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Core Maths is a one year course which can be taken alongside a programme of 3 main subjects (A Level or equivalent). It focuses on maths in a real world context. Topics include financial calculations such as Income Tax, National Insurance, Mortgages, Loans and Inflation, and statistical methods such as the Normal Distribution, Confidence Intervals, Correlation and Regression. There is a strong focus on analysing data and determining whether a statement can be backed up by statistics, which is becoming increasingly important in the current climate of “fake news”
The qualification gained is a Level 3 Certificate in Mathematical Studies, worth the equivalent of half an A Level in UCAS points
This enrichment takes place over 1 year and you will have 2 sessions per week.
This is a free enrichment.
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