English and Maths

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We have a commitment to provide opportunities for all students who do not already hold a qualification in English and/or maths. We have English and maths tutors to help support you in achieving a 9-4 GCSE grade in your required subject.

 As a student at Chesterfield College you will receive:

  • Rigorous initial and diagnostic assessment to ensure you’re placed on the right level/course
  • Clear and measurable targets for English and maths development
  • Regular progress checks with continued support
  • Additional support wherever required to meet your individual needs. This can be discussed during initial interview, on programme and throughout the year

You may think ‘why do I even need English and maths?’, well we’ve spoken to employers and trust us they really value these skills!

Employers have identified these skills as vital for:

  • Having the practical skills to succeed in further learning, employment and life in modern society
  • Applying knowledge and understanding to everyday life
  • Engaging competently and confidently with customers/colleagues
  • Solving problems in both familiar and unfamiliar situation