Mathematics Higher
COURSE TITLE |
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GCSE Maths Higher |
EXAM BOARD |
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Edexcel |
COURSE CONTENT |
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Number
Algebra 1 |
OVERVIEW OF ASSESSMENT |
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Higher tier papers will assess the content domains in these proportions:
Number- 15% Ratio and Proportion 25% Algebra 30% Statistics and probability 15% Geometry and measures 20%
Foundation tier follows 3 assessment objectives in the following weighting: 25% is A01 – A01 is about using and applying standard techniques. 25% is A02 – A02 is about reasoning, interpreting and communicating mathematically. 50% is A03 – A03 is about solving problems with a much greater focus on solving non-routine problems in mathematical and non-mathematical concepts. |
Paper 1 | Paper 2 | Paper 3 |
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80 Marks | 80 Marks | 80 Marks |
1 hour 30 minutes | 1 hour 30 minutes | 1 hour 30 minutes |
33.3% weighting | 33.3% weighting | 33.3% weighting |
RECOMMENDED READING / LINKS |
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Mathswatch.vle
BBC Bitesize GCSE Edexcel Pearson 9-1 Student textbook CGP revision guides |
FUTURE PATHWAYS |
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Engineering, Accountancy, Business and IT, medicine. |