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|01/09/2020||1 Year||2||Bede Campus||Skills & Qualifications|
It would be beneficial if you have a grade D in GCSE Mathematics or Level 2 Adult Numeracy or Functional Skills qualification.
There will be an entrance test for all students to assess current abilities
This course is taught through three hours of classroom activity per week. There will also be three hours of home study a week.
The course is assessed through exams at the end of the academic year.
This course covers the following key areas of maths:
After completing the course you could progress onto an Access course, Foundation Degree or Higher Degree.
A GCSE in Maths also helps open a routeway to becoming a teacher or work in health care, such as nursing and midwifery.
A fresh start
Sometimes you just need a clean break to become the person you were destined to be. Starting college is the perfect opportunity to break free and become that new person!
Our diverse student community means that you will meet lots of new people of different ages, backgrounds and interests, so you can enjoy making lifelong friendships!
Most of our lecturers are industry savvy and are experts in teaching 16-18 year olds. They have lots of valuable experience and knowledge to pass onto you.
College is a more mature and relaxed environment than school and you are treated like an adult. You’ll be on first name terms with your lecturers so no more Sir and Miss! You can also start to make your own decisions.
Your timetable will be very different to school. You will have a lot more free time to take part in extra-curricular activities, study, or get extra money and work experience with a part-time job.
College is a very different learning environment to school. You may even become more inspired and have a new motivation to work towards your future goal in a college environment.
A college can offer a much wider choice of A-Level subjects, plus vocational courses in lots of different subjects and at different levels.
You will have the opportunity to take part in lots of different activities outside of the classroom to boost your confidence and help you develop your skills and personal qualities.
A college can invest in an extensive range of industry-standard facilities to give you the skills and knowledge to prepare for university or employment, and can also offer subjects that need specialist facilities.
We have a 100% pass rate in 20 A-Level subjects.
We offer the widest range of A-Level subjects in the region.
Our teaching staff are A-Level experts and specialise in teaching 16-19 year olds.
Our High Achievers programme supports gifted and talented students to reach their full potential by developing their skills and talents.
We have excellent pastoral and academic support from our dedicated sixth form staff.
We have an extensive enrichment programme and links with universities.
Sunderland College catering students have recently catered for 400 people at the Pitch@Palace event in Newcastle.
Students have recently visited Edinburgh for a two night residential.
Sunderland College students recently celebrated World Book Day by dressing up to raise funds for the Niall Quinn Children’s Centre.