IGCSE MATHEMATICS

Mathematics is taught with the aim to provide a broad, coherent, satisfying and worthwhile course of study. We strive to encourage students to develop confidence in, and a positive attitude towards mathematics and to recognise the significance of mathematics in their own lives and to society.
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WHAT IS MATHEMATICS?

The One Year IGCSE content includes number, algebra, geometry, probability, statistics, calculus (only differentiation and its application to motion of a particle).  The One Year IGCSE course is suitable for students who move from Year 10 at U.K. schools to study with us and for international students requiring a one year course before progressing to A-Level or BTEC.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

  • IGCSE Foundation Tier IGCSE Higher Tier
  • Numbers and the number system
  • Equations, formulae and identities
  • Sequences, functions and graphs
  • Geometry and trigonometry
  • Vectors and transformation  geometry
  • Statistics and probability
  • Numbers and the number system
  • Equations, formulae and identities
  • Sequences, functions and graphs, calculus
  • Geometry and trigonometry
  • Vectors and transformation geometry
  • Statistics and probability
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WHAT WILL I GAIN FROM STUDYING THE SUBJECT?

The IGCSE specification in mathematics enables students to:

  • Develop fluent knowledge, skills and understanding of mathematical methods and concepts
  • Acquire, select and apply mathematical techniques to solve problems
  • Reason mathematically, make deductions and inferences and draw conclusions
  • Comprehend, interpret and communicate mathematical information in a variety of forms appropriate to the information and context.
  • Recall, select and apply mathematical formulas

and provides a strong mathematical foundation for A-Level and beyond.

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HOW IS IT ASSESSED?

Tier Paper Weighting Duration
Foundation 1F 50% of the qualification targeted at grades 5 – 1 2 hours
2F 50% of the qualification targeted at grades 5 – 1 2 hours
Higher 3H 50% of the qualification targeted at grades 9 – 4 with 3 allowed 2 hours
4H 50% of the qualification targeted at grades 9 – 4 with 3 allowed 2 hours


Exam Board: Edexcel

 

QUESTIONS

  • When can I sit this qualification?

    This qualification is available in June.

  • Do you offer a November examinations GCSE Mathematics retake course?
    Yes for students with a grade 3 from the summer examinations and for the Edexcel, AQA and OCR examination boards. These retake classes are taught separately from the One Year IGCSE Mathematics classes.