Mathematics (9-1) GCSE

The Course follows Edexcel GCSE Syllabus: 1MA1

 

    • Preparation for the higher tier maths exam
    • Graded 9 - 1 (9 Being the highest grade, 1 the lowest)
    • If you are not confident with your skill level you can enter the Foundation tier exam
    • The highest grade awarded at the foundation tier is 5
    • Both tiers are assessed through 3 written exams
    • 1 None Calculator exam and 2 Calculator exams 
    • Each exam contributes 33.3% of the qualification
    • Each exam lasts 1 hour 30 minutes
    • Exam dates: 25th May / 8th June / 13th June

 

Components of study

 

    • Number
    • Algebra
    • Ratio, Proportion & Rates of Change
    • Geometry & Measures
    • Probability
    • Statistics
 
 
Maths GCSE is part of an entry requirement for many university degree programmes. Achieving a GCSE in maths can also improve your job prospects or help you to progress to A Level maths study.  

 

Exams: Your responsibilities

    • Check Exam Timetables
    • Locate an Approved Exam centre
    • Contact the Approved Exam Centre to confirm acceptance of Private Candidates
    • Explain to the Exam's officer which exam you wish to be entered for using the course code
    • Book your place on the exam and pay the exam fee
    • Don't leave it too late to book your place

 

Whilst we do not arrange your exam for you, we will offer guidance in locating an Approved Exam Centre. We do not accept liability for issues relating to exam entries or charges. Many schools and colleges accept private candidates at their discretion. All the required forms and information relating to the awarding organisation (except the approved exam centre entry form) can be downloaded from here