When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Late starts accepted
  • Tutor Carla Cox
  • Course Code W23MITC03C
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

The Multiply course covers the key topics and concepts outlined in the GCSE Mathematics “Crossover” curriculum, i.e. topics within the overlapping of the Foundation and Higher Tier programmes. The course learning outcomes reflect the overarching goals of the GCSE Maths Crossover course, demonstrating students' mastery of advanced mathematical concepts, problem-solving skills, exam readiness, collaborative abilities, and a positive mindset towards mathematics.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Problem-Solving Skills: Students will exhibit the ability to solve complex mathematical problems using a variety of strategies, demonstrating critical thinking, logical reasoning, and analytical skills.
  • Application of Mathematical Knowledge: Students will apply mathematical concepts and techniques to real-world situations, showcasing the ability to model and solve practical problems using mathematical reasoning.
  • Fluency in Mathematical Communication: Students will effectively communicate mathematical ideas and solutions using appropriate mathematical language, notation, and representations, both orally and in writing.
  • Exam Readiness: Students will exhibit readiness for the crossover questions of the GCSE Mathematics exam, demonstrating familiarity with the exam format, time management skills, and the ability to apply appropriate strategies to maximize performance.
  • Collaboration and Teamwork: Students will actively participate in group discussions, collaborative problem-solving activities, and peer feedback, demonstrating effective teamwork and collaboration skills in a mathematical context.
  • Growth Mindset and Persistence: Students will exhibit a growth mindset, embracing challenges, persevering through difficulties, and showing resilience in the face of mathematical problems and setbacks.
  • Homework Completion: Successfully complete their GCSE Maths homework assignments using Mathswatch as a digital resource.
  • Build confidence in their mathematical abilities through regular practice and exposure to Mathswatch's comprehensive resources.

Class format and activities

Throughout the course, students will engage in interactive lessons, collaborative discussions, and hands-on activities. The course facilitators, who are experienced mathematics educators, will guide students through challenging problems and provide comprehensive explanations to ensure a thorough understanding of the material. The Multiply course emphasizes critical thinking, logical reasoning, and mathematical modeling. Students will encounter complex problem-solving scenarios that require them to apply multiple mathematical concepts and techniques to arrive at solutions. In addition to the crossover curriculum, the Multiply course also incorporates exam preparation strategies. Students will become familiar with the structure and format of the GCSE Mathematics exam, practice solving past papers, and receive guidance on effective study techniques and time management. The course offers ongoing assessments and feedback to track students' progress and identify areas that require further attention. Students will have the opportunity to address any weaknesses and strengthen their skills through targeted practice and personalized support from the course facilitators. By the end of the Multiply: GCSE Maths Crossover course, students will have gained a comprehensive understanding of the GCSE Mathematics crossover curriculum, developed advanced problem-solving skills, and built the confidence necessary to excel in their exams. They will be well-prepared to achieve higher grades and pursue further studies in mathematics or related fields.

Entry requirements

The course "Multiply: GCSE Maths Crossover Homework Club" is a programme designed to run each term in parallel to the core GCSE Maths Foundation curriculum to prepare students for success in the General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) Mathematics exam. This course is specifically tailored for students aiming to achieve higher grades and excel in their mathematical studies.

What you need to know before you enrol

Evaluate Time Commitment: Assess the time commitment required for the course, considering your other academic or personal commitments. Ensure that you can allocate sufficient time for studying, completing assignments, and participating in course activities.

What you need

When attending a GCSE Maths class, it's important to come prepared with the following items: 1. Stationery: Bring essential stationery items such as pens, pencils, erasers, and a sharpener. It's useful to have a variety of colored pens or highlighters for annotating and emphasizing key points in your notes. 2. Calculator: Ensure you have a suitable calculator that complies with the exam board regulations. Check with your teacher or the exam guidelines to determine the approved calculator models. A scientific calculator with advanced functions is typically required for GCSE Maths. 3. Maths Set: A maths set or geometry set can be helpful for drawing accurate diagrams, measuring angles, and using mathematical instruments such as a compass or protractor. 4. Exercise Book or Notebook: Carry an exercise book or notebook specifically dedicated to your GCSE Maths class. Use it to take notes, complete practice questions, and record any additional explanations or examples provided by your teacher. 5. Positive Attitude and Willingness to Learn: Lastly, bring a positive attitude and a willingness to actively participate in class discussions, ask questions, and engage with the material. Having a growth mindset and a genuine enthusiasm for learning will contribute to your success in GCSE Maths.

What you can do next

By the end of the Multiply: GCSE Maths Crossover course, students will have gained a comprehensive understanding of the GCSE Mathematics crossover curriculum, developed advanced problem-solving skills, and built the confidence necessary to excel in their exams. They will be well-prepared to achieve higher grades and pursue further studies in mathematics or related fields.

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