Topics omitted from the GCSE 2015

Below is a brief summary of key topics that have now been removed from the GCSE Mathematics content:

  • Writing numbers as words
  • Writing numbers from words
  • Recognise even and odd numbers
  • Recognise the relationship between recurring decimals and exact fractions
  • Use of systematic trial and improvement
  • Tessellation
  • Use of isometric grids
  • Convert Imperial to Imperial, Metric to Imperial, know rough equivalence
  • Design of questionnaires and criticise
  • Select and apply transformations of functions expressed algebraically
  • Use axes/coordinates to specify points in 2D/3D

For a more detailed overview please refer to DfE GCSE 2015.


2 thoughts on “Topics omitted from the GCSE 2015

    1. This page is about the new specification starting in 2015, first examination 2017. There are no changes to the examination sessions in 2015 or 2016.
      Hope that helps 🙂
      Ps that question would still appear in the new specification as currently proposed.


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