AS and A level Mathematics and Further Mathematics: January 2020 update
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.
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:
- The A level Mathematics specification - this now includes some further clarifying text and formulae. All details of updates can be found towards the front of the document.
- the guide to our support for AS/A level Mathematics (PDF, 2.8 MB)
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:
- Promoting a sense of calm during revision (PDF, 2.8 MB)
- Mindfulness for revision (PDF, 0.6 MB)
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.
- 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.