Mathematics is an integral part of everyday life and it is essential that students obtain a qualification in mathematics. To accommodate this we are offering both GCSE Mathematics and CCEA Numeracy Essential Skills.
GCSE Mathematics is a linear course.
Students are required to sit 2 papers:
1 Calculator paper
1 Non- Calculator paper
Each paper lasts 1 hour 45 minutes
The grade students obtain depends on the tier they are entered for.
|Grades: A* A B C D|
|Grades: C D E F G|
Assessment Objectives and Weightings
|Assessment Objective||% in GCSE|
|1||Recall and use their knowledge of the prescribed content||45% - 55%|
|2||Select and apply mathematical methods in a range of contexts||25% - 35%|
|3||Interpret and analyse problems and generate strategies to solve them||15% - 25%|