Mathematics

Castlefield follows the AQA Exam Board GCSE
Maths Specification ( Linear B)

This GCSE:

This specification is designed to reflect the change of emphasis in maths set out in the revised Programme of study for Key Stage 4

The subject content of this specification matches that set out in the Department for Education’s “Mathematics GCSE subject content and assessment objectives” document. This content is common to all exam boards.

The subject content is organised into broad topic areas as follows:

GCSE Mathematics, with effect from September, 2016 has Foundation tier (Grades 1-5). Students must take 3 question papers at the same tier.

Paper 1:
Written exam: 1 hour 30 minutes
80 marks
Non-calculator
33% of the GCSE Maths assessment

Paper 2:
Written exam: 1 hour 30 minutes
80 marks
Calculator allowed
33% of the GCSE Maths assessment

Paper 3:
Written exam: 1 hour 30 minutes
80 marks
Calculator allowed
33% of the GCSE Maths assessment