OCR(MEI) Mathematics AS/A levels (2017)

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Why choose the MEI Mathematics qualifications?

  • comprehensive and exceptional support for teachers and students
  • a well-designed and helpful specification
  • well-designed exams which reward students of all abilities
  • integrated curriculum, resources, support and assessment all created to the same high-quality MEI standard by a large team of experts

Register if you would like to be contacted by phone or email to discuss the MEI specifications, or to arrange for a visit to your school. This does not commit you to anything.

Specifications and exams

To find out about some of the features of the MEI specification and exam papers, watch Introduction to MEI A level Maths specs for 2017 video (18 minute presentation). It will help you understand the thinking behind the design of the specification and the assessments

The sample exam papers on the OCR website have been accredited by Ofqual.


There are three kinds of support offered by MEI:

Support for all specifications:

Free support for the MEI specification will include:

  • A scheme of work for MEI AS/A level Mathematics, with enhanced features
  • Lesson ideas for using the MEI large data sets
  • Resources and suggestions for preparing for the comprehension section
  • Links to Underground Mathematics problem solving resources from the scheme of work
  • Commentaries on the specimen papers

Register free for the MEI Staffroom, an online place where you will be able to access :

  • free resources for the MEI A levels
  • support from MEI experts by phone, email or forum
  • support from a network of experienced teachers

Most of the resources will be ready in the MEI Staffroom for September 2017.

Resources and CPD for the MEI specification for which you have to pay:

  • Textbooks and eTextbooks published by Hodder Education, written by the MEI team
  • The MEI conference 2018 will have a strand devoted to the MEI specifications
  • Integral online resources, focused on the MEI specifications. Comprehensive and updated; these resources could be all that you need.