AS and A level Mathematics and Further Mathematics: January 2020 update | Pearson qualifications

AS and A level Mathematics and Further Mathematics: January 2020 update

31 January 2020

Here's a round-up of this month's latest news and support to help you and your students make the most of our AS/A level Mathematics and Further Mathematics qualifications.

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Now online: new mock papers

Earlier this month, we launched a new set of mock papers for A level Mathematics* that you can use with your students.

These mocks reflect and exemplify some of the changes we're making to our questions papers from summer 2020 to improve students' experience of assessments.

If you haven't done so already, download the new mock papers* in PDF and Word format.

Updated content: free support, specification and guidance

As part of supporting you and your students every step of the way with our qualifications, we've been updating our specification, guidance and free support to ensure maximum clarity. 

You can now find online new versions of:

There's also the recently published Enhanced Content Guidance available to provide further details on aspects of the specification where you've told us you need them. 

Happening this term: network events

Our popular Maths Collaborative Network events will be taking place around the country throughout the autumn.

At these events, you can collaborate with colleagues, share ideas, discuss the issues most important to you, and get your questions answered. 

Visit the training events pages to find events near you and book your place. 

Now available: revision wellbeing infographics

In addition to creating content to aid the teaching and learning of our courses, we're also focused on supporting positive wellbeing in schools and colleges. 

As part of our #healthyhappyschools campaign, we've been inspired by our conversations with teachers, students, parents and experts, particularly when it comes to tackling exam stress. 

That's why we've created two infographics on: 

We wanted to share these as soon as they were available so you can use them in the best way for you and your students. We'll also be creating more support in the run-up to exams and beyond, and we'll keep you updated with any new content. 

Explore our revision wellbeing support

Coming soon...

  • mock papers for A level Further Maths
  • updated topic tests
  • more updates about the improvements we're making.

*Note: to ensure these papers were ready for January mocks, they've been uploaded without the full exam paper design. This means that elements such as graphs and tables may look a little different to normal. 

You’ll need your Edexcel Online username and password to access some of the materials. Your exams officer will be able to let you know your login details.


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