GCSE Maths and English are essential qualifications and form part of our Full-time programmes at East Surrey College. Whatever your future holds it is vital that you know how to communicate effectively and how to work with numbers. These skills are an integral part of everyday life, and when applying for a job or College course you will often be asked to provide evidence that you have mastered them. Therefore they are vital to your future success in progressing to other courses and in gaining employment.
If you did not achieve a 9 - 4 (A* - C) grade in English Language or Maths then you will have the opportunity to retake them. GCSEs are an essential qualification to progress onto most Further and Higher Education courses; and are widely recognised and valued by employers.
Functional Skills Maths and English qualifications are available from Entry 1 to Entry 2 with progression onto GCSE and Level 1 and Level 2 for Apprenticeships. Suitable for learners of all ages, they’re also an accepted part of all Apprenticeships in England., have been designed to help learners of all ages and levels, supporting them to develop and demonstrate the practical skills needed to live, learn and work successfully.
Whether you are a current or prospective student, here you will be able to find further information on who to contact within the Maths & English department, news stories of what the department gets up to and information on learning platforms that are used within the department.
Our Maths and English team are always on hand to help students with any queries during their time at East Surrey College. They are here to help build confidence in students and support them in progressing towards their personal goals.