## What do I need to revise for GCSE maths?

These include:

- Structure and calculation.
- Fractions, decimals and percentages.
- Measures and accuracy.
- Algebra.
- Ratio, proportion and rates of changes.
- Geometry and measures.
- Probability.
- Statistics.

**What percentage do you need to pass higher maths GCSE?**

This grade is important since it forms the official “pass” of the GCSE qualification. This will most likely be attributable to a 68 – 85% in the Foundation Tier examinations or 23%+ in the Higher Tier examinations.

**What is higher tier GCSE maths?**

GCSE Mathematics has a Foundation tier (grades 1 – 5) and a Higher tier (grades 4 – 9). Students must take three question papers at the same tier. All question papers must be taken in the same series. The information in the table below is the same for both Foundation and Higher tiers.

### Are Maths GCSE hard?

The current GCSE is weaker than some other countries’ exams at stretching our high-attaining students. Looking back to the diagram at the top, you can also see that the new GCSEs (in red and orange) will be a bit more demanding – but they will still not match the pure mathematical complexity of questions elsewhere.

**What percentage of students get a 9 at GCSE maths?**

Number of GCSEs taken by 16-year-olds

Number of GCSEs taken | Number of students | percentage |
---|---|---|

8 | 150,500 | 24.6 |

9 | 165,950 | 27.1 |

10 | 78,850 | 12.9 |

11 | 12,450 | 2.0 |

**What will happen to GCSE 2021?**

The grades in 2021 will be determined by teachers and then, following quality assurance, the results will be issued by the exam boards, who remain accountable for the results. The exam boards will record the grades on certificates in the same way as in previous years.