GCSE Mathematics (Numeracy)

Key Details

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    Abergele, Llangefni, Online
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  • Course Length:

    30 weeks, 3 hours per week

Course Description

Many universities and employers ask for GCSE Mathematics - Numeracy at Grade C or above. If you have not achieved this whilst at school, Grŵp Llandrillo Menai will provide opportunities for you to improve your grades, to enable you to progress onto the appropriate further or higher education programme, or into employment.

Perhaps you just wish to study Numeracy for the joy of learning and the love of the subject? You will be very welcome on our course!

What’s the difference between GCSE Mathematics-Numeracy and GCSE Mathematics?

GCSE Mathematics-Numeracy will assess the mathematics that you will need and use in everyday life and the world of work

GCSE Mathematics will extend to aspects of mathematics needed for progression to scientific, technical or further mathematical study.

Who is the course aimed at?

Anyone interested in gaining a GCSE or wanting to improve on a previously achieved grade.

Key Topics covered

Many topics will be covered over the length of the course, with all topics being studied with an everyday context. Topics will include:

  • Number (e.g. Percentages, Ratio & Proportion, Household Bills & Income Tax)
  • Statistics (e.g. Charts, Graphs, Averages and more)
  • Shape (e.g. Area, Volume, Units, Pythagoras & Basic Trigonometry)
  • Algebra (e.g. How to use formulae and solving equations)

Course Dates:

  • Abergele: 6/9/22, 9.30am-12.30pm
  • Abergele: 6/9/22, 6-9pm
  • Llangefni: 8/9/22, 5.30-8.30pm
  • Online: 6/9/22, 6-9pm

Entry Criteria

There are no entry requirements for this course, although a good understanding of basic maths is strongly recommended

If you have not taken the exam previously, or if it was taken a considerable time ago, your tutor will have a chat with you to determine whether this course is right for you.

If you wish to study this course online, the following technology is required:

  • Laptop/Desktop PC/Tablet

  • A stable broadband connection

Learners will be expected to access emails, Google Classroom and potentially other online tools that will support their learning. Support in accessing these will be provided.


  • Face to face and online courses are available

  • Discussions

  • Independent research

  • Group work

  • Regular homework will be set


Written exams x 2 (one with a calculator and one without)


You could choose one of the many different courses available at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai.

Would you like to apply for this course?

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