GCSE Maths Foundation
GCSE mathematics is a compulsory GCSE subject for every student to complete. Maths has two tiers, Foundation and Higher. Foundation is grades 1-5 and Higher is grades 4-9. It consists of 3 papers in total, one non – calculator paper and 2 calculator papers. The GCSE years are years 10 and 11 and some schools begin the GCSE course in year 9. These years are when schools begin teaching the GCSE course in preparation for their exams. Maths is one of the most important subjects for all students in order for them to be accepted for their 6th form or college of choice as the vast majority of 6th forms and colleges require a certain maths grade in order for you to join or be able to complete the subject or course you want.