Forthcoming Mathematics Curriculum Change


A level change update narrated powerpoint 24 April 2015 (can also be streamed from YouTube )


KS3 and GCSE

Core Maths

A level

Sept 2015

First teaching of new Mathematics GCSEs.

Qualifications introduced widely


Sept 2016


Specifications for new Mathematics A levels teaching from 2017 in schools.

Summer 2017

Only reformed GCSE Maths and English count for 2017 performance tables

First assessments that will count towards level 3 maths performance measure.


Sept 2017


First cohort with revised GCSE begins Core Maths

First teaching of new Mathematics A levels.

Useful links

GCSE legacy resit summary

New A level resit summary

MEI’s February 2014 Monthly Maths

MEI Key Stage3 and 4 PD courses: New National Curriculum: opportunities, practicalities and realities

OCR video: 'GCSE maths reform - six things you need to know'

Ofqual correspondence with Secretary of State regarding reform timetable

Ofqual timeline of reforms

Ofqual letter to schools about changes to qualifications

DfE information about changes to end of course GCSE

DfE information about changes affecting schools, colleges and academies

View upcoming MEI professional development events and live webinars