# 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

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## 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

## Other year 10 subjects

Core | Specialist | Technical | Option |
---|---|---|---|

Students take all the below | Students take all the below | Students pick one of the below | Students pick one of the below |

GCSE Mathematics | GCSE Biology | Vocational Health Science | GCSE Spanish |

GCSE English Literature | GCSE Chemistry | Vocational Computer Science | GCSE Art |

GCSE English Language | GCSE Physics | GCSE Geography | |

non-GCSE Heath and Fitness, Personal Development, independent and Project time | GCSE Computer Science | GCSE History |

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