GCSE & iGCSE Mathematics Tuition in London
Mathematics has beauty and romance. It’s not a boring place to be, the mathematical world. It’s an extraordinary place; it’s worth spending time there.
– Marcus du Sautoy
At Tutor House, we provide mathematics tuition that is engaging and enjoyable. Our knowledgeable GCSE Maths Tutors deliver carefully planned lessons that are tailored to individual student’s needs. With years of experience both in and outside the classroom, they aim to make maths fun and interactive so learning and retaining information is easy while also working with students to identify where they are struggling, and helping them to tackle these areas head on.
GCSE & iGCSE Mathematics is once of the core school subjects, meaning that it is compulsory for all students. Maths is the language of numbers, symbols and formulas, and, by using mathematical language we can explain the world around us, understand the past and predict the future.
Breakdown of the core Mathematics GCSE & iGCSE
GCSE Mathematics involves the study of Algebra and Number, Geometry and Measures, Statistics and Probability, Ratios, Proportion and Rates of Change. It is compulsory, and students have to achieve a C or higher, and will retake the exam until they do (while still in school education).
There are two tiers in terms of the maths GCSE examination. Higher maths, where students can achieve a grade from A* to D, and foundation maths, where the highest grade achievable is a C.
Your teacher or tutor will be able to help you decide which level you should undertake and prepare you for the exam accordingly.
Benefits of studying Mathematics GCSE & iGCSE
GCSE & iGCSE Mathematics are fascinating courses that require many different skills. Maths can be applied to almost anything and everything around us. It helps us put value on things, helps us understand time and distance, it is used to create websites, build machinery, create medicines and is continually changing, growing and developing as we discover more about it, come up with new theories and experiment in different ways.
Mathematics requires problem solving skills, analytical, investigative and research skills, and communication and teamwork skills, all of which are desirable and transferable to a number of professions, as well as being useful in everyday life!
Why is it worth studying Mathematics GCSE & iGCSE?
Most employers now require applicants to have achieved a grade C or above in Mathematics. If you achieve a high grade in your maths GCSE you may want to consider this as a choice for A-Level Mathematics, and even at degree level as maths is considered highly attractive and useful for a myriad of jobs.
There are plenty of different career choices for those with a Mathematics degree. Some of the most popular ones include:
- Accounting & Finance
- Medicine & Dentistry
- Forensic Pathology
- Information Technology
- Scientific Research
- Teaching at school or university level
- Computer programming