Overview
 Number
 Algebra
 Ratio, proportion and rates of change
 Geometry and measures
 Probability
 Statistics
Exam Structure
Paper 1: noncalculator  Paper 2: calculator  Paper 3: calculator 
What’s assessed

What’s assessed

What’s assessed

Assessment

Assessment

Assessment

Assessment
A mix of question styles, from short, singlemark questions to multistep problems. The mathematical demand increases as a student progresses through the paper. 
Assessment
A mix of question styles, from short, singlemark questions to multistep problems. The mathematical demand increases as a student progresses through the paper. 
Assessment
A mix of question styles, from short, singlemark questions to multistep problems. The mathematical demand increases as a student progresses through the paper. 
Students will be required to answer all questions on all papers.
GCSE FOUNDATION TOPICS – Year 10 & 11
YEAR 10 – FOUNDATION  
Standard Form  Graph Recap and Extension 
Calculating with Percentages  Further Circumferences and Area 
Measures  Review of Basic Probability 
Algebra Recap and Extension  Simultaneous Equations 
Statistical Measures  Properties of Polygons 
Construction and Loci  Congruency 
Similarity  Real Life Graphs 
Introduction to Trigonometry  Inequalities 
Further Perimeter and Area  Probability 
YEAR 11 – FOUNDATION  
Algebra, Quadratics, Rearranging Formulae and Identities  Quadratic Graphs 
Volume  Solving Quadratic Equations 
Algebra and Graphs  Growth and Decay 
Trigonometry  Vectors 
Algebra and Graphs/Graph Sketching  
GCSE HIGHER TOPICS – Year 10 & 11
YEAR 10 – HIGHER  
Calculating with percentages revision  Linear and quadratic equations and their graphs 
surds revision  Sine and Cosine Rules 
properties of polygons  Direct and inverse proportion 
collecting and representing data and Histograms  Algebra further quadratics, rearranging formulae and identities 
Algebra intro to quadratics and rearranging formulae  statistics recap 
Algebraic Proof  representation of 3D shapes 
Volume Cones and Pyramids  Probability 
Congruency  Vectors 
Simultaneous Equations, Quadratic and linear  Gradients and rate of change 
Number recap and review  Numerical methods 
YEAR 11 – HIGHER  
further sketching of graphs  Transforming functions 
Algebra recap and review  composite functions 
Geometry and measures recap  precalculus and area under a curve 
further equations and graphs  
further sketching of graphs  
equation of a circle  
Homework: Homework is set in line with school policy. It can consist of both written and online tasks, in the form of MyMaths and Mathswatch.
Other Useful Information
 MyMaths – Maths based website that all learners have access to via their own personal login and password
 Mathswatch
 United Kingdom Mathematics Trust (UKMT) – Charity which runs the Junior and Intermediate challenges, available to our high ability learners. In addition to this, they also organise the team maths challenge
 BBC Bitesize – Website that specialises in revision for KS3 and GCSE examinations
 NRICH – Website that specialises in openended mathematical tasks. Designed to stretch our most able learners
 Mathswatch VLE – online tutorials and worked examples arranged by grade/topic, accessed by a school login
5 ways I can help my son/daughter 

1 
Times tables and number bonds. 
2 
Basic algebra. 
3 
Encourage learners to use MyMaths/Mathswatch. 
4 
Fractions, Decimals and Percentages. 
5 
Check to ensure homework is complete. 