IGCSE Core Courses Curriculum for Year's 10 & 11
iGCSE  Also known as International General Certificate of Secondary Education
is Years 10 & 11 in the Edexcel curriculum.
Year 10
Year 11
Mathematics:
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Qualification at a glance:
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We here at British International school believe in equal opportunity in succeeding towards lifeâ€™s challenges, and mathematics is most certainly a challenge for many. Hence, we take pride in offering Edexcel Pearsonâ€™s â€˜Foundationâ€™ as well as â€˜Higher tierâ€™ mode of study and examinations. Knowledge of the Foundation Tier content is assumed for students being prepared for the Higher Tier. The Pearson Edexcel International GCSE in Mathematics (Specification A) requires students to demonstrate application and understanding of the following:
Qualification Aims:
The Pearson Edexcel International GCSE in Mathematics (Specification A) qualification enables students to:
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Develop their knowledge and understanding of mathematical concepts and techniques

Acquire a foundation of mathematical skills for further study in the subject or related areas

Enjoy using and applying mathematical techniques and concepts, and become confident in using mathematics to solve problems

Appreciate the importance of mathematics in society, employment and study.
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Foundation and Higher Tier
The Pearson Edexcel International GCSE in Mathematics (Specification A) requires students to demonstrate application and understanding of the following.
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Number
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Use numerical skills in a purely mathematical way and in reallife situations.
Algebra
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Use letters as equivalent to numbers and as variables.

Understand the distinction between expressions, equations and formulae.

Use algebra to set up and solve problems.

Demonstrate manipulative skills.

Construct and use graphs.
Geometry
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Use properties of angles.

Understand a range of transformations.

Work within the metric system.

Understand ideas of space and shape.

Use ruler, compasses and protractor appropriately.
Statistics
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Understand basic ideas of statistical averages.

Use a range of statistical techniques.

Use basic ideas of probability.
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Students should be able to demonstrate problemsolving skills by translating problems in mathematical or nonmathematical contexts into a process or a series of mathematical processes.
Students should be able to demonstrate mathematical reasoning skills by:
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Making deductions and drawing conclusions from mathematical information

Constructing chains of reasoning

Presenting arguments and proofs

Interpreting and communicating information accurately.