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Summer 2017 Edexcel GCSE Maths Analysis New Topics (Higher Tier)


Last updated 1 Sept 2017

Several topics were new to GCSE Maths Higher tier this year and there were changes in the emphasis of topics.

This analysis identifies how students performed in questions on these topics in this year’s examinations. Action points are provided for teachers to consider how students might improve in these areas next year.

This has been compiled using the exam reports and feedback provided by Edexcel1,2.

For each new topic, the paper and question number is given of where this featured. The performance is a summation of the feedback provided by Edexcel1,2. Only the performance and action points for the part of the question that is relevant to the new topic are given. 

Below is the analysis for Number topics.

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In WORD format click here.

This analysis is FREE.  If you would like to see the analysis for the Foundation tier examinations, click here for Foundation tier


  1. Chief Examiner’s Report Summer 2017, Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Mathematics (1MA1)
  2. Principal Examiner’s Feedback Summer 2017 Higher Papers, Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Mathematics (1MA1)

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