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Overview
While studying Mathematics students will be expected to develop fluent knowledge, skills and
understanding of mathematical methods and concepts. Acquire, select and apply mathematical
techniques to solve problems. Reason mathematically, make deductions and inferences, and draw
conclusions.
Comprehend, interpret and communicate mathematical information in a variety of forms appropriate
to the information and context.
Costs
Past Paper Pack  £5
Revision Materials  £5
Trips
There are no compulsory trips associated with this course.
Pathways
Further Education
: A Level Mathematics
University
: Mathematics, Sciences, Engineering, Business, Accountancy
Career
: Actuary, Accountant, Analyst, Financial Manager, Meteorologist, Quantity Surveyor,
Research Scientist, Statistician, Systems Developer, Teacher
Content
Syllabus
GCSE Mathematics is assessed with three terminal papers and any of the content can be assessed
on any paper; as such there are no separate components. Mathematics covers a wide range of
basic mathematical knowledge and skills grouped into six areas:
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Number
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Algebra
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Ratio, proportion and rates of change
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Geometry and measures
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Probability
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Statistics
Mathematics