North East Futures UTC

GCSE Maths

Subject content

The mathematics course will cover the following topics:

Number

Algebra

Ratio, proportion and rates of change

Geometry and measures

Probability

Statistics

Assessment

Paper 1
What’s assessed?

This paper will assess students on all of the above topics. It will also assess their arithmetic more so than the other papers.

How’s it assessed?

written exam: 1 hour 30 minutes

80 marks

non-calculator

33⅓% of the GCSE Mathematics assessment

Paper 2
What’s assessed?

This paper will assess students ability in all the above topics. It will also assess the students ability to utilise a calculator.

How’s it assessed?

written exam: 1 hour 30 minutes

80 marks

calculator allowed

33⅓% of the GCSE Mathematics assessment

Paper 3
What’s assessed?

This exam will again assess a students understanding of the above topics and assess their ability to use their calculator.

How’s it assessed?

written exam: 1 hour 30 minutes

80 marks

calculator allowed

33⅓% of the GCSE Mathematics assessment

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