Foundation and Higher Level 2 or FSMQ Level 1
There are two courses available at Level 2.
Level 1 FSMQ
(Free Standing Maths Qualifications)
This is for students who have not achieved a grade 3 at GCSE Maths. If you gain a grade C or above from this course, you can progress onto Maths GCSE in Year 2.
This is for students who already have a grade 4 at GCSE Maths and want to improve it to a grade 5 (or better) for future progression in to courses and employment which require a higher level of Maths skills.
A one year course for students who have achieved a grade 3 at GCSE.
Grade 2 or below: One year, two sessions per week
Grade 3 One year, three sessions per week
Grade 4 One year, two sessions per week
General ability with numbers, shape, space, statistics and algebra
Likely next step opportunities:
• Level 3 courses
• Higher Education
Two external examinations. One paper with a calculator, the other without