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    I finished school with a E grade in maths, started college but left after 2 weeks, then found a job and I’m still at that job after 3 years.
    To get a new better job I NEED a C grade in maths.
    So how do I get back into it so I can retake my tests
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    Are you going to do it through a college or on your own?

    If through a college, ask them for advice on materials. If on your own, first thing choose which exam board you're going with - this might depend on where you plan to sit the exam. Get yourself a decent textbook meant for that course and work through it - chapter by chapter. Most maths texts are very good with lots of practice questions and there's really no substitute for practice. Do them all,check the answers and ask for help with the ones you get wrong.

    Once you get a bit of confidence with the book questions, try some real exam papers (this can be diffitcult if you're studying on your own because until you've covered everything, clearly you can't do all the questions which can be off-putting but a teacher will be able to point you in the right direction and tell you which questions to try.

    Good luck - it's not easy after so long - you will feel at times like you've forgotten everything and are starting completely from scratch.
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    (Original post by JoeyCorrigan)
    I finished school with a E grade in maths, started college but left after 2 weeks, then found a job and I’m still at that job after 3 years.
    To get a new better job I NEED a C grade in maths.
    So how do I get back into it so I can retake my tests
    There are also very good websites which provide video tutorials for some gcse topics, i can speak from experience and recommend ‘examsolutions’.
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    (Original post by JoeyCorrigan)
    I finished school with a E grade in maths, started college but left after 2 weeks, then found a job and I’m still at that job after 3 years.
    To get a new better job I NEED a C grade in maths.
    So how do I get back into it so I can retake my tests
    Buy a CGP revision guide for GCSE Maths. Use CorbettMaths for video tutorials.

    examsolutions is also very good, but more geared towards A Level
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    (Original post by JoeyCorrigan)
    I finished school with a E grade in maths, started college but left after 2 weeks, then found a job and I’m still at that job after 3 years.
    To get a new better job I NEED a C grade in maths.
    So how do I get back into it so I can retake my tests
    The government currently funds free maths and English courses for people who have not achieved a grade C or the new grade 4. They may be offered by adult learning services in your council or by local fe colleges.
    Most courses would run from September to exams in June so it would be too late to start this year.
    They also fund free functional skills maths and English that you may be able to start now. Again these could be through adult learning, local colleges or some third party providers like learn direct. It would be good to make a start with functional skills and move on to GCSE in September.
    You could buy revision guides and try self study using mathsgenie or other web sites though given the current level of your skills I suspect you will benefit enormously from the help of a good teacher.
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    Should I call up my old college and ask about coming back in September 2018 to do start studying Maths GCSE and aim for the June 2019 tests?
    And should I get ahead abit now by buying books and old papers and doing them in between work? Or just wait until September to start with the class?
 
 
 
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