Mathematics Course Content

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Mathematics GCSE

Maths at GCSE continues from what you have studied previously in KS3. Many familiar topics will be extended and new topics will be introduced.

GCSE maths includes the broad topic areas of;

  • Number
  • Algebra / Probability
  • Geometry and measures
  • Statistics (Data)
  • Ratio and proportion


Exam Board: AQA

You will be entered at either FOUNDATION TIER (enabling grades 1 – 5) or HIGHER TIER (enabling grades 4 – 9). Final decisions on tier entry will be made during Year 11.

You will be examined by three terminal examination papers (3 x 1 ½ hours each), one of these to be taken without the use of a calculator. You will also be regularly assessed to help monitor progress throughout 2 years.