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Mathematics GCSE Foundation Tier

Mathematics GCSE Foundation Tier

Dates Available

  • Week 1: Monday 28 March – Friday 1 April
  • Week 2: Monday 4 April – Friday 8 April
  • Week 3: Monday 11 April – Friday 15 April

Boards

Suitable for all boards

Length of Course

17.5 hours

Times

9am to 12.30pm and/or 1.30pm to 5pm daily

The National Curriculum requires all exam boards to offer a similar specification GCSE. This course is appropriate for all GCSE Mathematics candidates at the Foundation tier. These are examinations that will be graded on the 9-1 scale.

The following content will be revised:

  • Number: Types of Number and BODMAS; Word Problems; Multiplying and Dividing; Negative Numbers; Prime Numbers; Multiples, Factors and Prime Factors; LCM and HCF; Fractions, Decimals; Percentages; Rounding Numbers; Estimating; Powers and Roots; Standard Form; Measures.
  • Algebra: Algebraic manipulation; Simplifying; Multiplying and Dividing; Multiplying Double Brackets; Factorising; Solving Equations; Expressions, Formulas and Functions; Rearranging Formulas; Sequences; Inequalities; Quadratic Equations; Simultaneous Equations; Proof.
  • Graphs: Coordinates and Midpoints; Straight-Line Graphs; Quadratic Graphs; Harder Graphs; Solving Equations Using Graphs; Distance-Time Graphs; Real-Life Graphs.
  • Ratio, Proportion and Rates of Change: Ratios; Direct Proportion Problems; Inverse Proportion Problems; Percentages; Compound Growth and Decay; Unit Conversions; Area and Volume Conversions; Time Intervals; Speed, Density and Pressure.
  • Shapes and Area: Properties of 2D Shapes; Congruent Shapes; Similar Shapes; The Four Transformations; Perimeter and Area; 3D Shapes; Surface Area; Volume; Projections.
  • Angles and Geometry: Angle Basics; Five Angle Rules; Parallel Lines; Geometry Problems; Angles in Polygons; Triangle Construction; Loci and Construction; Bearings; Maps and Scale Drawings; Pythagoras’ Theorem; Trigonometry; Vectors.
  • Probability and Statistics: Probability Basics; Probability Experiments; The AND/ OR Rules; Tree Diagrams; Sets and Venn Diagrams; Sampling and Bias; Collecting Data; Mean, Median, Mode and Range; Charts and Graphs; Frequency Tables; Grouped Frequency Tables; Interpreting Data; Comparing Data Sets.

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