The specification in maths GCSE is intended to
- develop confidence and competence with the defined mathematical content
- develop fluent knowledge, skills and understanding of mathematical methods
- acquire, select and apply mathematical techniques to solve problems
- reason mathematically, make deductions and inferences, and draw conclusions
- comprehend, interpret and communicate mathe- matical information in a variety of forms appropriate to the information and context
- recall, select and apply mathematical formulae.
The content of our GCSE Mathematics specification has been grouped into topic areas: Number; Algebra; Ratio, proportion and rates of change; Geometry and measures, Probability; Statistics,
How is this course assessed?
The GCSE will be entirely assessed by written exami- nation at the end of Year 11, which means no coursework will be required. There are 3 exam pa- pers of 1 ½ hours each. This involves 1 Non Calcula- tor paper and 2 Calculator papers.