Years 10 and 11 GCSE

St Crispin’s School has an excellent record at helping pupils achieve their potential in GCSE Maths. In 2015 84% of year 11 pupils left with a grade C or better at GCSE and 24% of year 11 pupils left with a grade A or A*.

At St. Crispin’s our pupils are following the new AQA 9-1 GCSE either at foundation or higher tier. All students will sit their GCSE exams at the end of Year 11.
For more information on the AQA GCSE course or to see the specification for Maths please click here.
Examination

Maths will be examined in three papers (two calculator and one non-calculator) lasting  1 hour 30 minutes each.
At present the grades available for each tier of entry are as follows:
TIER OF ENTRY AVAILABLE GRADES
Higher 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4
Foundation 5, 4, 3, 2, 1

To appreciate how the new grades (9-1) relate to the old system (A*-C) please view the Ofqual definition below.

 

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Scheme of work

Students are either following our Foundation or Higher scheme of work for GCSE which runs alongside their textbook and covers topics in the following order.

Foundation:

Yr 10 1Yr 10 2Yr 11

 

Higher:

Yr 10 1 HighYr 10 2 HighYr 11 High

 

 

For more information on the MyMaths books please click here.

If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to email Miss Taylor, the Head of Key Stage 3, on taylore@crispins.co.uk.