Mathematics – Mathematics GCSE


A Grade 4 in Mathematics GCSE is an important qualification for almost all careers and courses. The Mathematics GCSE course prepares students for the Foundation level GCSE qualification.

Course Content

On this course students will study topics related to Numbers, Data Handling, Algebra and Space, Measure and Shape.

The course follows the Edexcel Linear Syllabus.

Educational Experiences

Course Specific Trips & Visits

In addition to course specific experiences, students also have the opportunity to get involved in the College’s Activities Programme and Guest Speaker Programme.


Employers value people with mathematical skills and are sometimes prepared to pay them more. A Grade 4 in GCSE is an important qualification for almost all careers and courses.

Entry Requirements & Assessment

This course is compulsory for students who have a GCSE Maths Grade 3 or lower.

Students who are successful on this course will be fully focused and committed. They must be prepared to take full advantage of all support and resources available.

The final Grade is based on 3 written papers (two calculator and one non-calculator), each lasting 1.5 hours. Students will have the opportunity to sit the examinations in either November or June.

The exam board for this GCSE level is Edexcel Linear

What goes well with this course?

Every subject!


How To Apply

Applications for entry September 2022. The application form for the academic year 2022-2023 is available to complete online here.

Students should return their completed forms directly to Coulsdon College, NOT their schools. All applications will be considered according to the College's Admissions Policy. Please see the Admissions timetable for information about the College’s enrolment process.



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