Where are you heading?
Check what sort of mathematical skills are required for your chosen path. Whether it is further education or employment, some maths skills will be needed. But they don't all need trigonometry and algebraic fractions! Do your reseach online or speak to careers staff for further guidance.
What sort of maths are you good at?
If you enjoy algebraic reasoning and problem solving then Mathematics is the route for you. If you prefer applying skills to familiar context and real life scenrios then choose Lifeskills.
Do you want to do Higher?
Only Higher Mathematics is available. There is no Higher Lifeskills Mathematics course.
What does the exam look like?
Both courses have 3 units and an external exam in May. Previous exam papers and further information about the courses are available on the SQA website - Mathematics and Lifeskills
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