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 Main topics are :

1 Number
2 Algebra
3 Ratio, proportion and rates of change
4 Geometry and measures
5 Probability
6 Statistics

GCSE Maths    
Themes TopicTopicTopicTopic
1 NumberStructure and calculationFractions, decimals and percentagesMeasures and accuracy
2 AlgebraNotation, vocabulary and manipulationGraphsSolving equations and inequalitiesSequences
3 Ratio, proportion and rates of changeRatio, ProportionsRates of changeGradient
4 Geometry and measures Properties and constructionsProperties of the faces, surfaces, edges and vertices of Shapes Mensuration and calculationVectors
5 ProbabilityProbability and randomness Exhaustiveand mutually exclusive eventsTheoretical probability distributions,the probability of independent and dependent combined events
6 Statistics Populations or distributions of sampleData ananlysis : tables, charts and diagramsCentral tendency and spread of data.Scatter graphs and Correlations