GCSE Mathematics (8300)

The full specification for GCSE Mathematics (8300), along with specimen question papers and mark schemes, can be found on the AQA website.

We have a suite of resources to support you in teaching, planning and assessing this qualification.

Past papers and practice papers

Question papers, mark schemes and reports on the exam from previous exam series are available for you to use as mock exams or for exam practice. 

You can also download four sets of exam quality practice papers.

Other useful resources include:

Support for mock exams

We provide mock exam analysers to help you evaluate students' perfomance in mock exams. 

Marking guidance is provided in a free training webinar with Head of Curriculum Andrew Taylor – available on demand. Watch the webinar and find out how to use the mark scheme and apply it consistently.

Customisable routemaps

Plan your teaching of the course with our interactive, customisable route mapsRoute maps are available for teaching both tiers over three or two years, as well as a one-year route map specifically tailored for resit students.

Teaching guidance

The teaching guidance is written by senior examiners and provides comprehensive guidance on each topic within the specification, including example questions.


Use our e-library to find useful and interesting resources for GCSE Maths from accross the web.

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