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Maths

Students study for GCSE Mathematics in year 9 on a 3 year GCSE route.

The following topics are covered in year 9:

  • 1 Number

  • 2 Algebra

  • 3 Interpreting and representing data

  • 4 Fractions, ratio and proportion

  • 5 Angles and trigonometry

  • 6 Graphs

  • 7 Area and volume

  • 8 Transformation and constructions

  • 9 Equations and inequalities

The following topics are covered in year 10:

  • 10 Probability

  • 11 Multiplicative reasoning

  • 12 Similarly and congruence

  • 13 More trigonometry

  • 14 Further statistics

  • 15 Equations and graphs

  • 16 Circle theorems

  • 17 More algebra

The following topics are covered in year 11:

  • 18 Vectors and geometric proof

  • 19 Proportion and graphs

Textbook used:

  • Edexcel GSCE (9-1) Mathematics, Higher, Student Book

Further support:

  • Students will be invited to attend weekly topic based and/or student targeted intervention

  • www.pearsonactivelearn.com This has an electronic copy of the textbook with interactive questions available to practice, extending the learning from the classroom. This website is also used for homework assignments. Logins will be sent to students and parents.

  • CGP KS4 Maths Revision guide (these will be available to purchase from the school soon).

Exam board: Pearson Edexcel Level 1/Level 2 GCSE (9 - 1) in Mathematics (Higher).

Exam format and dates:

  • Paper 1: Non-Calculator, 25-May-1, AM, 1h 30m

  • Paper 2: Calculator, 8-Jun-17, AM, 1h 30m

  • Paper 3: Calculator, 13-Jun-17, AM 1h 30m

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