First teaching September 2015, first examination Summer 2017, the new GCSE 2015 (9-1)has arrived!
The key changes are:
- A new grading system 9-1 (no more letters!)
- New assessments (3 examination papers, each 90 minutes, each 80 marks.. a total of 4.5hrs and 240 marks)
- Recategorised/redefined Strands (now 6 strands with multiple elements)
Although these pages are here to clarify the current situation, if you do have any further questions please contact the Maths department at your school who should have further detailed information.
A detailed New Specification has been produced by Pearson… Edexcel GCSE 2015 Specification
This is based on the official Department for Education Specification DfE GCSE 2015