We believe in the importance of taking a rigorous approach to the teaching of pure maths.

We have learned from university academics that school-leavers with a good grounding in pure maths are better prepared for university – because they are ready to apply their knowledge in a variety of different disciplines and choose a preferred specialism.

As a result, our International GCSE Mathematics qualification has an emphasis on algebra, with the inclusion of calculus and matrices – making it an excellent preparation for A-level.

Our International AS / A-level Mathematics qualification also has an emphasis on pure maths, which forms 100% of Paper 1, as well as 50% of Paper 2 at AS and over 60% of the overall assessment at A-level.

Our International AS / A-level Further Mathematics qualification stretches the most able students and also has proportionally the same focus on pure maths as our International AS / A-level Mathematics qualification.

Each of these qualifications is rigorous, but also accessible. We put particular attention on achieving clarity in our assessments, so students succeed on the basis of their mathematical knowledge and not on their literacy.

That's why we strive to use the fewest words possible in our maths papers, eliminating unnecessary context and keeping our command language simple and consistent.

It all means when you choose Oxford International AQA Examinations for your maths subjects, you give your students the best possible preparation for higher education and beyond.


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