Summer 2021 exam support

No changes to Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9–1) Mathematics examinations for 2021.

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In August 2020, Ofqual confirmed there will be no changes to the Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9–1) Mathematics 2021 examination series. To read the full Ofqual consultation report please visit the government website.

We are supporting you and your students every step of the way with the 2021 examination series. You can find out more about all the support we have available in this handy GCSE (9–1) Maths Support document (PDF | 265 KB). Some of our highlights are below:

We are also working really hard to provide you with new support to help your students get back on track despite the ongoing impact of the Coronavirus outbreak. The following will be coming soon (links to the support will be listed below as it becomes available and we will let you know when further information is added):

  • transition for GCSE students going on to study A level Maths – this includes a range of videos, practice questions and exam questions to help students consolidate and sharpen their mathematical skills
  • a bank of themed topic tests for both Foundation (PDF, 0.2 MB) and Higher
  • posters that illustrate content that is new to the Foundation Tier, new to the Higher Tier, and crossover content
  • a Teacher Guide to accompany the posters to help exemplify how each new content area has been assessed
  • a new Mock Set 6.

We also have a huge range of existing catch up and knowledge strengthening support for Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9–1) Mathematics in our massively popular Maths Emporium. This includes:

  • themed papers
  • topic tests
  • baseline tests
  • shadow papers
  • Gold/Silver/Bronze papers
  • past exam papers
  • schemes.

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If you have any questions regarding the Ofqual consultation report, or any of our support, please get in touch which your subject advisor: