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Welcome to the April edition

Below you can find out about our latest blog and a wealth of resources we’ve recently published to support you in the run up to the summer exam series.

The June 2020 provisional timetables are also now available for review, please feedback any concerns to JCQ by 30 April 2019.

You can also still read Steven's blog about access arrangements that your centre may wish to consider regarding the use of technology for external examinations in mathematics.

If you have any questions or feedback, then please contact us. 

Neil, Steven, Ruth and Caroline - your Maths Subject Advisors.
01223 553998
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Core Maths - what's in it for you?
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We recently published a blog on the value of Core Maths qualifications to both schools and students.

For more information on our two Core Maths qualifications, please visit the qualification page on our website.

Read Core Maths blog

Entry Level Mathematics

Please note that the deadline for submitting marks for moderation for Entry Level Certificate in Mathematics (R449) is Wednesday 15 MayForms are available from the ‘Administration’ area of the qualification webpage.

Centres are advised to hold onto their sample until a moderator’s address is sent.

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Any centres entering for the final resit series of the legacy R448 Entry Level Certificate will find forms in the ‘Forms’ section of the  qualification webpage.

Download R449 forms  Download R448 forms

New GCSE resources
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Several GCSE (9-1) Maths Check In test resources have now been published for both Foundation and Higher tier. These are great to use as short classroom assessments or for homework.

You can download them from the qualification webpage 'Planning and teaching' area.

Download Check In tests

Exploring our question paper guides

As we approach what for many of you will be the first assessment in the new A Level Mathematics qualifications, have you familiarised yourself with our ‘Exploring our Question Papers’ guides?

These great resources introduce our accessibility and assessment principals, the command words we will use and the format of question papers.

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Separate Maths A and Maths B (MEI) versions are available from the ‘Assessment guides’ section of the qualification webpages.

Discover why our A Level Maths add up

New A Level Resources
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The first of our AS Level candidate exemplar resources from the summer 2018 series are now available from the AS Further Maths A (H235) ‘Assessment’ area of the qualification webpage.

We’ve also started publishing Annotated Sample Assessments for A Level Further Maths A (H245). These can also be downloaded from the H245 ‘Assessment’ area.

Download candidate exemplars
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