Cambridge IGCSE Additional Mathematics supports students in building competency, confidence and fluency in their use of techniques and mathematical understanding. This course helps learners to develop a feel for quantity, patterns and relationships. It provides a strong foundation of mathematical knowledge both for students studying mathematics at a higher level and those who will require mathematics to support skills in other subjects.
WHAT YOU WILL STUDY
The course will consolidate and extend your mathematical skills, and use these in the context of more advanced techniques. Further develop your knowledge of mathematical concepts and principles, and use this knowledge for problem solving. Support you to acquire a suitable foundation in mathematics for further study in the subject or in mathematics-related subjects. Develop your confidence to apply your mathematical skills and knowledge in appropriate situations. Finally, derive enjoyment and satisfaction from engaging in mathematical pursuits, and gain an appreciation of the elegance and usefulness of mathematics
HOW WILL YOU BE ASSESSED
All Candidates are entered at the same tier. The highest grade which will be awarded is grade A*. Calculators are permissible for both papers.
(grades A* – E)
WHAT THIS SUBJECT CAN LEAD TO
- Cambridge IGCSE Additional Mathematics provides a strong foundation of mathematical knowledge for candidates studying mathematics at a higher level. It is designed to stretch the most able candidates and provides a smooth transition to IB Mathematics Higher Level.
- Engineering, Statistician, Mathematics teacher, Credit Analyst, Banker, Actuary, Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Research Mathematics, Biomathematics, Cryptography
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Half Term 1
Set and Venn diagrams
Surds, indices and exponentials
There will be a written assessment twice a term including two mock exams. These assessments will be cumulative meaning all prior knowledge will be tested.
Provided text book
Half Term 2
Straight line graphs
The unit circle and radians
Half Term 3
Counting and the binomial expansion
Half Term 4
Introduction to differential calculus
Applications of differential calculus
Applications of integration
Half Term 5
Past exam Papers
Year 11 – Final IGCSE Exams
Half Term 6
FINAL IGCSE EXAMS