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IGCSE Maths Course

This IGCSE Maths course will develop mathematical knowledge as a key life skill, and as a basis for more advanced study.

The syllabus aims to build learners’ confidence by helping them develop a feel for numbers, patterns and relationships, and places a strong emphasis on solving problems and presenting and interpreting results. Learners also gain an understanding of how to communicate and reason using mathematical concepts.

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Enrolment Fee:

£295.00

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Description

This IGCSE Maths Course is ideal for anyone wishing to gain a knowledge and understanding of this subject. You will also find this course extremely valuable if you are looking for a progression route for further training whilst employed.

This course will help develop students’ knowledge of maths as a key life skill and will help form a basis for more advanced study. The course syllabus encourages students to increase their confidence, helping them develop a feel for numbers, patterns and relationships. The IGCSE Maths course places a strong emphasis on solving problems and interpreting results.

The study pack is designed to match closely the curriculum content of the syllabus and will provide you with the information and support you’ll need to take the exams with confidence.

The materials and accompanying exercises provided will help you to develop the necessary knowledge and confidence to successfully attempt the exams. The key parts of the course which are important in every aspect are planning your studies and practice assessments where feedback from your tutor is of the utmost importance.

Support

The course will be delivered online including Tutor Support for two years. All assignments are marked by one of our professional Tutors who will offer regular feedback and guide you through your course. Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor and you must have access to email in order to contact your Tutor.

You will be provided with the telephone number for your dedicated Student Support Team who will be available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that you will receive unlimited support for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

Assessment

The course contains a number of assignments which your tutor will mark and give you valuable feedback on. You will also have access to a range of online resources.

Students will be required to arrange and pay for their examinations at an approved centre when an examination forms part of the course. We can provide an extensive list of these centres for you.

Differences between Cambridge and Edexcel Exam boards.

Cambridge and Edexcel IGCSEs are international qualifications. Cambridge and Edexcel IGCSEs can be taken worldwide including the United Kingdom. Both exam boards offer a similar specification however different courses can have a different structure. Both the Cambridge and Edexcel courses are full International GCSE qualifications.

Fees

Course fees for payment in full include:

  • Assessment and feedback on all assignments.
  • Access to your personal Tutor via our online portal.
  • Access to a range of online resources, student materials, assessments, assignments, eBooks etc
  • Practice exam papers to prepare you for the real thing.
  • Tutor references and predicted grades once a satisfactory amount of work has been completed.
  • Help finding an exam centre for you to sit your exam

Cambridge

Cambridge Course Code(s):

IGCSE Mathematics (9-1): 0980

IGCSE Mathematics: 0580

(Please note, there is no difference in the course teachings for the two specifications, there only difference is the grade you will receive once you have taken the exams. 0980 is graded 9-1, 9 being the highest while 0580 is graded A* to G, A* being the highest.)

Cambridge Exams: June & November

Cambridge Study Hours: 130 Hours


This IGCSE Maths Course will encourage the development of mathematical knowledge as a key life skill, and as a basis for more advanced study. The course will build your confidence by helping you develop a feel for numbers, patterns and relationships, and places a strong emphasis on solving problems and presenting and interpreting results. You will also also gain an understanding of how to communicate and reason using mathematical concepts.

Cambridge Modules

Number

  • Number

Algebra

  • Algebra and graphs
  • Coordinate geometry

Shape and space

  • Geometry
  • Mensuration
  • Trigonometry
  • Vectors and transformations

Probability and Statistics

  • Probability
  • Statistics

Exam Papers:

All students will take two papers. Learners who have studied the Core subject content, should be entered for Paper 1 and Paper 3. These learners will be eligible for grades 1 to 5.

Paper 1 (Core)

Written examination: 1 hour

Availability: June and October

Assessment overview: Short-answer questions based on the Core curriculum.

56 marks

35% of grade

Paper 3 (Core)

Written examination: 2 hours

Availability: June and October

Assessment overview: Structured questions based on the Core subject content.

104 marks

65% of grade

 

Learners who have studied the Extended subject content (Core and Supplement), and who are expected to achieve a grade 5 or above, should be entered for Paper 2 and Paper 4. These learners will be eligible for grades 3 to 9.

 

Paper 2 (Extended)

Written examination: 1 hour 30 minutes

Availability: June and October

Assessment overview: Short-answer questions based on the Extended curriculum.

70 marks

35% of grade

Paper 4 (Extended)

Written examination: 2 hour 30 minutes

Availability: June and October

Assessment overview: Structures questions based on the extended curriculum.

130 marks

65% of grade

Edexcel

Edexcel Course Code(s): 4MA1

Edexcel Exams: January and June

Edexcel Study Hours: 130 Hours

This IGCSE Maths Edexcel Course is assessed through two papers, with two tiers of entry to allow students to be entered for the appropriate level. Focusing on mathematical skills, techniques and concepts and how to use them to solve problems, it’s designed as a two-year course, however through distance learning it can be completed much quicker. For this specification, grades 9-1 are available.

Edexcel Modules

  • Numbers and the number system
  • Equations, formulae and identities
  • Sequences, functions and graphs
  • Geometry and trigonometry
  • Vectors and transformation geometry
  • Statistics and probability

Exam Papers

All students will take two papers. Learners who have studied the Core subject content, should be entered for Foundation Paper 1 and 2 ( 1F and 2F). These learners will be eligible for grades 1 to 5.

Foundation Tier

Paper 1: 1F

Written examination: 2 hours

Availability: January and June

Assessment overview: Assess the full range of targeted grades at Foundation Tier (grades 5–1)

100 marks

50% of the total international GCSE

Paper 2

Written examination: 1 hour 15 minutes

Availability: January and June

Assessment overview: Assess the full range of targeted grades at Foundation Tier (grades 5–1)

100 marks

50 % of the total International GCSE

 

Learners who have studied the Core and Higher subject be entered for Higher Paper 1 and 2 (1H and 2H). These learners will be eligible for grades 9- 4.

 

Higher Tier

Paper 1: 1H

Written examination: 2 hours

Availability: January and June

Assessment overview: Will have approximately 40% of the marks distributed evenly over grades 4 and 5 and approximately 60% of the marks distributed evenly over grades 6, 7, 8 and 9.

100 marks

50% of the total international GCSE

Paper 2: 1H

Written examination: 1 hour 15 minutes

Availability: January and June

Assessment overview: Will have approximately 40% of the marks distributed evenly over grades 4 and 5 and approximately 60% of the marks distributed evenly over grades 6, 7, 8 and 9.

100 marks

50 % of the total International GCSE

Q&A

You do not need any prior learning knowledge or experience to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course, although you would be expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy.

You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 2 years from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor. You do not have to wait until September, when a traditional school starts. 

Once you enrol, you will be asked to fill in an enrolment form. On the form it will ask when you wish to complete by, so we can ensure you are supported right up to when you take your exams.

Once you enrol, you will have access to our online portal 24/7. Here you will find study materials that have been specially prepared by your tutor, there will be assessments, study notes, eBooks and assignments all relating to your course. Everything in this course is structured to follow the course specification, so all topics and units cover everything you need to learn. Your tutor will mark your work and give you written feedback on areas you need to improve or explain what you have done well. You can also ask your tutor questions if you get stuck on a topic or need something explaining a little more. 

When you approach the exams, your tutor will set you a series of practise exam papers so that you can know what to expect in your exam, and you can go into them feeling confident.

You will be provided with eBooks for this course. If you want to purchase physical books in addition, then we can provide you with the book ISBN numbers.

Students will be required to arrange and pay for their examinations (including any practicals they wish to take) at an approved centre. We can provide an extensive list of these centres for you.

All of our IGCSEs are available world wide. Meaning you can study with us from anywhere.

Cambridge, and Edexcel both have international exam centres, so you may be able to take the exams locally to you. Should you need any help finding a centre, then please do get in touch and we can assist you on this. 

We recommend that you are able to dedicate between 120 and 130 hours’ study time, plus additional time for completing assignments.

Yes, you can work at your own pace to complete this course. Despite having 24 months Tutor Support, once you enrol you will be asked when you wish to complete, and your tutor can work along side you to achieve this.

With online learning, having the flexibility is a real advantage. This allows you to set the pace. Take your time or Fast-track, get the qualification when you need it.

Cambridge and Edexcel IGCSEs are international qualifications. Cambridge and Edexcel IGCSEs can be taken worldwide including the United Kingdom. Both exam boards offer a similar specification however different courses can have a different structure. Both the Cambridge and Edexcel courses are full International GCSE qualifications.

It is recommended that you aim to book your examinations 4/6 month prior to sitting them to avoid late entry fee charges.  Additionally, we would advise that you contact a few exam centres and find out the best price, as they can fluctuate greatly. 

You will sit the same exam as thousands of students across the country in an exam centre, and achieve the same qualification as everyone else. IGCSE qualifications are recognised by universities employers, colleges and sixth form colleges, giving students a wide range of options in their education and career.

Just like sitting your IGCSEs in a school, your tutor will be able to provide you with predicted grades, transcripts, certificate of graduation, and references for further education applications. 

Of course, all of our courses are tailored to cover the entire specification and are split into topics. You will have assignments to complete on every topic where your tutor will give you feedback. If you are struggling with an aspect then you can message your tutor and they can provide more information for you.

As your exams approach, your tutor will set a series of exam papers for you to take, so you can get a feel for the real thing.

If you complete all of your assignments, and your practise exam papers then there is no reason why you shouldn’t achieve a top grade.