At Weatherfield Academy whatever your level of Mathematics we can guide and support you throughout your learning.
We offer a wide range of Mathematical Qualifications from Entry Level to Foundation GCSE. The Learning Paths we offer will ensure a successful and rewarding experience for all students of all learning styles and abilities.
We believe that everyone can be successful in Mathematics and with our Learning Paths we can help all students to achieve the highest level they possibly can.
Entry Level Mathematics – Entry Level 1, 2 and 3.
Functional Skills Mathematics – Entry Level 1, 2 and 3.
Functional Skills – Level 1 and 2.
GCSE – Foundation Level.
Entry Level Mathematics Levels 1 – 3.
This qualification is designed to support learners working below GCSE Grades. It is excellent as it offers flexibility of units and allows students short programmes of unit-based structure. This helps the students to gain a level of achievement throughout the course and gain recognition of each individual unit and level as they progress through.
It consists of 8 units with a choice of internally-set and externally-set tasks. It conveys the knowledge, skills and understanding needed to apply mathematical concepts in real-life situations.
The portfolio of work is externally moderated.
Functional Mathematical Skills Entry Levels 1 – 3.
This qualification enables students to acquire mathematical and other transferable skills relevant to everyday life and the world of work.
Students can develop their mathematical thinking through an engaging, active approach.
The assessments are both internally and externally moderated.
Functional Mathematical Skills Levels 1 and 2.
Functional Mathematical Skills Levels 1 and 2 are based on the same skills developed in GCSE Mathematics specifications.
It teaches useful mathematical skills that can be applied to everyday life and work. It promotes mathematical thinking and transferable skills.
The qualification also develops students’ problem-solving ability and builds confidence in a flexible manner.
Functional Skills assesses the skills of representing, analysing and interpreting, with unlimited re-sit opportunities.
AQA GCSE Mathematics
The new GCSE has a Foundation Tier (Grades 1 – 5) and a Higher Tier (Grades 4 – 9). There are three question papers one non-calculator and two calculator papers.
The subject content includes:
3 Ratio, proportion and rates of change
4 Geometry and measures
This enables our students, after successfully completing their Entry Level Maths, to progress to the highest level they can achieve. It enables them to engage with, explore and succeed in Maths.