### GCSE Edexcel

Maths

# 2015 Edexcel Specification

##### 1) GCSE Edexcel Past Papers Higher Tier

##### 2) GCSE Edexcel Exam Questions by Topic Higher Tier

All higher tier past paper questions are organised here by topic. (From 2015 to 2022)

##### Number

##### Shape

##### Algebra

##### Statistics and Probability

##### 3) GCSE Edexcel Past Papers Foundation Tier

##### 4) GCSE Edexcel Exam Questions by Topic Foundation Tier

All foundation tier past paper questions are organised here by topic. (From 2015 to 2022)

##### Number

##### Shape

##### Algebra

##### Statistics and Probability

##### 5) Key Info for 2024/25 GCSE Edexcel Exams

When is the Autumn Edexcel GCSE maths exam?

Paper 1 is on Wednesday 6th November 2024, paper 2 is on Friday 8th November 2024 and paper 3 is on Monday 11th November 2024. The higher tier and foundation tier exams take place at the same time and are in the morning.

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When is the Summer Edexcel GCSE maths exam?

Paper 1 is on Thursday 15th May 2025, paper 2 is on Wednesday 4th June 2025 and paper 3 is on Wednesday 11th June 2025. The higher tier and foundation tier exams take place at the same time and are in the morning.

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What grade do you need to pass GCSE maths?

A grade 4 is deemed a standard pass, while a grade 5 is a strong pass.

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What grade do you need to study A level maths?

Most sixth forms require a grade 7 at GCSE to enrol on an A level maths course, though it is ultimately at the sixth form's discretion.

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How many exams do you sit for Edexcel GCSE maths?

Three. Each paper is 90 minutes long. Each paper is 80 marks and comprises a third of your final maths grade.

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Is there coursework for GCSE Edexcel maths?

No.

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Can you use a calculator for the GCSE maths exam?

Paper 1 is non-calculator, paper 2 and paper 3 are calculator papers.