Mathematics is important both in its own right and as a tool to aid understanding in other subject areas. It helps develop logical and abstract thought processes as well as being applicable to a wide range of practical situations.
Students will study topics on number, algebra, shape & space, ration and proportion, statistics and probability. Each topic will be taught to emphasise the need for:
SPECIFICATION LINK: J560
COURSE INFORMATION: OCR GCSE Mathematics (601/4606/0)
There are three main assessment objectives:
There will be three exam papers, two calculator and one non calculator, which will be taken at the end of the course. Each paper is 90 minutes in length with 100 marks available on each. Entry is either at Higher or Foundation Tier.