Mathematics GCSE includes the areas of Number,
Algebra, Ratio, Proportion and Rates of Change. Geometry and Measures,
Probability and Statistics.
Students will be expected to demonstrate ‘functional
skills’ in their work, both at Foundation Tier and at Higher Tier.
In Mathematics, students start their GCSE work in
Year 9. There will be (internal) exams provided by United learning throughout Years 9
and 10 to assess each student’s progress. Students will revisit topics on a
weekly basis in class by the means of a Fluency test.
complete homework online every week using Hegarty Maths.
There are two tiers of entry:-
Higher Tier: grades 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3
Foundation Tier: grades 5, 4, 3, 2, 1.
There is no coursework element in Mathematics. Assessment will be by examination at the end
of the course. Both tiers will have three papers to take – one calculator and
two non-calculator – placing a greater emphasis on written and mental