IGCSE & MYP Mathematics

An essential and a compulsory subject for every student undertaking the MYP programme.

IGCSE Mathematics is one of the core subject [Group 4: Mathematics & Creative], under the Cambridge IGCSE curriculum.

Syllabus covered in IGCSE Mathematics:

  • Number
  • Algebra and Graphs
  • Geometry
  • Mensuration
  • Co-ordinate geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Matrices and Transformations
  • Probability
  • Statistics

Students have to attempt two papers irrespective of CORE or EXTENDED, below is a break-up of the weightage given to each paper.

 

CORE (Paper 1 and 3)

EXTENDED (Paper 2 and 4)

Number 

30-35%

15-20%

Algebra 

20-25%

30-35%

Space and Shape

30-35%

30-35%

Statistics and Probability

10-15%

10-15%


With the plethora of choices, students can either opt for MYP Mathematics [Group 5], under the IB curriculum and also choose from STANDARD or EXTENDED mathematics. Extended mathematics provides the foundation for students wishing to pursue Maths at Higher Level in the IBDP.

The examination criteria is slightly different as compared to its counterpart i.e. IGCSE. From the year 2016, external moderation in terms of ‘eAssessment’ in all elements (such as ePortfolio of courseworks and on-screen examinations) of the programme is made optional. Successful results in the subject contributes to students’ IB MYP Certificate.

Students are graded from 7 to 1, with 7 being the highest and the criteria is as follows:

Criteria A

Knowledge and understanding

Criteria B

Investigating patterns

Criteria C

Communicating

Criteria D

Applying mathematics in real-life contexts


Concluding sentence: The IGCSE and MYP Physics helps learners develop a holistic understanding of the technological world surrounding them, by developing their analytical and critical skills. Our mentoring school, IB Experts 7ON7, stimulates the interest in the this science through a mix of theory and practical knowledge, exposing the learner to take deep interest in the subject.