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Entry requirement for A level maths

What GCSE grade should entitle a student to get on an A level maths course?

  • Published: 14/11/2017

What GCSE grade should entitle a student to get on an A level maths course? The NCETM Director, Charlie Stripp, is challenged by two secondary maths teachers to defend his assertion that a Grade 5 at GCSE is good enough.

Show notes:

Taking part in the discussion are:

  • Charlie Stripp (NCETM Director): Read his blog on post-16 maths.
  • Jemma Sherwood: head of maths, and an SLE, at a secondary school in Worcestershire. Read her The World is Maths. Twitter: @jemmaths.
  • Rob Beckett: maths teacher at a mixed secondary school, with a sixth form, in London. Twitter: @RBeckett_YD.
  • Carol Knights (NCETM Secondary Director)
  • Steve McCormack (NCETM Communications Director)

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