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    First year economics student want to become a Maths teacher at GCSE level.

    I only have Maths to GCSE Level grade A.

    I do not have an A Level in Maths.

    Will I get on to a PGCE Secondary Maths course?
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    How did you get onto an Economics degree without A level Maths?!
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    (Original post by Zach3)
    How did you get onto an Economics degree without A level Maths?!
    Hardwork and fantastic Level grades
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    (Original post by mattymoo432)
    First year economics student want to become a Maths teacher at GCSE level.

    I only have Maths to GCSE Level grade A.

    I do not have an A Level in Maths.

    Will I get on to a PGCE Secondary Maths course?
    Yes it's possible but you may be questioned quite heavily about it in your PGCE interview. Have you considered learning A Level maths while on your degree? If you're considering a career as a maths teacher then it seems obvious to me that you should be doing A Level maths first if you have the time.
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    (Original post by mattymoo432)
    First year economics student want to become a Maths teacher at GCSE level.

    I only have Maths to GCSE Level grade A.

    I do not have an A Level in Maths.

    Will I get on to a PGCE Secondary Maths course?
    (Original post by mattymoo432)
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    Given the shortage in Maths teachers I wouldn't be surprised.

    I've moved your thread into this sub-forum so you should get the advice you're after.

    But you're already in good hands with Notnek
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    (Original post by mattymoo432)
    First year economics student want to become a Maths teacher at GCSE level.

    I only have Maths to GCSE Level grade A.

    I do not have an A Level in Maths.

    Will I get on to a PGCE Secondary Maths course?
    You'd get on a PGCE but you will probably be expected to take a subject knowledge enhancement course first. This shouldn't be a problem as you will be paid to do it.
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    You'd get on a PGCE but you will probably be expected to take a subject knowledge enhancement course first. This shouldn't be a problem as you will be paid to do it.
    I have emailed a university of interest that responded that I'd need to take A Level Maths before they'd accept me. Very gutted. I'm about to message more universities and see what they say.
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    (Original post by mattymoo432)
    First year economics student want to become a Maths teacher at GCSE level.

    I only have Maths to GCSE Level grade A.

    I do not have an A Level in Maths.

    Will I get on to a PGCE Secondary Maths course?

    Economics Grad with AS-Maths now Maths Teacher (change in direction).

    Yes you can do it assuming there is enough Maths in your course. Probably have to do an SKE (I did) which is a good thing, you get paid, it is really usefully at a good provider.

    You will need to be prepared to answer "Why Maths?" but as said there is a shortage of Maths teachers, so with a good degree you will be snapped up. Looks like you only want to teach KS3 and 4, which there are plenty of schools for, some 11-18 schools have competition to teach their A-Level classes.

    Since you are a first year make sure to get as much school experience in a variety of schools as you can!
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    (Original post by The Beaver)
    Economics Grad with AS-Maths now Maths Teacher (change in direction).

    Yes you can do it assuming there is enough Maths in your course. Probably have to do an SKE (I did) which is a good thing, you get paid, it is really usefully at a good provider.

    You will need to be prepared to answer "Why Maths?" but as said there is a shortage of Maths teachers, so with a good degree you will be snapped up. Looks like you only want to teach KS3 and 4, which there are plenty of schools for, some 11-18 schools have competition to teach their A-Level classes.

    Since you are a first year make sure to get as much school experience in a variety of schools as you can!
    Cheers for the reply!

    You would be a great person for me to talk to in more detail, if that's okay?

    Could you please email me: [email protected]
 
 
 
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