Improving your standard of written and spoken English and your understanding of maths concepts will help you throughout work and life. It’s also essential to have a good standard of both to study here.
Whatever course you choose to study at West Suffolk College, you will need good maths and English. All jobs and further training need maths and English and we’re really happy to help you.
It is also a government requirement that all students who do not achieve a good pass at Grade 4 or better in maths and English GCSE by the time they finish secondary school must continue to study the subjects in post-16 education.
But if you don’t already have Grade 4 or above, we can help. Our specialist English and maths tutors provide extra support to ensure you make the grade while studying your college course.
All full-time 16-19 students with prior attainment of grade 3 or below in English and/or maths, must therefore work towards achieving GCSE grade 4 or above, or a stepping stone qualification.
AQA Level 3 Certificate in Mathematical Studies (Core Maths)
Creative and technological advances will make maths more important than ever. This is why jobs that require maths pay more.
If you have a grade 5 or above in GCSE maths you can study for our Level 3 Certificate in Mathematical Studies (Core Maths). It is the government’s aim that increasing numbers of students in post-16 education have the opportunity to study maths beyond GCSE in line with other countries around the world.