Year 9 Mathematics
AQA GCSE Mathematics 8300
Students at King Edward VI Community study the AQA GCSE Mathematics syllabus.
GCSE Mathematics has two tiers of entry, Foundation tier (grades 1 – 5) and a Higher tier (grades 4 – 9).
Please find attached below the curriculum overviews for Year 9 Foundation and Higher tiers.
Using the links provided in the menu you will be able to find details regarding the essential knowledge for each unit studied in year 9 including, specification content, prior learning, links to future learning, assessment arrangements, and key vocabulary required.
The course is assessed through a terminal examination at the end of the course.
Examination papers are tiered papers, Foundation tier (grades 1 – 5), and a Higher tier (grades 4 – 9).
Students must take three question papers at the same tier.
Each written paper contributes 33⅓% of the final grade and is 1 hour 30 minutes long.
Each paper is marked out of 80 marks.
Paper 1 - Non - calculator
Paper 2 - Calculator
Paper 3 - Calculator