What Will I Learn?
Students will study the following topics. Number, Algebra, Ratio, Geometry, Probability and Statistics.
There are 3 assessment objectives:
- Use and apply standard techniques.
- Reason, interpret and communicate mathematically.
- Solve problems within mathematics and in other contexts.
How Am I Assessed?
GCSE Mathematics has a Foundation tier (grades 1 – 5) and a Higher tier (grades 4 – 9). Students must take three question papers at the same tier. The information in the table below is the same for both Foundation and Higher tiers.
What Career Options Do I Have?
Engineering, Computing, Finance, Business, Mathematical modelling and Statistics.
“Mathematics is the gate and key of the sciences” (Roger Bacon)