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Contents
Introduction
Welcome from the GCSE Mathematics team ........................................... ii
Our proven formula for success .............................................................. iii
Specification at a glance ......................................................................... iv
Assessment at a glance ........................................................................... v
Support you can count on ........................................................................ vi
Section A:
Qualification content .
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Section B:
Assessment overview ............................................ 67-74
Section C:
Resources and training ......................................... 75-78
Section D:
Appendices ................................................................…read more

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Welcome from the GCSE
mathematics team
Dear Mathematics Colleague
We are proud to introduce you
to the new accredited GCSE
Mathematics specification from
Edexcel, ready for first teaching in
September 2010.
We've designed this specification
and our support systems
around you, to help you to raise Suha Graham Keith Maria
achievement in your school.…read more

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Edexcel
GCSE Mathematics
Our proven formula for your success
Edexcel's GCSE holistic approach for the overall
1 Mathematics A picture
Key features of our specification:
· All assessments taken at the end of the course
· Holistic teaching approach
· Flexible and adaptable course that can be tailored to suit student
needs
Paper 1 Paper 2
· Engaging and clear specification
· Will develop a students' body of knowledge and confidence across
two years
+
Increases attainment and supports
2 your specification choice
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Specification at a glance
Our new lineal specification is an engaging way to teach students who respond well to
a holistic approach to learning mathematics.…read more

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Assessment at a glance
Specification A has been designed to allow a holistic approach to teaching and assessment.
Each paper assesses all assessment objectives and content.
With two units available at each of the two tiers (Higher and Foundation) each worth 50%
of the final marks, you can feel confident that there will be no surprises come examination
day.…read more

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Support you can count on
Expert subject support
· Mathematics Emporium: Your answer to total support, our central online
resource is run by our in-house maths expert, Graham Cumming and provides you with
everything you need to support your students throughout the year - from past papers
and mark schemes to resources and advice. www.edexcelmaths.com
"It is a better and more comprehensive resource than any one school can ever
try to put together themselves.…read more

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GCSE
Mathematics A
Specification
Edexcel GCSE in Mathematics A (1MA0)
For first teaching from September 2010
Issue 2
March 2010…read more

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Introduction
The Edexcel GCSE in Mathematics A is designed for use in school and colleges. It is part of
a suite of GCSE qualifications offered by Edexcel.
This specification is aimed at teachers who plan the work holistically, around the content, but
not necessarily in any pre-defined order, to support the learning style of their students.
Specification A serves those centres and students who teach and learn in a holistic way,
confident of taking the assessment at the end of the course.…read more

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