Number of Sessions Per Fortnight: 9 x 1 hour sessions
Homework: At least one piece per week (or two shorter ones depending upon the topic tested)
Basic Skills Tests – Once fortnightly – to consistently review essential skills need for examinations
GCSE Past Paper Questions – These could be large and take over 2 homeworks to complete (Year 11 only)
Questions based on classwork
GCSE Syllabus: GCSE (9-1) Mathematics Edexcel 3-year Scheme of Work Issue 3 (1MA1)
Students currently in Years 9-11 are enrolled onto the 3 year course for GCSE Mathematics which they begin at the start of year 9. The syllabus outline can be downloaded below.
Assessment consists of 3 exams at the end of Year 11. One non-calculator paper and two calculator papers (each 33.3% weighting). Pupils are assessed at Higher Level (levels 4-9 available) or Foundation Level (levels 1-5 available). Grade 8 and 9 topics will only be taught to the to higher achieving students and mastered by the highest achievers (those likely to go on to A-level study in Mathematics)
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