Content and assessment overview

Find out what students of our Edexcel Awards in Number and Measure will learn about, and how they’ll be assessed. 

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Content overview 

See below for a list of the topics covered.

  1. Integers
  2. Decimals
  3. Approximation
  4. Fractions
  5. Percentages
  6. Money
  7. Time
  8. Measures
  9. Area and perimeter
  10. Volume
  11. Tables and charts
  12. Ratio and proportion (Level 2 only).  

Assessment overview

Each Award is:

  • externally assessed through one written paper
  • available every summer
  • awarded as Pass or Unclassified
  • assessed through a 90-minute examination. The total number of marks for the paper is 80.

The examination is split into two sections:

  Section A
Section B
Duration  1 hour 30 minutes 
Total marks  50 marks  30 marks 
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