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GCSE Maths

Course title:

Maths

Exam board:

Pearson Edexcel

Available grades:

9 – 1

Content overview:

 

The course is split into:

  • Number
  • Geometry
  • Statistics
  • Algebra 

 

Assessment:

 

3 exams consisting of 2 calculator papers and 1 non-calculator paper

Each of which is 1 hour 30 minutes and worth 80 marks

There is a total of 240 marks available 

 

Skills required to be successful:

 

  • Have a good understanding of positive and negative numbers
  • Apply operations to numeracy problems
  • Understand the properties of shapes 
  • Collect, interpret and analyse data accurately
  • Use formula correctly
  • Practising the various mathematical skills is vital

 

Further study links:

 

A level Maths
A level Core maths
A level Statistics

 

Career opportunities:

 

Careers that involve or include the study of,

  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Economics
  • Business Studies
  • Geography
  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Journalism
  • Accountancy/banking/finance
  • Statistician
  • Data/sport/medicine analyst