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Qualifications and Curriculum


Created on 21 July 2016 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 06 February 2017 by ncetm_administrator
 

This Qualifications and Curriculum page draws together all of the latest news and updates from those organisations that may influence and impact on mathematics teaching in your classroom.

Select the area in which you are interested from the buttons below. Where the table cell has a scroll bar you can also scroll through each organisation’s previous announcements on that area.

The information on this page will be updated as and when new information is released, with notifications on @NCETMQandC (follow us to stay up to date) and the NCETM QandC Updates community (tick the boxes to be notified of new posts by email).

To help us improve this site, your feedback is welcome (in ‘comments’ at foot of page).

  • GCSE
  • A Level
  • Core Maths
  • GCSE Resit
  • KS3
  • Primary
  • Curriculum content
  • Curriculum delivery
  • Marking and giving feedback
  • Professional Development
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GCSE A Level Core Maths Primary KS3 GCSE Resit Curriculum content Professional Development Curriculum delivery Marking and giving feedback

DfE

16/10/18

Provisional GCSE and equivalent results in England 2017 to 2018

Find out more

21/09/18

Join the maths Teaching for Mastery programme - empowers and equips teachers to improve pupils’ enjoyment, resilience, understanding and attainment in maths

Find out more

21/09/18

Get support from your local maths hub. The maths hubs programme consists of 35 school-led maths hubs that offer support to teachers and schools to improve maths education

Find out more

04/09/18

DfE Research report on “Improving engagement and attainment in maths and English courses” (predominantly post 16 GCSE resit and Functional Skills candidates). See “Summary of interventions in FE colleges”, page 11, for the types of intervention and their impact.

Find out more

28/06/18

All the regulatory documentation for the new Functional Skills qualifications.

Find out more

27/02/18

Revised Functional skills mathematics subject content at entry levels, level 1 and level 2.

Find out more

27/02/18

Functional skills English and mathematics subject content: government response to consultation.

Find out more

22/11/17

Section 5.8 of the Autumn Budget details the money committed to maths education – in teaching for mastery, A level, GCSE resit and maths schools

Find out more

17/10/17

GCSE and equivalent results: 2016 to 2017 (provisional)

Find out more

13/10/17

Secondary school performance tables in England: 2016 to 2017. Use the comparison tool to compare your school to selected others

Find out more

29/09/17

Details of free teacher subject specialism training aimed at non-specialists, and returning teachers. Courses are available in secondary mathematics and core maths

Find out more

20/06/17

Explanation for colleges, universities, businesses and parents on how to interpret the new GCSE grades

Find out more

10/04/17

Education and Skills Funding Agency has confirmed (Annex D on page 50) that students with a grade 3, or grade D in English or Maths GCSE will have to retake the qualification, and will not be able to take functional skills instead. Those with lower grades will be expected to continue studying an Maths/English qualification of some description. TES article summarises here.

Find out more

28/03/17

Grade 4 (‘standard pass’) and Grade 5 (‘strong pass’): implications for maths re-sit. Letter from Secretary of State.

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19/01/17

Progress 8 and Attainment 8 information for qualification criteria. See page 11 for mathematics criteria and admissible qualifications.

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19/01/17

School and college performance tables: 2015 to 2016. Download school data. Compare groups of schools.

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19/01/17

GCSE results in England, 2015 to 2016. Headline measures for school performance tables 2016 include pupil results in maths and English. See how they compare with 2015 on page 12.

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12/6/16

A directory to locate SKE (subject knowledge enhancement) providers, including maths.

Find out more

12/6/16

PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) report on England’s performance (Y11s) compared to over 70 countries worldwide, in maths (pages 64 to 82) science and reading. Performance in maths is broadly maintained since last report in 2012.

Find out more

19/10/16

Update to Progress 8 and Attainment 8 guide from DfE, including a definition, using Progress 8, of ‘coasting schools’ .

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31/08/16

Updated information and guidance on calculating Attainment 8 and Progress 8 accountability measures.

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25/08/16

Comment on today’s GCSE results.

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10/08/16

Updated document offering data about students retaking GCSE mathematics and English. Around 7.1% of students who did not achieve A* to C in GCSE maths in 2012/13 achieved this benchmark by 2014/15. The figure for English GCSE is 13.2%.

Find out more

27/06/16

Guidance for funding 16 -19 maths is updated to show the extension to the timetable for final legacy GCSEs and IGCSE re-sits and re-takes.

Find out more

12/06/16

The transcript of the speech from Nick Gibb given at the ACME conference making announcements about continuing the primary Shanghai exchange scheme and commissioning a new report into continuing mathematics at 16+.

Find out more

21/09/18

Get help to increase participation in post-16 maths - this programme provides CPD, resources and support to improve teaching and increase participation in post-16 maths education

Find out more

21/09/18

Get support from your local maths hub. The maths hubs programme consists of 35 school-led maths hubs that offer support to teachers and schools to improve maths education

Find out more

04/07/18

The details of the Advanced Maths Premium to be paid to institutions that increase their numbers studying maths beyond GCSE

Find out more

28/02/18

Nick Gibb announces Advanced Maths Premium, £600 per year, for each additional student that schools/colleges manage to attract, to study Core Maths or AS/A level Maths/Further Maths.

Find out more - and see also our news item about this.

22/11/17

Section 5.8 of the Autumn Budget details the money committed to maths education – in teaching for mastery, A level, GCSE resit and maths schools

Find out more

13/10/17

Secondary school performance tables in England: 2016 to 2017. Use the comparison tool to compare your school to selected others

Find out more

20/07/17

Professor Sir Adrian Smith’s review of mathematics education for 16- to 18-year-olds in England and the government response.

Find out more

19/01/17

School and college performance tables: 2015 to 2016. Download school data. Compare groups of schools.

Find out more

19/01/17

A level and other 16 to 18 results: 2015 to 2016. Headline measures for school performance tables 2016 include every student’s results in maths.

Find out more

18/08/16

Comment on today’s A level results.

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12/06/16

The transcript of the speech from Nick Gibb given at the ACME conference making announcements about continuing the primary Shanghai exchange scheme and commissioning a new report into continuing mathematics at 16+.

Find out more

21/09/18

Get help to increase participation in post-16 maths - this programme provides CPD, resources and support to improve teaching and increase participation in post-16 maths education

Find out more

21/09/18

Get support from your local maths hub. The maths hubs programme consists of 35 school-led maths hubs that offer support to teachers and schools to improve maths education

Find out more

04/07/18

The details of the Advanced Maths Premium to be paid to institutions that increase their numbers studying maths beyond GCSE

Find out more

28/02/18

Nick Gibb announces Advanced Maths Premium, £600 per year, for each additional student that schools/colleges manage to attract, to study Core Maths or AS/A level Maths/Further Maths.

Find out more - and see also our news item about this.

22/11/17

Section 5.8 of the Autumn Budget details the money committed to maths education – in teaching for mastery, A level, GCSE resit and maths schools

Find out more

29/09/17

Details of free teacher subject specialism training aimed at non-specialists, and returning teachers. Courses are available in secondary mathematics and core maths

Find out more

20/07/17

Professor Sir Adrian Smith’s review of mathematics education for 16- to 18-year-olds in England and the government response.

Find out more

03/09/16

DfE press release explains what the new Core Maths qualification is.

Find out more

21/09/18

Join the maths Teaching for Mastery programme - empowers and equips teachers to improve pupils’ enjoyment, resilience, understanding and attainment in maths

Find out more

21/09/18

Get support from your local maths hub. The maths hubs programme consists of 35 school-led maths hubs that offer support to teachers and schools to improve maths education

Find out more

04/09/18

This publication provides provisional attainment statistics for key stage 2 (KS2) national curriculum assessments 2018 with analysis by gender, school type, area

Find out more

10/07/18

KS2 SATs, results out

Find out more

14/02/18

Year 4 Multiplication tables check: trials to begin in schools

Find out more

17/10/17

Y7 catch-up strategies, for low-attainers, (numeracy and literacy), reviewed. Numeracy from p19

Find out more

13/10/17

Secondary school performance tables in England: 2016 to 2017. Use the comparison tool to compare your school to selected others

Find out more

28/09/17

See page 6 for national key stage 1 results of teacher assessments 2017

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14/09/17

Changes to the primary assessment system, maths and English, announced after 12-week consultation

Find out more

06/07/17

Information for Y6 parents, but also an important reference for teachers

Find out more

06/07/17

Information for Y2 parents, but also an important reference for teachers

Find out more

04/07/17

Interim report for Key Stage 2 National Curriculum assessments, including maths, in England, 2017

Find out more

04/07/17

Explanation of scaled scores and the expected standard for the 2017 KS2 national curriculum tests - useful for Y7 teachers!

Find out more

30/03/17

Proposals to reform assessment at primary level: consultation period opens. TES offers summarised version in item below.

Find out more

TES outlines main points from DfE proposals (in item above) for reform to primary assessment (above).

Find out more

19/01/17

Progress 8 and Attainment 8 information for qualification criteria. See page 11 for mathematics criteria and admissible qualifications.

Find out more

19/01/17

School and college performance tables: 2015 to 2016. Download school data. Compare groups of schools.

Find out more

15/12/16

Report on the 2016 key stage 2 assessments which are the first to assess the new national curriculum introduced in 2014. Includes breakdowns by pupil characteristics.

Find out more

29/11/16

TIMSS (Trends in Maths and Science Study) report published. Key international comparisons of levels of maths (and science) achieved by Year 5 and Year 9 pupils from various countries. England results show a slight improvement on 4 years ago.

Find out more

22/11/16

Guidance on preparing for the key stages 1 and 2 mathematics tests from 2017.

Find out more

15/11/16

Recorded webinar in which teachers put questions about the 2017 primary assessments: key stage 1 to Standards and Testing Agency panel. Includes both maths and English.

Find out more

15/11/16

Recorded webinar in which teachers put questions about the 2017 primary assessments: key stage 2 to Standards and Testing Agency panel. Includes both maths and English.

Find out more

10/11/16

Information about ‘P scales’ and KS2 marking review outcomes.

Find out more

19/10/16

Statutory retesting of Year 7 pupils will not take place.

Find out more

01/09/16

Provisional headline figures from the KS2 assessments are released. 70% of pupils reached the expected standard in maths.

Find out more

05/07/16

Provisional headline figures from the KS2 assessments are released.

Find out more

12/06/16

The transcript of the speech from Nick Gibb given at the ACME conference making announcements about continuing the primary Shanghai exchange scheme and commissioning a new report into continuing mathematics at 16+.

Find out more

23/05/16

KS2 maths papers have been released, offering an insight for KS3 teachers into the starting points of the new Year 7s.

Find out more

11/02/16

The transcript of the speech by Nick Gibb delivered at Elmhurst Primary School focussing on the importance of basic mathematical skills such as times tables.

Find out more

21/09/18

Join the maths Teaching for Mastery programme - empowers and equips teachers to improve pupils’ enjoyment, resilience, understanding and attainment in maths

Find out more21/09/18

Get support from your local maths hub. The maths hubs programme consists of 35 school-led maths hubs that offer support to teachers and schools to improve maths education

Find out more

04/09/18

This publication provides provisional attainment statistics for key stage 2 (KS2) national curriculum assessments 2018 with analysis by gender, school type, area

Find out more

10/07/18

KS2 SATs, results out

Find out more

14/02/18

Year 4 Multiplication tables check: trials to begin in schools

Find out more

22/11/17

Section 5.8 of the Autumn Budget details the money committed to maths education – in teaching for mastery, A level, GCSE resit and maths schools

Find out more

17/10/17

Y7 catch-up strategies, for low-attainers, (numeracy and literacy), reviewed. Numeracy from p19

Find out more

17/10/17

How much year 7 literacy and numeracy catch-up premium funding schools receive, and guidance on how it should be spent

Find out more

13/10/17

Secondary school performance tables in England: 2016 to 2017. Use the comparison tool to compare your school to selected others

Find out more

29/09/17

Details of free teacher subject specialism training aimed at non-specialists, and returning teachers. Courses are available in secondary mathematics and core maths

Find out more

14/09/17

Changes to the primary assessment system, maths and English, announced after 12-week consultation

Find out more

06/07/17

Information for Y6 parents, but also an important reference for teachers

Find out more

04/07/17

Interim report for Key Stage 2 National Curriculum assessments, including maths, in England, 2017

Find out more

04/07/17

Explanation of scaled scores and the expected standard for the 2017 KS2 national curriculum tests - useful for Y7 teachers!

Find out more

30/03/17

Proposals to reform assessment at primary level: consultation period opens. TES offers summarised version in item below.

Find out more

TES outlines main points from DfE proposals (in item above) for reform to primary assessment (above).

Find out more

19/01/17

Progress 8 and Attainment 8 information for qualification criteria. See page 11 for mathematics criteria and admissible qualifications.

Find out more

19/01/17

School and college performance tables: 2015 to 2016. Download school data. Compare groups of schools.

Find out more

15/12/16

Report on the 2016 key stage 2 assessments which are the first to assess the new national curriculum introduced in 2014. Includes breakdowns by pupil characteristics.

Find out more

29/11/16

TIMSS (Trends in Maths and Science Study) report published. Key international comparisons of levels of maths (and science) achieved by Year 5 and Year 9 pupils from various countries. England results show a slight improvement on 4 years ago.

Find out more

22/11/16

Guidance on preparing for the key stages 1 and 2 mathematics tests from 2017.

Find out more

15/11/16

Recorded webinar in which teachers put questions about the 2017 primary assessments: key stage 1 to Standards and Testing Agency panel. Includes both maths and English.

Find out more

15/11/16

Recorded webinar in which teachers put questions about the 2017 primary assessments: key stage 2 to Standards and Testing Agency panel. Includes both maths and English.

Find out more

10/11/16

Information about ‘P scales’ and KS2 marking review outcomes.

Find out more

19/10/16

Statutory retesting of Year 7 pupils will not take place.

Find out more

01/09/16

Provisional headline figures from the KS2 assessments are released. 70% of pupils reached the expected standard in maths.

Find out more

05/07/16

Provisional headline figures from the KS2 assessments are released.

Find out more

12/06/16

The transcript of the speech from Nick Gibb given at the ACME conference making announcements about continuing the primary Shanghai exchange scheme and commissioning a new report into continuing mathematics at 16+.

Find out more

23/05/16

KS2 maths papers have been released, offering an insight for KS3 teachers into the starting points of the new Year 7s.

Find out more

11/02/16

The transcript of the speech by Nick Gibb delivered at Elmhurst Primary School focussing on the importance of basic mathematical skills such as times tables.

Find out more

04/07/17

Interim report for Key Stage 2 National Curriculum assessments, including maths, in England, 2017

Find out more

04/07/17

Explanation of scaled scores and the expected standard for the 2017 KS2 national curriculum tests - useful for Y7 teachers!

Find out more

19/01/17

Progress 8 and Attainment 8 information for qualification criteria. See page 11 for mathematics criteria and admissible qualifications.

Find out more

19/01/17

School and college performance tables: 2015 to 2016. Download school data. Compare groups of schools.

Find out more

12/6/16

A directory to locate SKE (subject knowledge enhancement) providers, including maths.

Find out more

12/6/16

PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) report on England’s performance (Y11s) compared to over 70 countries worldwide, in maths (pages 64 to 82) science and reading. Performance in maths is broadly maintained since last report in 2012.

Find out more

29/11/16

TIMSS (Trends in Maths and Science Study) report published. Key international comparisons of levels of maths (and science) achieved by Year 5 and Year 9 pupils from various countries. England results show a slight improvement on 4 years ago.

Find out more

19/10/16

Statutory retesting of Year 7 pupils will not take place.

Find out more

01/09/16

Provisional headline figures from the KS2 assessments are released. 70% of pupils reached the expected standard in maths.

Find out more

05/07/16

Provisional headline figures from the KS2 assessments are released.

Find out more

23/05/16

KS2 maths papers have been released, offering an insight for KS3 teachers into the starting points of the new Year 7s.

Find out more

16/10/18

Provisional GCSE and equivalent results in England 2017 to 2018

Find out more

26/09/18

A list of qualifications that count towards the English and maths progress measures for 16 to 18 performance tables (those not achieving A* to C)

Find out more

21/09/18

Join the maths Teaching for Mastery programme - empowers and equips teachers to improve pupils’ enjoyment, resilience, understanding and attainment in maths

Find out more21/09/18

Get support from your local maths hub. The maths hubs programme consists of 35 school-led maths hubs that offer support to teachers and schools to improve maths education

Find out more

04/09/18

DfE Research report on “Improving engagement and attainment in maths and English courses” (predominantly post 16 GCSE resit and Functional Skills candidates). See “Summary of interventions in FE colleges”, page 11, for the types of intervention and their impact.

Find out more

28/06/18

All the regulatory documentation for the new Functional Skills qualifications.

Find out more

27/02/18

Revised Functional skills mathematics subject content at entry levels, level 1 and level 2.

Find out more

27/02/18

Functional skills English and mathematics subject content: government response to consultation.

Find out more

27/11/17

What constitutes effective delivery and teaching for 16-18 students who did not achieve A*-C at GCSE? Report on DfE-commissioned research is published

Find out more

22/11/17

Section 5.8 of the Autumn Budget details the money committed to maths education – in teaching for mastery, A level, GCSE resit and maths schools

Find out more

17/10/17

Further Education (2015) reform programme evaluation: Key findings for GCSE maths page 177

Find out more

20/07/17

Professor Sir Adrian Smith’s review of mathematics education for 16- to 18-year-olds in England and the government response.

Find out more

10/04/17

Education and Skills Funding Agency has confirmed (Annex D on page 50) that students with a grade 3, or grade D in English or Maths GCSE will have to retake the qualification, and will not be able to take functional skills instead. Those with lower grades will be expected to continue studying an Maths/English qualification of some description. TES article summarises here.

Find out more

10/08/16

Updated document offering data about students retaking GCSE mathematics and English. Around 7.1% of students who did not achieve A* to C in GCSE maths in 2012/13 achieved this benchmark by 2014/15. The figure for English GCSE is 13.2%.

Find out more

27/06/16

Guidance for funding 16 -19 maths is updated to show the extension to the timetable for final legacy GCSEs and IGCSE re-sits and re-takes.

Find out more

27/02/18

Revised Functional skills mathematics subject content at entry levels, level 1 and level 2.

Find out more

27/02/18

Functional skills English and mathematics subject content: government response to consultation.

Find out more

15/09/16

Guidance and form for initial teacher training providers applying for subject knowledge enhancement programmes for the 2016 academic year.

Find out more

12/06/16

The transcript of the speech from Nick Gibb given at the ACME conference making announcements about continuing the primary Shanghai exchange scheme and commissioning a new report into continuing mathematics at 16+.

Find out more

23/05/16

KS2 maths papers have been released, offering an insight for KS3 teachers into the starting points of the new Year 7s.

Find out more

11/02/16

The transcript of the speech by Nick Gibb delivered at Elmhurst Primary School focussing on the importance of basic mathematical skills such as times tables.

Find out more

21/09/18

Join the maths Teaching for Mastery programme - empowers and equips teachers to improve pupils’ enjoyment, resilience, understanding and attainment in maths

Find out more21/09/18

Get help to increase participation in post-16 maths - this programme provides CPD, resources and support to improve teaching and increase participation in post-16 maths education

Find out more

21/09/18

Get support from your local maths hub. The maths hubs programme consists of 35 school-led maths hubs that offer support to teachers and schools to improve maths education

Find out more

12/6/16

A directory to locate SKE (subject knowledge enhancement) providers, including maths.

Find out more

6/12/16

Find and apply for free teacher subject specialism (mathematics) training in England.

Find out more

15/09/16

Guidance and form for initial teacher training providers applying for subject knowledge enhancement programmes for the 2016 academic year.

Find out more

12/07/16

New ‘Standards for Teachers’ Professional Development’ are published, setting out expectations about PD.

Find out more

12/06/16

The transcript of the speech from Nick Gibb given at the ACME conference making announcements about continuing the primary Shanghai exchange scheme and commissioning a new report into continuing mathematics at 16+.

Find out more

11/02/16

The transcript of the speech by Nick Gibb delivered at Elmhurst Primary School focussing on the importance of basic mathematical skills such as times tables.

Find out more

21/09/18

Join the maths Teaching for Mastery programme - empowers and equips teachers to improve pupils’ enjoyment, resilience, understanding and attainment in maths

Find out more21/09/18

Get help to increase participation in post-16 maths - this programme provides CPD, resources and support to improve teaching and increase participation in post-16 maths education

Find out more

21/09/18

Get support from your local maths hub. The maths hubs programme consists of 35 school-led maths hubs that offer support to teachers and schools to improve maths education

Find out more

12/09/16

Schools Standards Minister Nick Gibb’s speech at ResearchED.

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10/08/16

Updated document offering data about students retaking GCSE mathematics and English. Around 7.1% of students who did not achieve A* to C in GCSE maths in 2012/13 achieved this benchmark by 2014/15. The figure for English GCSE is 13.2%.

Find out more

12/07/16

New ‘Standards for Teachers’ Professional Development’ are published, setting out expectations about PD.

Find out more

12/06/16

The transcript of the speech from Nick Gibb given at the ACME conference making announcements about continuing the primary Shanghai exchange scheme and commissioning a new report into continuing mathematics at 16+.

Find out more

11/02/16

The transcript of the speech by Nick Gibb delivered at Elmhurst Primary School focussing on the importance of basic mathematical skills such as times tables.

Find out more

10/11/16

Information about ‘P scales’ and KS2 marking review outcomes.

Find out more

Ofqual

03/08/18

Ofqual has apps that allow schools/colleges to compare their results with the national and regional picture, in various different ways, all explained in their blog

Find out more

13/07/18

GCSE, AS and A level exams: what happens to students’ scripts once the exam is over?

Find out more

20/04/18

Exam marking: how technology is improving the quality of marking

Find out more

March 2018

Decisions on Functional Skills Qualifications reform – English and Maths

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28/03/18

Implementing Functional Skills reform: DfE confirms its approach on rules and guidance for new Functional Skills qualifications in English and mathematics following consultation.

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28/03/18

DRAFT Functional Skills Mathematics Conditions, requirements and guidance.

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09/02/18

Ofqual reports teachers' views on GCSE maths tier entries in 2018

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08/11/17

Ofqual consultation on Functional Skills qualification reform: book here, Leeds Monday 13 November.

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03/11/17

Ofqual’s Cath Jadhav discusses GCSE maths grade boundaries and how new and old style boundaries are not comparable.

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28/09/17

Call for evidence: teachers’ involvements in developing exam papers. Contribute to Ofqual's review by 31 October 2017

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27/09//17

Ofqual is seeking views on its proposal to reform functional skills qualifications in English and maths.

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18/09//17

A brief explanation of The National Reference Test: Each year a sample of GCSE students will take the same test so it will show, over time, if there is any change in how students perform at a national level.

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24/08//17

Useful infographic of 2017 GCSE results

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10/08//17

‘Why 9-1?’ Ofqual blog explains the four-year process that went into deciding to change the GCSE grading system and constructing the new one.

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21/06//17

Sign up to attend a workshop to help Ofqual evaluate this year's new GCSEs, AS and A levels.

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19/06/17

Numbers entered for GCSE maths is stable, re-sit entries are up 6%. Entry data for 2017 and what to look out for.

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24/04/17

Prediction matrices explained: the Ofqual blog examines grade predictors based on prior attainment for 2017 GCSE (video included) and A level.

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05/04/17

From the Ofqual blog – Setting grade 9 in the new GCSE’s – Grade 9 higher than A*.

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24/03/17

The Ofqual blog explains how Ofqual intend to align grade standards across examination boards.

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15/03/17

A new short Ofqual video explaining the new GCSE 1 to 9 grading system.

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07/03/17

The Ofqual blog reports on its meeting with teachers and maths educationalists about the changes to GCSE maths. Includes comparability across tiers with a link to slides.

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10/02/16

Ofqual research report into schools’ approaches to tiering in GCSE mathematics.

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10/02/16

The Ofqual blog discusses GCSE maths: choosing the ‘right’ tier.

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03/02/16

The Ofqual blog discusses grade boundaries for the new GCSEs and the problems with predictions.

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29/09/16

Ofqual update their table showing the status of subjects being accredited for teaching from September 2017.

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07/09/16

Ofqual has confirmed how GCSE grades, including 8 and 9, will be awarded.

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02/09/16

Ofqual confirm that a National Reference Test will take place in 2017. Selected Year 11 students will sit tests in English and Maths and the results will be used to improve accuracy of GCSE grading. Only the national picture will be reported - results at a student or school level, will not be available.

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02/09/16

Ofqual Blog giving 10 key facts about the National Reference Tests that will take place in 2017 to improve the accuracy of GCSE grading.

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01/09/16

‘An Investigation into the Sawtooth Effect in GCSE and AS/A level assessments’ report looking at the pattern of change in students’ achievement caused by assessment reform.

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31/08/16

GCSE Changes: a summary webpage that offers links to latest details for all GCSEs including GCSE maths and statistics qualifications.

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19/07/16

Updated version of the grade descriptors for GCSEs graded 9 to 1 has been published.

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08/06/16

Results of consultation into resits for legacy GCSE, AS and A levels.

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12/04/16

Update to outcome of consultation into use of calculators in GCSEs, AS and A levels.

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03/08/18

Ofqual has apps that allow schools/colleges to compare their results with the national and regional picture, in various different ways, all explained in their blog

Find out more

13/07/18

GCSE, AS and A level exams: what happens to students’ scripts once the exam is over?

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22/06/18

Ofqual’s statement regarding allegations of wrong doing in Edexcel’s C4 maths paper

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20/04/18

Exam marking: how technology is improving the quality of marking

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16/03/18

Ofqual blog discusses setting standards in the new A level maths qualifications (teaching from September 2017) particularly with regard to students taking the exam in Y12 after only 1 year’s study.

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30/01/18

Ofqual are currently undertaking a piece of research into entry patterns for A level maths/Further Maths this summer. Complete their survey.

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28/09/17

Call for evidence: teachers’ involvements in developing exam papers. Contribute to Ofqual's review by 31 October 2017

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23/06/17

Ofqual statement on allegations of malpractice or wrongdoing in Edexcel's C4 maths paper taken on 23 June 2017.

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21/06/17

Sign up to attend a workshop to help Ofqual evaluate this year's new GCSEs, AS and A levels.

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19/06/17

Numbers entered for GCSE maths is stable, re-sit entries are up 6%. Entry data for 2017 and what to look out for.

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24/04/17

Prediction matrices explained: the Ofqual blog examines grade predictors based on prior attainment for 2017 GCSE (video included) and A level.

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03/04/17

From the Ofqual Blog – Criteria for an A* in the new A levels: “In the new, linear A levels it’s much more straightforward than the old A*”.

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24/03/17

The Ofqual blog explains how Ofqual intend to align grade standards across examination boards.

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10/03/17

The Ofqual blog discusses ‘comparable outcomes’ as a strategy to ensure that candidates for the new A levels (all subjects) are not unfairly advantaged or disadvantaged compared to previous cohorts.

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29/09/16

Ofqual update their table showing the status of subjects being accredited for teaching from September 2017.

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01/09/16

‘An Investigation into the Sawtooth Effect in GCSE and AS/A level assessments’ report looking at the pattern of change in students’ achievement caused by assessment reform.

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31/08/16

AS and A level changes: a summary webpage that offers links to latest details for all AS and A levels including Mathematics and Statistics qualifications.

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08/06/16

Results of consultation into resits for legacy GCSE, AS and A levels.

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17/05/16

A level subject guidance for Statistics is available here.

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12/04/16

Update to outcome of consultation into use of calculators in GCSEs, AS and A levels.

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08/04/16

Update to outcome of consultation into new A level and AS level Maths and Further Maths.

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08/04/16

A level subject guidance for Mathematics is available here.

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08/04/16

A level subject guidance for Further Mathematics is available here.

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15/12/15

What the new AS and A levels will look like and timetable of introduction.

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13/07/18

GCSE, AS and A level exams: what happens to students’ scripts once the exam is over?

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20/04/18

Exam marking: how technology is improving the quality of marking

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Ofqual Core Maths historical information –

08/11/17

Ofqual consultation on Functional Skills qualification reform: book here, Leeds Monday 13 November.

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Ofqual Primary historical information –

Ofqual KS3 historical information –

13/07/18

GCSE, AS and A level exams: what happens to students’ scripts once the exam is over?

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20/04/18

Exam marking: how technology is improving the quality of marking

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March 2018

Decisions on Functional Skills Qualifications reform – English and Maths

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28/03/18

Implementing Functional Skills reform: DfE confirms its approach on rules and guidance for new Functional Skills qualifications in English and mathematics following consultation.

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28/03/18

DRAFT Functional Skills Mathematics Conditions, requirements and guidance.

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09/02/18

Ofqual reports teachers' views on GCSE maths tier entries in 2018

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17/11/17

How grade boundaries will be set for November resits in 2017.

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08/11/17

Ofqual consultation on Functional Skills qualification reform: book here, Leeds Monday 13 November.

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03/11/17

Ofqual’s Cath Jadhav discusses GCSE maths grade boundaries and how new and old style boundaries are not comparable.

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24/08//17

Useful infographic of 2017 GCSE results

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10/08//17

‘Why 9-1?’ Ofqual blog explains the four-year process that went into deciding to change the GCSE grading system and constructing the new one.

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21/06//17

Sign up to attend a workshop to help Ofqual evaluate this year's new GCSEs, AS and A levels.

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19/06/17

Numbers entered for GCSE maths is stable, re-sit entries are up 6%. Entry data for 2017 and what to look out for.

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24/04/17

Prediction matrices explained: the Ofqual blog examines grade predictors based on prior attainment for 2017 GCSE (video included) and A level.

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05/04/17

From the Ofqual blog – Setting grade 9 in the new GCSE’s – Grade 9 higher than A*.

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24/03/17

The Ofqual blog explains how Ofqual intend to align grade standards across examination boards.

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15/03/17

A new short Ofqual video explaining the new GCSE 1 to 9 grading system.

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07/03/17

The Ofqual blog reports on its meeting with teachers and maths educationalists about the changes to GCSE maths. Includes comparability across tiers with a link to slides.

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10/02/16

Ofqual research report into schools’ approaches to tiering in GCSE mathematics.

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10/02/16

The Ofqual blog discusses GCSE maths: choosing the ‘right’ tier.

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03/02/16

The Ofqual blog discusses grade boundaries for the new GCSEs and the problems with predictions.

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29/09/16

Ofqual update their table showing the status of subjects being accredited for teaching from September 2017.

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07/09/16

Ofqual has confirmed how GCSE grades, including 8 and 9, will be awarded.

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02/09/16

Ofqual confirm that a National Reference Test will take place in 2017. Selected Year 11 students will sit tests in English and Maths and the results will be used to improve accuracy of GCSE grading. Only the national picture will be reported - results at a student or school level, will not be available.

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02/09/16

Ofqual Blog giving 10 key facts about the National Reference Tests that will take place in 2017 to improve the accuracy of GCSE grading.

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01/09/16

‘An Investigation into the Sawtooth Effect in GCSE and AS/A level assessments’ report looking at the pattern of change in students’ achievement caused by assessment reform.

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31/08/16

GCSE Changes: a summary webpage that offers links to latest details for all GCSEs including GCSE maths and statistics qualifications.

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19/07/16

Updated version of the grade descriptors for GCSEs graded 9 to 1 has been published.

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08/06/16

Results of consultation into resits for legacy GCSE, AS and A levels.

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12/04/16

Update to outcome of consultation into use of calculators in GCSEs, AS and A levels.

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08/11/17

Ofqual consultation on Functional Skills qualification reform: book here, Leeds Monday 13 November.

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Ofqual Professional Development historical information –

Ofqual Curriculum Delivery historical information –

10/08//17

‘Why 9-1?’ Ofqual blog explains the four-year process that went into deciding to change the GCSE grading system and constructing the new one.

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07/09/16

Ofqual has confirmed how GCSE grades, including 8 and 9, will be awarded.

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Ofsted

11/10/17

Ofsted's Chief Inspector, Amanda Spielman, discusses findings from recent research into the primary and secondary curriculum. Particularly, she expresses concern over the practice of cutting short KS3. See “Reducing Key Stage 3”.

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23/08/16

The latest update to the school inspection handbook has been published. Of particular interest is likely to be the ‘Inspecting the Impact of the Teaching of Mathematics’ section on Pages 46 and 47.

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23/10/15

A report is released on increasing provision in English and mathematics through planning in FE colleges and offers case studies describing how four FE colleges have tackled this issue.

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16/08/18

Ofsted analytics’ interactive tools allows viewing of Variability in A level results for centres (schools and colleges) - 2017 to 2018 and Map of A level grade outcomes by county in England - 2017 and 2018, allowing users to select for subject and grade.

15/06/17

The Chief Inspector, Amanda Spielman, talks about curriculum changes, funding and future challenges.

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23/10/15

A report is released on increasing provision in English and mathematics through planning in FE colleges and offers case studies describing how four FE colleges have tackled this issue.

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Ofsted Core Maths historical information –

09/01/15

Ofsted compile examples of good practice in mathematics teaching.

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11/10/17

Ofsted's Chief Inspector, Amanda Spielman, discusses findings from recent research into the primary and secondary curriculum. Particularly, she expresses concern over the practice of cutting short KS3. See “Reducing Key Stage 3”.

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23/08/16

The latest update to the school inspection handbook has been published. Of particular interest is likely to be the ‘Inspecting the Impact of the Teaching of Mathematics’ section on Pages 46 and 47.

Find out more

15/06/17

The Chief Inspector, Amanda Spielman, talks about curriculum changes, funding and future challenges.

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23/10/15

A report is released on increasing provision in English and mathematics through planning in FE colleges and offers case studies describing how four FE colleges have tackled this issue.

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Ofsted Curriculum Content historical information –

23/08/16

The latest update to the school inspection handbook has been published. Of particular interest is likely to be the ‘Inspecting the Impact of the Teaching of Mathematics’ section on Pages 46 and 47.

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23/08/16

The Ofsted inspection myth-busting guidance has been updated, including information on marking and feedback and lesson planning.

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23/10/15

A report is released on increasing provision in English and mathematics through planning in FE colleges and offers case studies describing how four FE colleges have tackled this issue.

Find out more

23/08/16

The latest update to the school inspection handbook has been published. Of particular interest is likely to be the ‘Inspecting the Impact of the Teaching of Mathematics’ section on Pages 46 and 47.

Find out more

23/08/16

The Ofsted inspection myth-busting guidance has been updated, including information on marking and feedback and lesson planning.

Find out more

09/01/15

Ofsted compile examples of good practice in mathematics teaching.

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23/08/16

The latest update to the school inspection handbook has been published. Of particular interest is likely to be the ‘Inspecting the Impact of the Teaching of Mathematics’ section on Pages 46 and 47.

Find out more

23/08/16

The Ofsted inspection myth-busting guidance has been updated, including information on marking and feedback and lesson planning.

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AQA

AQA’s (9-1) GCSE page

09/04/2018

AQA exam board tips: how to help your students prepare for GCSE maths 2018

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18/01/2018

November grade boundaries for the first cohort of re-sits taking the GCSE 9-1

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18/01/2018

November GCSE results for first cohort of re-sit students taking the new GCSE 9-1.

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14/12/2017

Report on the National Test: the test in 2017 has been used to establish the baseline against which changes in performance in future years can be measured.

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11/12/2017

The Future of Mathematics Subject Associations: Read the notes following the Meeting of Mathematics Subject Associations (MMSA) that took place on the 4 December.

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08/12/17

AQA video reflecting on 2017 and looking ahead to 2018

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08/09/17

AQA blog reflects on the first set of results from the new maths GSCSE, including whether teachers made good decisions about tier of entry.

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Nov 2016

June 2016 question papers and mark schemes available. Also examiners reports and mock exam analysers.

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03/10/16

Exam entry fees for 2016/17 finalised.

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Oct 2016

AQA have published Practice Paper Set 3.

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25/08/16

GCSE provisional exam statistics for 2016 published.

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17/08/16

Exams to Results: Whistle Stop guide published. Detail of the 18-month process of creating questions & mark schemes, marking, moderating, grading and awarding for a given exam series.

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July 2016

There is a PD tab available and there are both face-to-face and webinar training sessions.

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July 2016

Bespoke and free face-to-face support is available from AQA Maths Advocates.

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July 2016

GCSE Sample Assessment materials:

  • specimen papers
  • two sets of practice papers that will be in-line with live papers
  • the third set of papers are being trialled with the current Year 10s and will be made available early in the autumn term including a more detailed mark scheme informed by the trial experience
  • A fourth set of papers will be released at a later date
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July 2016

New GCSE – FAQs from teachers: Responses for comparison (from all 3 main boards). Everything from delivery and support, through the new problem-solving requirements, to grade boundaries and predictions

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08/07/15

Publication of The Future of Assessment: 2025 and Beyond, a book of essays to which AQA have contributed a ‘blueprint for the future of assessment’.

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AQA’s new AS/A level page

05/03/18

The new A-level maths: commentary by AQA Chair of Examiners on a specimen paper

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11/12/17

The Future of Mathematics Subject Associations: Read the notes following the Meeting of Mathematics Subject Associations (MMSA) that took place on 4 December.

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16/11/17

NCETM launches new, regular podcast. In the first episode, NCETM Director, Charlie Stripp is challenged by two secondary maths teachers to defend his assertion that a Grade 5 at GCSE is good enough to study A level.

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10/07/17

Route maps for teaching AS and A level maths.

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02/03/17

Link to the newly accredited AS and A level specifications.

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03/10/16

Exam entry fees for 2016/17 finalised.

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18/08/16

AS/A level provisional exam statistics for 2016 published.

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17/08/16

Exams to Results: Whistle Stop guide published. Detail of the 18-month process of creating questions & mark schemes, marking, moderating, grading and awarding for a given exam series.

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July 2016

There is a PD tab available and there are both face-to-face and webinar training sessions.

Find out more

July 2016

Bespoke and free face-to-face support is available from AQA Maths Advocates.

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July 2016

New GCSE – FAQs from teachers: Responses for comparison (from all 3 main boards). Everything from delivery and support, through the new problem-solving requirements, to grade boundaries and predictions

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08/07/15

Publication of The Future of Assessment: 2025 and Beyond, a book of essays to which AQA have contributed a ‘blueprint for the future of assessment’.

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AQA’s Core Maths page

11/12/2017

The Future of Mathematics Subject Associations: Read the notes following the Meeting of Mathematics Subject Associations (MMSA) that took place on the 4 December.

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03/10/16

Exam entry fees for 2016/17 finalised.

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18/08/16

Mathematical Studies (Core Maths) provisional results.

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17/08/16

Exams to Results: Whistle Stop guide published. Detail of the 18-month process of creating questions & mark schemes, marking, moderating, grading and awarding for a given exam series.

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08/07/15

Publication of The Future of Assessment: 2025 and Beyond, a book of essays to which AQA have contributed a ‘blueprint for the future of assessment’.

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AQA Primary historical information –

11 Dec 2017

The Future of Mathematics Subject Associations: Read the notes following the Meeting of Mathematics Subject Associations (MMSA) that took place on the 4 December.

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Nov 2016

KS3 test analysers available for all 3 terms – compare your school results to national.

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July 2016

Ideas for supporting Problem Solving at KS3 can be found in KS3/4 Bridging the Gap documents, both in Section 4 of the Teacher Guide and within each of the 9 pockets.

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09/04/2018

AQA exam board tips: how to help your students prepare for GCSE maths 2018

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18/01/2018

November grade boundaries for the first cohort of re-sits taking the GCSE 9-1

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18/01/2018

November GCSE results for first cohort of re-sit students taking the new GCSE 9-1.

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11/12/2017

The Future of Mathematics Subject Associations: Read the notes following the Meeting of Mathematics Subject Associations (MMSA) that took place on the 4 December.

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08/12/17

AQA video reflecting on 2017 and looking ahead to 2018

View whole video

Jump to topic:

16/11/17

NCETM launches new, regular podcast. In the first episode, NCETM Director, Charlie Stripp is challenged by two secondary maths teachers to defend his assertion that a Grade 5 at GCSE is good enough to study A level.

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20/07/17

12 tips for teaching GCSE Maths to post-16 students

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07/10/16

GCSE resit opportunities (old spec and new) for summer 2017 outlined.

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03/10/16

Exam entry fees for 2016/17 finalised.

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25/08/16

GCSE provisional exam statistics for 2016 published.

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17/08/16

Exams to Results: Whistle Stop guide published. Detail of the 18-month process of creating questions & mark schemes, marking, moderating, grading and awarding for a given exam series.

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July 2016

Support for GCSE Resit students: A one year Scheme of Learning is available on the key areas that differentiate grades 3/4 and 4/5. Currently, the DfE have stated that those who gain a grade 4 do not need to retake for the first two years, but in 2019 the threshold will move to a grade 5. Also, the legacy A* to G qualifications will be available as a resit only in November 2016 and summer 2017.

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July 2016

Training is available to support a one year GCSE.

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08/07/15

Publication of The Future of Assessment: 2025 and Beyond, a book of essays to which AQA have contributed a ‘blueprint for the future of assessment’.

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July 2016

Ideas for supporting Problem Solving at KS3 can be found in KS3/4 Bridging the Gap documents, both in Section 4 of the Teacher Guide and within each of the 9 pockets.

Find out more

July 2016

GCSE Sample Assessment materials:

  • specimen papers
  • two sets of practice papers that will be in-line with live papers
  • the third set of papers are being trialled with the current Year 10s and will be made available early in the autumn term including a more detailed mark scheme informed by the trial experience
  • A fourth set of papers will be released at a later date
Find out more
Training from AQA

There is a PD tab available and there are both face-to-face and webinar training sessions

11 Dec 2017

The Future of Mathematics Subject Associations: Read the notes following the Meeting of Mathematics Subject Associations (MMSA) that took place on the 4 December.

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July 2016

Bespoke and free face-to-face support is available from AQA Maths Advocates.

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July 2016

Training is available to support a one year GCSE.

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July 2016

Ideas for supporting Problem Solving at KS3 can be found in KS3/4 Bridging the Gap documents, both in Section 4 of the Teacher Guide and within each of the 9 pockets.

Find out more

05/03/18

The new A-level maths: commentary by AQA Chair of Examiners on a specimen paper

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17/08/16

Exams to Results: Whistle Stop guide published. Detail of the 18-month process of creating questions & mark schemes, marking, moderating, grading and awarding for a given exam series.

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08/07/15

Publication of The Future of Assessment: 2025 and Beyond, a book of essays to which AQA have contributed a ‘blueprint for the future of assessment’.

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Edexcel

Edexcel’s (9-1) GCSE page

19/01/2018

November GCSE results for first cohort of re-sit students taking the new GCSE 9-1.

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18/01/2018

Edexcel grade boundaries for GCSE English Language and Mathematics November 2017.

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24/11/17

Entry level maths in 2018: Edexcel are offering new (aligned to GCSE 9-1 curriculum) and legacy specifications

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03/11/17

Free access to exam scripts - service re-opening until 15 Dec

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20/07/17

Register your interest for a new interactive two-, three- or five-year scheme of work.

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05/07/17

From summer 2017 you can access individual candidates’ scripts for electronically marked papers, for free.

FAQs and user guide

11/10/16

Edexcel GCSE (1-9) Maths free secure mock exam service to help track student progress and compare to other schools and colleges.

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13/07/16

Update on resits for legacy GCSE, AS and A levels (i.e. old spec) and FAQs

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July 2016

CPD can be accessed via Training from Pearson, - including online (live or pre-recorded) and face-to-face events.

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July 2016

GCSE Specification, Sample Assessment Materials and Assessment Guidance

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July 2016

Specimen papers, practice papers and classroom tests. Mock papers will be securely published (for Edexel centres) in October 2016

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July 2016

New GCSE – FAQs from teachers: Responses for comparison (from all 3 main boards). Everything from delivery and support, through the new problem-solving requirements, to grade boundaries and predictions

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June 2016

GCSE provisional exam statistics for 2016 published

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13/05/16

Use of calculators for Mathematics papers in the summer 2016 exam series: Information including regulations

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07/12/15

Support for maths progression from Key Stage 3 to GCSE (9-1):

  • KS3 baseline tests
  • 5 year schemes of work
  • End of term tests
  • Markbooks
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Edexcel’s new AS/A level page

15/01/2018

Clarification of the content guidance for A level Maths and correction to errors in AS and A level Further Mathematics specifications

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03/11/17

Free access to exam scripts - service re-opening until 15 Dec

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17/07/17

Edexcel video about the key features of their AS and A level Maths and Further Maths 2017

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14/07/17

The Edexcel/Pearson second submission for GCE AS and A level Statistics, for teaching September 2017, has not been accredited by Ofqual.

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05/07/17

From summer 2017 you can access individual candidates’ scripts for electronically marked papers, for free.

FAQs and user guide

28/06/17

Explanation and actions taken as a result of the allegations of exam question “leaks” in Edexcel economics and maths A levels.

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06/06/17

Edexcel AS and A level Mathematics and Further Mathematics 2017 all now accredited.

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11/04/17

Edexcel AS and A level Mathematics 2017 are now accredited for first teaching in September 2017.

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07/02/17

Edexcel have made a change to their draft Edexcel AS and A level Further Mathematics 2017 qualifications.

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14/11/16

Draft specifications for A level 2017 re-submitted to Ofqual

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13/07/16

Update on resits for legacy GCSE, AS and A levels (i.e. old spec) and FAQs

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July 2016

CPD can be accessed via Training from Pearson, - including online (live or pre-recorded) and face-to-face events.

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June 2016

AS/A level provisional exam statistics for 2016 published.

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From June 2017

All you need to know about Edexcel’s new AS/A level Mathematics qualifications (1st teaching 2017) – draft specifications, sample assessment materials, teaching and learning materials..

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13/5/16

Use of calculators for Mathematics papers in the summer 2016 exam series: Information including regulations.

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5/4/16

A level Maths 2017 online events: watch the video – recording of a webinar to introduce the new course.

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Edexcel’s Core Maths page

03/11/17

Free access to exam scripts - service re-opening until 15 Dec

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June 2016

Mathematics in Context (Core Maths) provisional results

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13/05/16

Use of calculators for Mathematics papers in the summer 2016 exam series: Information including regulations

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Edexcel Primary historical information –

20/07/17

Register your interest for a new interactive two-, three- or five-year scheme of work.

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Edexcel’s Mathematics (9-1) – post-16 resits page

19/01/2018

November GCSE results for first cohort of re-sit students taking the new GCSE 9-1

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18/01/2018

Edexcel grade boundaries for GCSE English Language and Mathematics November 2017.

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24/11/17

Entry level maths in 2018: Edexcel are offering new (aligned to GCSE 9-1 curriculum) and legacy specifications

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05/07/17

From summer 2017 you can access individual candidates’ scripts for electronically marked papers, for free.

FAQs and user guide

13/07/16

Update on resits for legacy GCSE, AS and A levels (i.e. old spec) and FAQs

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July 2016

Support for GCSE resit: Edexcel GCSE Mathematics (9-1) from 2015 – post-16 resits –resources, guides and scheme of work, to aid one year delivery of the GCSE (9-1) qualification.

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June 2016

GCSE provisional exam statistics for 2016 published

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20/07/17

Register your interest for a new interactive two-, three- or five-year scheme of work.

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14/11/16

Draft specifications for A level 2017 re-submitted to Ofqual

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July 2016

GCSE Specification, Sample Assessment Materials and Assessment Guidance

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July 2016

Specimen papers, practice papers and classroom tests. Mock papers will be securely published (for Edexel centres) in October 2016

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Training from Pearson Edexcel

CPD can be accessed via Training from Pearson, - including online (live or pre-recorded) and face-to-face events.

July 2016

Mathematics Collaborative Networks are free local teaching networks to help support, train and share best practice with maths teachers. Network meetings run throughout the year in over 40 hub centres

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Edexcel Curriculum Delivery historical information –

11/10/16

Edexcel GCSE (1-9) Maths free secure mock exam service to help track student progress and compare to other schools and colleges.

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Oct 2016

Edexcel are running Mock Marking Training events this term.

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Eduqas

Eduqas’ (9-1) GCSE page

18/01/2018

November grade boundaries for the first cohort of re-sits taking the GCSE 9-1.

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18/01/2018

November GCSE results for first cohort of re-sit students taking the new GCSE 9-1.

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27/01/17

Question Bank: free online question paper builder which enables teachers to create tailored test papers, similar to real exams, from a pool of past examination questions.

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28/10/16

Introducing the new GCSE 9-1 grading.

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Oct 2016

Eduqas has an Online Exam Review tool to see which questions proved to be the most challenging in previous exam series.

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28/09/16

Training for 2016/17 announced. Dates to book.

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Sept 2016

Eduqas training can be accessed by the training pages.

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August 2016

Eduqas examiners reports for GCSE.

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09/11/15

Eduqas launchs the UK's first free online question paper builder.

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Sept 2016

Eduqas have made the decision not to offer the new AS/A level qualification.

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Sept 2016

Eduqas training can be accessed by the training pages.

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August 2016

Eduqas examiners report for summer 2016 AS/A levels.

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09/11/15

Eduqas launchs the UK's first free online question paper builder.

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Eduqas’ Core Maths page

Eduqas Primary historical information –

Eduqas KS3 historical information –

18/01/2018

November grade boundaries for the first cohort of re-sits taking the GCSE 9-1.

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18/01/2018

November GCSE results for first cohort of re-sit students taking the new GCSE 9-1.

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Oct 2016

For teachers working with students who will be retaking the 9-1 GCSE in one year, Eduquas offer specialised training in the Spring term.

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Eduqas Curriculum Content historical information –

Training from Eduqas

Eduqas training can be accessed by the training pages.

Oct 2016

For teachers working with students who will be retaking the 9-1 GCSE in one year, Eduquas offer specialised training in the Spring term.

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28/09/16

Training for 2016/17 announced. Dates to book.

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06/07/16

Eduqas publishes its CPD training timetable for the upcoming autumn term.

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Eduqas Curriculum Delivery historical information –

27/01/17

Question Bank: free online question paper builder which enables teachers to create tailored test papers, similar to real exams, from a pool of past examination questions.

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OCR

OCR’s (9-1) GCSE page

10/05/2018

GCSE maths (9 to 1) printable formula guide for students.

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18/01/2018

November grade boundaries and grades awarded for the first cohort of re-sits taking the GCSE 9-1

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18/01/2018

Introducing revised OCR Level 3 Additional Maths. Designed to be studied alongside GCSE as enrichment to GCSE rather than acceleration to A level content.

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21/02/17

OCR blog explaining how Entry Level maths can motivate and lead to GCSE.

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29/11/16

Link to new OCR customisable question bank and old topic-by-topic quizzes to help you and your students prepare for the new Maths (2017) GCSE.

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Nov 2016

OCR hosting free regional maths networks in Nov/Dec for updates on GCSE, A level, Core Maths and Entry level.

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Nov 2016

New exam builder platform nearly ready. Early access for testing and feedback can be gained by contacting APAS.commissions@ocr.org.uk

05/10/16

OCR guide on moving from modular to linear courses (GCSE, AS and A level). Maths content on pages 35 to 42.

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Oct 2016

OCR has Q&A webinars available on the new GCSE.

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08/09/16

'Total Maths' newsletter – first edition of the new term published with updates and news.

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07/09/16

Back to School with OCR – information on new courses, updates and CPD for the new school year.

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25/08/16

GCSE and other L2 provisional exam statistics for 2016 published.

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July 2016

The CPD Hub for OCR qualifications shows where upcoming courses can be booked on to and has documents from past courses.

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July 2016

GCSE Sample Assessment materials:

We have sets of papers to download straight from the OCR GCSE (9-1) Maths webpage, they can be found in the ‘Assessment Materials’ section.

We also have a third set available to download for OCR centres (so students don’t have access to them) via our Interchange site.

A fourth set of papers will be available for secure download later in the year.

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July 2016

New GCSE – FAQs from teachers: Responses for comparison (from all 3 main boards). Everything from delivery and support, through the new problem-solving requirements, to grade boundaries and predictions

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08/06/16

Resit arrangements for ‘legacy’ GCSEs, AS and A Levels.

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27/05/16

Marking reviews and appeals: what does this mean for you?
– updated information to reflect Ofqual’s changes to make the process of addressing concerns about a student’s GCSE, AS or A level mark 'clearer, more consistent and fairer'.

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19/05/16

"And now you may begin" – the story of an exam paper
Detail of the process of creating questions & mark schemes, marking, moderating, grading and awarding for a given exam series.

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OCR’s new AS/A level page

19/02/18

OCR new delivery guides for Further Maths topics

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07/06/17

Clarification of which calculators are permissible for OCR A level maths EXAMINATIONS

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08/05/17

OCR explain why they have put mechanics and statistics on different papers.

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25/04/17

Specifications for the now accredited OCR A Level Further Maths B (MEI).

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12/04/17

OCR AS and A Level Further Mathematics A are now accredited for first teaching in September 2017.

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26/01/17

The new OCR AS and A level Mathematics A specification have been accredited: link to Mathematics A page with specifications.

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17/01/17

The new OCR A level Mathematics B (MEI) specification for first teaching in 2017 have been accredited: link to specifications.

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16/01/17

The new OCR AS level Mathematics B (MEI) specification has been accredited: link to specifications.

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16/01/17

Linear A Level Maths Conferences 2017. Free at 5 locations.

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14/12/16

Book a (free) place at OCR’s 2017 Linear A Level Maths Conferences. Information about “the most significant changes to the teaching of A Level maths for over 16 years”.

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Dec 2016

A blog describing the changes in new A Level Mathematics and Further Mathematics specifications in more detail starting with four areas including moving to linear and teaching mechanics for the first time.

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Nov 2016

New exam builder platform nearly ready. Early access for testing and feedback can be gained by contacting APAS.commissions@ocr.org.uk

Nov 2016

Invitation to complete a short survey to help OCR tailor support for new Further Maths A level.

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Nov 2016

OCR hosting free regional maths networks in Nov/Dec for updates on GCSE, A level, Core Maths and Entry level.

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05/10/16

OCR guide on moving from modular to linear courses (GCSE, AS and A level). Maths content on pages 35 to 42.

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21/09/16

OCR’s Darren Macey blogs about Ofqual’s response to their AS/A levelspecification submission.

An update on the new AS and A Level Maths and Further Maths Qualifications following Ofqual’s review of OCR submissions for the new courses.

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08/09/16

'Total Maths' newsletter – first edition of the new term published with updates and news.

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07/09/16

Back to School with OCR – information on new courses, updates and CPD for the new school year.

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18/08/16

AS/A level and other L3 provisional exam statistics for 2016 published (inc Core Maths).

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July 2016

The CPD Hub for OCR qualifications shows where upcoming courses can be booked on to and has documents from past courses.

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08/06/16

Resit arrangements for ‘legacy’ GCSEs, AS and A Levels.

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27/05/16

Marking reviews and appeals: what does this mean for you?
– updated information to reflect Ofqual’s changes to make the process of addressing concerns about a student’s GCSE, AS or A level mark 'clearer, more consistent and fairer'.

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19/05/16

"And now you may begin" – the story of an exam paper
Detail of the process of creating questions & mark schemes, marking, moderating, grading and awarding for a given exam series.

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OCR’s Core Maths page

Nov 2016

OCR hosting free regional maths networks in Nov/Dec for updates on GCSE, A level, Core Maths and Entry level.

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08/09/16

'Total Maths' newsletter – first edition of the new term published with updates and news.

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07/09/16

Back to School with OCR – information on new courses, updates and CPD for the new school year.

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18/08/16

AS/A level and other L3 provisional exam statistics for 2016 published (inc Core Maths).

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27/05/16

Marking reviews and appeals: what does this mean for you?
– updated information to reflect Ofqual’s changes to make the process of addressing concerns about a student’s GCSE, AS or A level mark 'clearer, more consistent and fairer'.

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19/05/16

"And now you may begin" – the story of an exam paper
Detail of the process of creating questions & mark schemes, marking, moderating, grading and awarding for a given exam series.

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OCR Primary historical information –

OCR KS3 historical information –

10/05/2018

GCSE maths (9 to 1) printable formula guide for students.

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18/01/2018

November grade boundaries and grades awarded for the first cohort of re-sits taking the GCSE 9-1

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Nov 2016

New exam builder platform nearly ready. Early access for testing and feedback can be gained by contacting APAS.commissions@ocr.org.uk

08/09/16

'Total Maths' newsletter – first edition of the new term published with updates and news.

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07/09/16

Back to School with OCR – information on new courses, updates and CPD for the new school year.

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25/08/16

GCSE and other L2 provisional exam statistics for 2016 published.

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July 2016

Targeted resources for GCSE resit due at a later date. Current indications are that most resit students in summer 2017 will retake the legacy specifications rather than the new GCSE (9-1) maths. The maths 16-19 funding conditions indicate that the retake grade will be phased from grade 4 (in 17/18 & 18/19) to grade 5.

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08/06/16

Resit arrangements for ‘legacy’ GCSEs, AS and A Levels.

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27/05/16

Marking reviews and appeals: what does this mean for you?
– updated information to reflect Ofqual’s changes to make the process of addressing concerns about a student’s GCSE, AS or A level mark 'clearer, more consistent and fairer'.

Find out more

19/05/16

"And now you may begin" – the story of an exam paper
Detail of the process of creating questions & mark schemes, marking, moderating, grading and awarding for a given exam series.

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26/01/17

The new OCR AS and A level Mathematics A specification have been accredited: link to Mathematics A page with specifications.

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17/01/17

The new OCR A level Mathematics B (MEI) specification for first teaching in 2017 have been accredited: link to specifications.

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16/01/17

The new OCR AS level Mathematics B (MEI) specification has been accredited: link to specifications.

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14/12/16

Book a (free) place at OCR’s 2017 Linear A Level Maths Conferences. Information about “the most significant changes to the teaching of A Level maths for over 16 years”.

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Dec 2016

A blog describing the changes in new A Level Mathematics and Further Mathematics specifications in more detail starting with four areas including moving to linear and teaching mechanics for the first time.

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29/11/16

Link to new OCR customisable question bank and old topic-by-topic quizzes to help you and your students prepare for the new Maths (2017) GCSE.

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Nov 2016

OCR hosting free regional maths networks in Nov/Dec for updates on GCSE, A level, Core Maths and Entry level.

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05/10/16

OCR guide on moving from modular to linear courses (GCSE, AS and A level). Maths content on pages 35 to 42.

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July 2016

GCSE Sample Assessment materials:

We have sets of papers to download straight from the OCR GCSE (9-1) Maths webpage, they can be found in the ‘Assessment Materials’ section.

We also have a third set available to download for OCR centres (so students don’t have access to them) via our Interchange site.

A fourth set of papers will be available for secure download later in the year.

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CPD Hub for OCR qualifications

The CPD Hub for OCR qualifications shows where upcoming courses can be booked on to and has documents from past courses.

16/01/17

Linear A Level Maths Conferences 2017. Free at 5 locations.

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14/12/16

Book a (free) place at OCR’s 2017 Linear A Level Maths Conferences. Information about “the most significant changes to the teaching of A Level maths for over 16 years”.

Find out more

Nov 2016

OCR hosting free regional maths networks in Nov/Dec for updates on GCSE, A level, Core Maths and Entry level.

Find out more

Oct 2016

OCR has Q&A webinars available on the new GCSE.

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14/12/16

Book a (free) place at OCR’s 2017 Linear A Level Maths Conferences. Information about “the most significant changes to the teaching of A Level maths for over 16 years”.

Find out more

Dec 2016

A blog describing the changes in new A Level Mathematics and Further Mathematics specifications in more detail starting with four areas including moving to linear and teaching mechanics for the first time.

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Nov 2016

OCR hosting free regional maths networks in Nov/Dec for updates on GCSE, A level, Core Maths and Entry level.

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Nov 2016

OCR hosting free regional maths networks in Nov/Dec for updates on GCSE, A level, Core Maths and Entry level.

Find out more

27/05/16

Marking reviews and appeals: what does this mean for you?
– updated information to reflect Ofqual’s changes to make the process of addressing concerns about a student’s GCSE, AS or A level mark 'clearer, more consistent and fairer'.

Find out more

19/05/16

"And now you may begin" – the story of an exam paper
Detail of the process of creating questions & mark schemes, marking, moderating, grading and awarding for a given exam series.

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NCETM

11/10/18

NCETM conducts “An Audience with the GCSE Exam Boards” reporting on GCSE maths summer 2018.

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09/02/18

Secondary maths teachers wanted to train as Mastery Specialists

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NCETM Director welcomes new money, announced in the Autumn Budget, for schools/colleges to increase their numbers studying maths beyond GCSE

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16/11/17

NCETM launches new, regular podcast. In the first episode, NCETM Director, Charlie Stripp is challenged by two secondary maths teachers to defend his assertion that a Grade 5 at GCSE is good enough to study A level.

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19/10/16

New blog from Charlie Stripp about marking and feedback.

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18/09/16

Comment and analysis of GCSE results from NCETM.

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24/06/16

Conversations between the NCETM and the exam boards about GCSE changes.

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06/06/16

A maths subject leader describes how he’s preparing for the new GCSE.

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22/11/17

NCETM Director welcomes new money, announced in the Autumn Budget, for schools/colleges to increase their numbers studying maths beyond GCSE

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19/09/17

NCETM Director, Charlie Stripp, reflects on emerging landscape of post-16 Maths following the Smith Review, particularly addressing concerns about participation rates. He argues that students with GCSE grade 5 should be able to tackle A level Maths

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17/08/17

NCETM welcomes continued strength of A level Maths entries and results

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19/10/16

New blog from Charlie Stripp about marking and feedback.

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18/09/16

Comment and analysis of A level results from NCETM.

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22/11/17

NCETM Director welcomes new money, announced in the Autumn Budget, for schools/colleges to increase their numbers studying maths beyond GCSE

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19/09/17

NCETM Director, Charlie Stripp, reflects on emerging landscape of post-16 Maths following the Smith Review, particularly addressing concerns about participation rates. He argues that students with GCSE grade 5 should be able to tackle A level Maths

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10/10/16

Article written by a teacher with tips on recruiting to Core Maths courses.

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09/02/18

Primary maths teachers wanted to train as Mastery Specialists

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19/10/16

New blog from Charlie Stripp about marking and feedback.

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08/09/16

Assessment Materials to support teaching for mastery in primary schools are updated. Secondary teachers may find the Year 5 and 6 video materials useful in setting an appropriate curriculum for new Year 7s.

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10/08/16

What can we learn from the KS1 and KS2 tests? Secondary teachers may find the article useful in setting an appropriate curriculum for new Year 7s.

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07/07/16

Nine short bullet points to summarise maths teaching for mastery. Secondary teachers may find this description (written for primary teachers) useful in setting an appropriate curriculum for new Year 7s.

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11/04/16

NCETM produces marking guidance for primary maths teachers.

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09/02/18

Secondary maths teachers wanted to train as Mastery Specialists

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November 2017

Assessing Mastery in the Mathematics National Curriculum in Key Stage Three

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19/10/16

New blog from Charlie Stripp about marking and feedback.

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15/09/16

Opportunity for KS3 teachers to take part in Mathematical Reasoning workshop, preparing for the increased reasoning demand of the new curriculum.

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08/09/16

Assessment Materials to support teaching for mastery in primary schools are updated. Secondary teachers may find the Year 5 and 6 video materials useful in setting an appropriate curriculum for new Year 7s.

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10/08/16

What can we learn from the KS1 and KS2 tests? Secondary teachers may find the article useful in setting an appropriate curriculum for new Year 7s.

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07/07/16

Nine short bullet points to summarise maths teaching for mastery. Secondary teachers may find this description (written for primary teachers) useful in setting an appropriate curriculum for new Year 7s.

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11/10/18

NCETM conducts “An Audience with the GCSE Exam Boards” reporting on GCSE maths summer 2018.

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09/02/18

Secondary maths teachers wanted to train as Mastery Specialists

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22/11/17

NCETM Director welcomes new money, announced in the Autumn Budget, for schools/colleges to increase their numbers studying maths beyond GCSE

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30/03/16

Series of five webinars to support teachers/managers in delivery of GCSE resit programmes.

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10/08/16

What can we learn from the KS1 and KS2 tests? Secondary teachers may find the article useful in setting an appropriate curriculum for new Year 7s.

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24/06/16

Conversations between the NCETM and the exam boards about GCSE changes.

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06/06/16

A maths subject leader describes how he’s preparing for the new GCSE.

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09/02/18

Primary and Secondary maths teachers wanted to train as Mastery Specialists

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03/11/16

New cohort for PD Lead development (Advanced Mathematics).

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15/09/16

Opportunity for KS3 teachers to take part in Mathematical Reasoning workshop, preparing for the increased reasoning demand of the new curriculum.

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09/02/18

Primary and Secondary maths teachers wanted to train as Mastery Specialists

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10/10/16

Secondary marking guidance from NCETM is published.

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15/09/16

Opportunity for KS3 teachers to take part in Mathematical Reasoning workshop, preparing for the increased reasoning demand of the new curriculum.

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08/09/16

Assessment Materials to support teaching for mastery in primary schools are updated. Secondary teachers may find the Year 5 and 6 video materials useful in setting an appropriate curriculum for new Year 7s.

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07/07/16

Nine short bullet points to summarise maths teaching for mastery. Secondary teachers may find this description (written for primary teachers) useful in setting an appropriate curriculum for new Year 7s.

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06/06/16

A maths subject leader describes how he’s preparing for the new GCSE.

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19/10/16

New blog post from NCETM Director, Charlie Stripp on marking.

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10/10/16

Secondary marking guidance from NCETM is published.

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08/09/16

Assessment Materials to support teaching for mastery in primary schools are updated. Secondary teachers may find the Year 5 and 6 video materials useful in setting an appropriate curriculum for new Year 7s.

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11/04/16

NCETM produces marking guidance for primary maths teachers.

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Subject
Associations

19/09/18

The AMET, ATM, MA, NAMA and NANIMAC joint proposal for a single mathematics subject association

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03/11/17

Response to the Functional Skills consultation. ATM has worked with the other classroom facing mathematics subject associations as MMSA) to prepare a response to the DfE functional skills content consultation.

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27/11/17

MA president Jenny Golding writes a discussion paper around the proposal to merge the classroom-facing professional associations.

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29/09/17

The “classroom facing” subject associations (AMET, ATM, MA, NAMA and NANAMIC) are discussing a proposal for the creation of a single mathematics subject association to combine the work of all five organisations. They are calling for teachers’ views on the proposal.

03/01/17

A two-page summary by the Mathematical Association (MA) of the recently-published findings of the 2015 TIMSS and PISA international comparative studies.

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16/06/16

Association of Teachers of Mathematics (ATM) response to Ofqual's consultation on grading GCSEs, asking that the tailored approach is not used for mathematics and English as it will make getting grade 9 on GCSE mathematics harder than other GCSEs.

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06/01/16

ATM responds to Ofqual's consultation on calculators in GCSEs and GCEs.

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19/09/18

The AMET, ATM, MA, NAMA and NANIMAC joint proposal for a single mathematics subject association

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27/11/17

MA president Jenny Golding writes a discussion paper around the proposal to merge the classroom-facing professional associations.

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29/09/17

The “classroom facing” subject associations (AMET, ATM, MA, NAMA and NANAMIC) are discussing a proposal for the creation of a single mathematics subject association to combine the work of all five organisations. They are calling for teachers’ views on the proposal.

08/09/17

The Minister for School Standards, Nick Gibb, has replied to the MA's letter to him re Smith Review of post-16 Mathematics.

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04/05/17

If your institution offers A-level mathematics, The Mathematical Association invites you to complete a survey about uptake numbers for next year.

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01/02/16

Joint MA/ATM response to Ofqual consultaion on GCSE and A level resits.

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06/01/16

ATM responds to Ofqual's consultation on calculators in GCSEs and GCEs.

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06/01/16

ATM responds to Ofqual's consultations on reforms to A level and AS level Maths and Further Maths.

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19/09/18

The AMET, ATM, MA, NAMA and NANIMAC joint proposal for a single mathematics subject association

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27/11/17

MA president Jenny Golding writes a discussion paper around the proposal to merge the classroom-facing professional associations.

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08/09/17

The Minister for School Standards, Nick Gibb, has replied to the MA's letter to him re Smith Review of post-16 Mathematics.

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19/09/18

The AMET, ATM, MA, NAMA and NANIMAC joint proposal for a single mathematics subject association

Find out more

27/11/17

MA president Jenny Golding writes a discussion paper around the proposal to merge the classroom-facing professional associations.

Find out more

29/09/17

The “classroom facing” subject associations (AMET, ATM, MA, NAMA and NANAMIC) are discussing a proposal for the creation of a single mathematics subject association to combine the work of all five organisations. They are calling for teachers’ views on the proposal.

03/01/17

A two-page summary by the Mathematical Association (MA) of the recently-published findings of the 2015 TIMSS and PISA international comparative studies.

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Oct 2016

Education Select Inquiry into Key Stage 2 Tests 2016: Mathematics. Response to the mathematics tests at the end of Key Stage 2 in 2016.

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07/07/16

The Mathematical Association (MA) comments on KS2 SATs results.

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28/06/16

Subject associations publish letter from DfE responding to concerns about Year 7 progress checks.

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10/06/16

Joint letter from the subject associations to Nicky Morgan expressing concerns about Year 7 progress checks.

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23/12/15

The National Association of Mathematics Advisers (NAMA) produce a document describing ‘the five myths of mastery’.

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19/09/18

The AMET, ATM, MA, NAMA and NANIMAC joint proposal for a single mathematics subject association

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27/11/17

The ATM/MA joint primary working group met with Schools Minister Nick Gibb on 1 November 2017

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27/11/17

MA president Jenny Golding writes a discussion paper around the proposal to merge the classroom-facing professional associations.

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29/09/17

The “classroom facing” subject associations (AMET, ATM, MA, NAMA and NANAMIC) are discussing a proposal for the creation of a single mathematics subject association to combine the work of all five organisations. They are calling for teachers’ views on the proposal.

03/01/17

A two-page summary by the Mathematical Association (MA) of the recently-published findings of the 2015 TIMSS and PISA international comparative studies.

Find out more

24/10/16

Subject associations: MMSA (meeting of maths subject associations) 24 Oct 2016.

Read Nick Gibb’s response to MMSA letter regarding Y7 progress checks – now NOT to be introduced.

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Oct 2016

Education Select Inquiry into Key Stage 2 Tests 2016: Mathematics. Response to the mathematics tests at the end of Key Stage 2 in 2016.

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19/07/16

Subject Associations MMSA(Meeting of maths subject associations) 19 July 2016.

Read MMSA letter to Justine Greening regarding concerns over proposed Y7 progress check.

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07/07/16

The Mathematical Association (MA) comments on KS2 SATs results.

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28/06/16

Subject associations publish letter from DfE responding to concerns about Year 7 progress checks.

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10/06/16

Joint letter from the subject associations to Nicky Morgan expressing concerns about Year 7 progress checks.

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23/12/15

The National Association of Mathematics Advisers (NAMA) produce a document describing ‘the five myths of mastery’.

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19/09/18

The AMET, ATM, MA, NAMA and NANIMAC joint proposal for a single mathematics subject association

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03/11/17

Response to the Functional Skills consultation. ATM has worked with the other classroom facing mathematics subject associations as MMSA) to prepare a response to the DfE functional skills content consultation.

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27/11/17

MA president Jenny Golding writes a discussion paper around the proposal to merge the classroom-facing professional associations.

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08/09/17

The Minister for School Standards, Nick Gibb, has replied to the MA's letter to him re Smith Review of post-16 Mathematics.

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01/02/16

Joint MA/ATM response to Ofqual consultaion on GCSE and A level resits.

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Subject Associations Curriculum Content historical information –

19/09/18

The AMET, ATM, MA, NAMA and NANIMAC joint proposal for a single mathematics subject association

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03/01/17

A two-page summary by the Mathematical Association (MA) of the recently-published findings of the 2015 TIMSS and PISA international comparative studies.

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31/10/16

ATM 2017 Conference plenary abstracts and booking now available.

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23/12/15

The National Association of Mathematics Advisers (NAMA) produce a document describing ‘the five myths of mastery’.

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Subject Associations Marking and giving feedback historical information –

Other
Bodies

28/09/18

University of Nottingham research update for the project “Mathematics in Further Education Colleges” (MiFEC). Summer Update 2018

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13/09/18

A video with teacher and student voices describing “what core maths is”.

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29/11/17

You are invited to take part in the MEI survey on the uptake of mathematics AS/A levels and Core Maths by 13 December

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24/08/17

MEI’s summary of the 2017 GCSE Maths results

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20/02/17

The MEI newsletter includes a view on the direction of post-16 maths education policy.

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January 2017

London Mathematical Society - CPD grants available for teachers to attend one or two day conferences/events that are specifically mathematical (including updating on mathematics curriculum reform).

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22/06/16

The Advisory Committee on Mathematics Education publish a report on assessing problem solving, including recommendations for Ofqual and the STA.

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14/06/16

Mathematics in Education and Industry (MEI) publishes position paper on the new GCSE, offering concern around the support offered to teachers in implementing the changes.

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18/03/16

The Institute of Education publishes a report on the wider effects of introducing Further Maths in a school or college.

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FMSP's A level page
MEI's AS/A level page

13/09/18

A video with teacher and student voices describing “what core maths is”.

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16/08/18

New FFT Education Datalab allows interactive exploration of national trends in exam results

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16/08/18

National results for A/AS level Maths and Further Maths, and also Core Maths – with analysis from MEI

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04/05/18

Executive Summary of MEI survey: Investigating the impact of curriculum and funding changes on Level 3 mathematics uptake

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05/04/18

MEI to manage the new Advanced Mathematics Support Programme, or AMSP, to support level 3 mathematics, including AS and A level Mathematics and Further Mathematics, and Core Maths qualifications.

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16/03/18

MEI report on “Investigating the impact of curriculum and funding changes on Level 3 mathematics uptake” and finds that AS/A level Maths numbers appear to have dropped in 2017/18 and entry requirements have been raised in many institutions (exact figures not yet available).

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08/03/18

MEI Chief Executive’s response to Ofqual consultation on Advanced Extension Award (scroll down to the red text of MEI’s response). The consultation is now closed.

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29/11/17

You are invited to take part in the MEI survey on the uptake of mathematics AS/A levels and Core Maths by 13 December

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26/09/17

Page 3 of MEI newsletter asks: Can students take the reformed AS Further Mathematics if they have taken or are taking the legacy A level Mathematics?

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28/07/17

Helpful, impartial summary from MEI of changes to AS/A level specifications, covering all boards with links to more information and support’

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27/03/17

Spring newsletter reports on how the number of Maths A level entries compare with other subjects and UCL Institute of Education investigation on ‘How are early career mathematics teachers are inducted into teaching A level?’

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10/03/17

MEI sets out its priorities for the future of post-16 maths education at a parliamentary reception, covering A level, Core Maths, GCSE resit and the supply of specialist teachers.

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08/03/17

A report by UCL IoE provides useful insights into how five schools/colleges have succeeded in encouraging greater proportions of girls to study A level Mathematics.

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01/03/17

MEI has produced a scheme of work for the new A level starting in 2017.

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20/02/17

The MEI newsletter includes a view on the direction of post-16 maths education policy.

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20/01/17

The National STEM Centre is running a four day summer school, for teachers new to teaching A-level mathematics. Free of charge (bursary).

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January 2017

London Mathematical Society - CPD grants available for teachers to attend one or two day conferences/events that are specifically mathematical (including updating on mathematics curriculum reform).

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18/08/16

The Further Maths Support Programme response to A level results.

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22/06/16

The Advisory Committee on Mathematics Education publish a report on assessing problem solving, including recommendations for Ofqual and the STA.

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18/03/16

The Institute of Education publishes a report on the wider effects of introducing Further Maths in a school or college.

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22/01/16

Mathematics in Education and Industry (MEI) offer a video presentation detailing changes to AS and A level maths.

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15/01/16

The Advisory Committee on Mathematics Education response to Ofqual consultation on AS and A level maths and further maths.

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13/09/18

A video with teacher and student voices describing “what core maths is”.

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16/08/18

National results for A/AS level Maths and Further Maths, and also Core Maths – with analysis from MEI

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04/05/18

Executive Summary of MEI survey: Investigating the impact of curriculum and funding changes on Level 3 mathematics uptake

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05/04/18

MEI to manage the new Advanced Mathematics Support Programme, or AMSP, to support level 3 mathematics, including AS and A level Mathematics and Further Mathematics, and Core Maths qualifications.

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29/11/17

You are invited to take part in the MEI survey on the uptake of mathematics AS/A levels and Core Maths by 13 December

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10/03/17

MEI sets out its priorities for the future of post-16 maths education at a parliamentary reception, covering A level, Core Maths, GCSE resit and the supply of specialist teachers.

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20/02/17

The MEI newsletter includes a view on the direction of post-16 maths education policy.

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30/08/16

Core Maths Support Programme produces a set of videos offering different perspectives of Core Maths including a parent’s and a school leader’s viewpoint.

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09/08/16

Core Maths Support Programme publishes a video showing the benefits of Core Maths.

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22/06/16

The Advisory Committee on Mathematics Education publish a report on assessing problem solving, including recommendations for Ofqual and the STA.

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02/11/18

New EEF (Education Endowment Foundation) research: Low-cost tutoring can boost struggling pupils’ maths results by +3 months.

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22/03/18

An Education Endowment Foundation report has clear implications for teachers: they need to teach pupils how to use calculators.

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13/11/17

The guidance report Improving Mathematics in Key Stages 2 & 3 written by EEF, offers eight practical, evidence-based recommendations that are relevant to all pupils, but particularly to those struggling with their mathematics

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January 2017

London Mathematical Society - CPD grants available for teachers to attend one or two day conferences/events that are specifically mathematical (including updating on mathematics curriculum reform).

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06/09/16

KS2 test dates for 2017, 2018 and 2019 are available.

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02/11/18

New EEF (Education Endowment Foundation) research: Low-cost tutoring can boost struggling pupils’ maths results by +3 months.

Full report

22/03/18

An Education Endowment Foundation report has clear implications for teachers: they need to teach pupils how to use calculators.

Find out more

13/11/17

The guidance report Improving Mathematics in Key Stages 2 & 3 written by EEF, offers eight practical, evidence-based recommendations that are relevant to all pupils, but particularly to those struggling with their mathematics

Find out more

January 2017

London Mathematical Society - CPD grants available for teachers to attend one or two day conferences/events that are specifically mathematical (including updating on mathematics curriculum reform).

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22/06/16

The Advisory Committee on Mathematics Education publish a report on assessing problem solving, including recommendations for Ofqual and the STA.

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15/11/18

Contextualising post-16 GCSE Mathematics: a toolkit from MEI for both specialist maths teaching practitioners and vocational teaching practitioners who wish to embed maths in their delivery

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28/09/18

University of Nottingham research update for the project “Mathematics in Further Education Colleges” (MiFEC). Summer Update 2018

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24/08/17

MEI’s summary of the 2017 GCSE Maths results

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24/03/17

A new EEF funded project is being carried out by MEI, to investigate the impact of contextualisation in the teaching and learning of resit GCSE English and Mathematics.

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10/03/17

MEI sets out its priorities for the future of post-16 maths education at a parliamentary reception, covering A level, Core Maths, GCSE resit and the supply of specialist teachers.

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28/07/17

Helpful, impartial summary from MEI of changes to AS/A level specifications, covering all boards with links to more information and support’

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22/06/16

The Advisory Committee on Mathematics Education publish a report on assessing problem solving, including recommendations for Ofqual and the STA.

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20/01/17

The National STEM Centre is running a four day summer school, for teachers new to teaching A-level mathematics. Free of charge (bursary).

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January 2017

London Mathematical Society - CPD grants available for teachers to attend one or two day conferences/events that are specifically mathematical (including updating on mathematics curriculum reform).

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28/09/16

The Association of teachers of Mathematics Conference paper booking form is available to download.

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13/09/16

Online booking now open for the Maths Association Annual Conference.

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14/06/16

Mathematics in Education and Industry (MEI) publishes position paper on the new GCSE, offering concern around the support offered to teachers in implementing the changes.

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20/01/17

The National STEM Centre is running a four day summer school, for teachers new to teaching A-level mathematics. Free of charge (bursary).

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22/06/16

The Advisory Committee on Mathematics Education publish a report on assessing problem solving, including recommendations for Ofqual and the STA.

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Nov 2016

Research report into the efficacy of on-line maths homework.

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14 November 2016 18:34
Good idea!
By heather565
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