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Mathematics A

Overview

Overview

College

Further Progression

Course Overview

The International GCSE Mathematics A course is provided at two tiers of entry (Higher and Foundation) that allow students to be entered for a level appropriate to them with questions in each tier that are accessible to students of all abilities within that tier.

You will study numbers and number systems; equations, formulae and identities; sequences, functions and graphs; geometry and trigonometry; vectors and transformation geometry; and statistics and probability.

Skills You'll Learn

  • Problem-solving skills by translating problems in mathematical or non-mathematical contexts into a process or a series of mathematical processes.
  • Making deductions and drawing conclusions from mathematical information
  • Constructing chains of reasoning
  • Presenting arguments and proofs
  • Interpreting and communicating information accurately.
Mathematics Overview

Exam Overview

The Pearson Edexcel International GCSE in Mathematics (Specification A) is a linear qualification. It consists of two examinations available at Foundation and Higher Tier. Both examinations must be taken in the same series at the end of the course of study.

Duration

2 papers of two hours each

Format

External assessment offered twice a year

Components

Paper 1 | 100 marks Paper 2 | 100 marks

Progression and Prerequisites

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