When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Late starts accepted
  • Tutor Carla Cox
  • Course Code W23MITD03B
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

The GCSE Maths Homework Club is designed to support students currently enrolled on GCSE Maths Foundation and Higher programmes in completing their homework assigned on the Mathswatch digital platform effectively and in a timely manner. This course also aims to reinforce mathematical concepts taught in class, develop problem-solving skills, and enhance overall performance in GCSE Maths.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Homework Completion: Successfully complete their GCSE Maths homework assignments using Mathswatch and Ms Teams as digital resources.
  • Reinforcement of Mathematical Concepts: Consolidate and reinforce their understanding of key mathematical concepts covered in the GCSE Maths curriculum.
  • Progress Monitoring: Monitor their progress and track improvement in GCSE Maths through Mathswatch's self-assessment tools, quizzes, and progress reports.
  • Collaboration and Peer Learning: Engage in collaborative learning environments within the Homework Club, sharing knowledge, discussing strategies, and helping peers with mathematical problem-solving.
  • Familiarity with Mathswatch: Become proficient in navigating and utilizing Mathswatch and Ms Teams platforms, including accessing notifications, lesson resources, video tutorials, interactive worksheets, and online assessments.

Class format and activities

The GCSE Maths Homework Club provides students with structured support and resources to effectively complete their GCSE Maths homework. By utilizing Mathswatch interactive videos, worksheets, quizzes, and exam-style questions, and Ms Teams for interaction and collaboration, students will reinforce their mathematical understanding, develop problem-solving skills, and improve their overall performance in GCSE Maths.

Entry requirements

This class is for Morley College students who have progressed on GCSE Maths Foundation (4-1) or (5-1) Higher programmes within the college.

What you need to know before you enrol

Before enrolling on GCSE Maths Homework club, it's important to consider the following steps and factors: 1. Evaluate Personal Interest and Motivation: This is not a "drop-in" class. Consider your motivation to attend every session until end of term once you have been enrolled. This will help you gauge if you are ready to dedicate the necessary time and effort to succeed in the course. 2. Seek Additional Support: If you feel that you need additional support or preparation before enrolling in GCSE Maths, consider seeking resources such as online tutorials, textbooks, or tutoring services to help strengthen your math skills.

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

Opportunity to progress to supplementary Prepare for GCSE Maths Exam courses could be offered at the end of term 2, following the course tutor's evaluation on three key areas: performance in assessments, regular attendance, and completing homework assignments.