Mathematics IGCSE Higher Tier 

Length of course: 5 half-day sessions 
Boards: Edexcel 4MA1 and CIE

This course is designed for students whose schools have chosen to follow the Edexcel IGCSE Higher Tier specification (4MA1 - Specification A). Most topics are also suitable for students following the CIE GCSE specifications 0580 (A*-G grading) and 0625 (9- 1 grading), where the student is taking both Core and Extended papers.

The following content will be revised:

  • Numbers and the Number System: Integers; Fractions; Decimals; Powers and roots; Set language and notation; Percentages; Ratio and proportion; Degree of accuracy; Standard form; Applying numbers; Electronic calculators
  • Equations, Formulae and Identities: Use of symbols; Algebraic manipulation; Expressions and formulae; Linear equations; Proportion; Simultaneous linear equations; Quadratic equations; Inequalities
  • Sequences, Functions and Graphs: Sequences; Function notation; Graphs
  • Geometry and Trigonometry: Lines and triangles; Polygons; Symmetry; Measures; Construction; Circle properties; Geometrical reasoning; Trigonometry and Pythagoras; Mensuration of 2D and 3D shapes; Similarity; Use of ruler, protractor and compass
  • Vectors and Transformation Geometry: Vectors; Transformation geometry
  • Statisticsand probability: Graphical representation and interpretation of data; Statistical measures; Probability