As part of a continued drive to develop a curriculum that is diverse and challenging, from 2014 onwards Year 9 students can develop their algebraic skills by completing an Pearson Edexcel Award Level 2 course. This can be run alongside the GCSE Statistics course. The benefit, we feel, is that for any student to achieve their full mathematical potential they must be confident in this vital topic area. To this end, you devote part of year 9 to Algebra.
Attached is a course outline that is downloadable. It is an unfettered version of the one published by Pearson/Edexcel.
Possible outcomes may include an additional qualification which then may lead onto the Level 3 Algebra in Year 11.