listed may change, these shown are an example of the teachers who teach on these programmes.


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