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# Changes to GCSE Maths 2015

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### Changes to GCSE Maths 2015

1. 1. @jamesgurung Changes to GCSEs for the current Year 8s
2. 2. Changes to grades and tiers A* A B C D E F G U 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 U
3. 3. Changes to targets and accountability FFTD Levels of progress A*-C
4. 4. Changes to assessment objectives Current New (F) AO1 AO2 New (H) AO3
5. 5. Changes to the provision of formulae
6. 6. Changes to the provision of formulae
7. 7. Changes to the Foundation Tier Current Foundation Tier
8. 8. Changes to the Foundation Tier - Questionnaires - - Stem and leaf Frequency polygons - Metric and imperial conversions - Trial & improvement
9. 9. Changes to the Foundation Tier + Lots of content that is currently Higher Tier
10. 10. Changes to the Foundation Tier Giving answers as multiples of π
11. 11. Changes to the Foundation Tier Standard form
12. 12. Changes to the Foundation Tier Significant figures
13. 13. Changes to the Foundation Tier Expanding double brackets
14. 14. Changes to the Foundation Tier Solving quadratics by factorising
15. 15. Changes to the Foundation Tier Difference of 2 squares
16. 16. Changes to the Foundation Tier Difference between an equation and an identity
17. 17. Changes to the Foundation Tier y = mx + c and gradients of parallel lines
18. 18. Changes to the Foundation Tier Sketching quadratics, cubics and 1/x
19. 19. Changes to the Foundation Tier Simultaneous equations
20. 20. Changes to the Foundation Tier Density, mass and volume
21. 21. Changes to the Foundation Tier Percentage change and reverse percentages
22. 22. Changes to the Foundation Tier Direct and inverse proportion
23. 23. Changes to the Foundation Tier Compound interest
24. 24. Changes to the Foundation Tier Similar shapes
25. 25. Changes to the Foundation Tier Congruence rules (SSS, SAS, ASA, RHS)
26. 26. Changes to the Foundation Tier Enlargement with fractional scale factors
27. 27. Changes to the Foundation Tier Arc lengths and areas of sectors
28. 28. Changes to the Foundation Tier sin, cos & tan
29. 29. Changes to the Foundation Tier Probability trees
30. 30. Changes to the Foundation Tier Sampling.
31. 31. Changes to the Foundation Tier + Some (minor) completely new content
32. 32. Changes to the Foundation Tier Equation of a line through two points
33. 33. Changes to the Foundation Tier Recognising quadratic, triangular and Fibonacci sequences
34. 34. Changes to the Foundation Tier Compound measures including pressure
35. 35. Changes to the Foundation Tier Expressing a multiplicative relationship as a ratio or fraction
36. 36. Changes to the Foundation Tier Writing a ratio as a linear function
37. 37. Changes to the Foundation Tier Growth and decay problems
38. 38. Changes to the Foundation Tier Inequality notation to specify error intervals due to rounding
39. 39. Changes to the Foundation Tier The ≠ symbol
40. 40. Changes to the Foundation Tier Standard convention for naming sides and angles
41. 41. Changes to the Foundation Tier Deriving the sum of angles in a triangle
42. 42. Changes to the Foundation Tier Exact values of sin, cos and tan at 0°, 30°, 45°, 60°, 90°
43. 43. Changes to the Foundation Tier Venn diagrams
44. 44. Changes to the Foundation Tier Outliers
45. 45. Changes to the Foundation Tier Correlation does not imply causation.
46. 46. Changes to the Higher Tier Current Higher Tier
47. 47. Changes to the Higher Tier - Questionnaires - - Stem and leaf Frequency polygons - Metric and imperial conversions
48. 48. Changes to the Higher Tier + All the new stuff that was in purple
49. 49. Changes to the Higher Tier + Some more (mostly minor) additions
50. 50. Changes to the Higher Tier Equation of a circle centred at the origin
51. 51. Changes to the Higher Tier Equation of a tangent to a circle
52. 52. Changes to the Higher Tier Iteration
53. 53. Changes to the Higher Tier Quadratic inequalities
54. 54. Changes to the Higher Tier th n term of a quadratic sequence
55. 55. Changes to the Higher Tier Geometric sequences where r is a surd
56. 56. Changes to the Higher Tier Rates of change by looking at tangents
57. 57. Changes to the Higher Tier Proof of the circle theorems
58. 58. Changes to the Higher Tier The probability AND and OR rules
59. 59. Changes to the Higher Tier Recurring decimals
60. 60. Changes to the Higher Tier Finding inverse and composite functions
61. 61. Changes to the Higher Tier Turning points of quadratics by completing the square
62. 62. Changes to the Higher Tier Sketching y = tan x
63. 63. Changes to the Higher Tier Interpreting tangents and areas under graphs in real-life contexts.
64. 64. Next steps
65. 65. Read more at bit.ly/maths2015