Subject Overview

We follow the Edexcel Exam Board specification for GCSE maths. You can find out more information at the Edexcel website.

Learners are required to develop knowledge, skills and understanding of mathematical methods and concept, including: Number, Algebra, Ratio, proportion and rates of change, Geometry, Probability and Statistics.

Is there an exam

Yes, learners sit three exams at the end of year 11. Each exam is worth a third of their final grade...

  • Paper 1-Non Calculator
  • Paper 2-Calculator
  • Paper 3-Calculator

What grades are available?

Maths is graded using the new 9 - 1 criteria where 9 is the highest grade achievable and 1 being the lowest.

What career opportunities are there?

Any job or work experience placement needs a good level of numeracy and a sound understanding of mathematics. The Future Morph website explains how studying science, maths and engineering can help give you the skills and knowledge relevant to many different careers.

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