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The Maths IGCSE course gently guides the student through basic mathematical skills, progressing onto more advanced material as the student’s skills and abilities develop. Each lesson begins with a set of clearly stated objectives and an explanation of its place in the overall programme of study.

IGCSE Mathematics provides an excellent foundation for:

  • Students who want to continue their studies at AS and A Level and beyond
  • Students who need Mathematics to complement other subjects
  • Students who need a final qualification in Mathematics

The OHS course enables students to:

  • Develop their knowledge and understanding of mathematical concepts and techniques
  • Acquire a foundation of mathematical skills for further study in the subject or related areas
  • Enjoy using and applying mathematical techniques and concepts, and become confident to use mathematics to solve problems
  • Appreciate the importance of mathematics in society, employment and study

There are 12 Modules in this home educated course:

  • Module 1: Numbers
  • Module 2: Money
  • Module 3: Measurement
  • Module 4: Basic Algebra
  • Module 5: Basic Geometry
  • Module 6: Further Geometry and Trigonometry; Probability
  • Module 7: Graphwork and Statistics
  • Module 8: Probability and Experimental Work
  • Module 9: Further Numbers and Equations
  • Module 10: Advanced Geometry and Trigonometry
  • Module 11: Further Graphwork, Statistics and Number Work
  • Module 12: Your Exam

There are 53 Lessons and 12 Tutor-Marked Assignments (TMA’s), two of which are mock exams.

Assessment comprises two papers marked by Edexcel. Each paper is assessed by a two-hour written examination. There is no coursework. Students have the option to sit either a higher tier or foundation tier exam.

Maths IGCSE and Home Education FAQs

Oxford Home Schooling’s Maths IGCSE course is designed to prepare students for the Edexcel IGCSE in Mathematics (Specification A, 4MA1) for examination in June 2018 and later years. The GCSE Maths course is also available for exams in June 2018 and later years.

When you start your course with us you will agree an examination date or dates with your Student Adviser.  Your support period is then up to this examination date.

The course is designed to be accessible to students who have usually studied Maths up to and including Key Stage 3 Year 9.

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