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Mathematics is compulsory at key stage 4.

All pupils will take Mathematics-Numeracy GCSE. Most pupils will also take Mathematics GCSE gaining 2 GCSE qualifications.

During this course you learn the following disciplines: Number, Algebra, Geometry and Measure and Probability and Statistics.


During the course you will be given opportunities to:

  • Develop knowledge, skills and understanding of mathematical methods and concepts.
  • Acquire and use problem-solving strategies.
  • Select and apply mathematical techniques and methods in mathematical, every day and real-world situations.
  • Reason mathematically, make deductions and inferences and draw conclusions.
  • Interpret and communicate mathematical information in a variety of forms appropriate to the information and context.

By the end of the course you will have developed your skills in:

  • Numeracy
  • Critical thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Planning and organisation