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An essential subject for all learners, Cambridge IGCSE Mathematics encourages the development of mathematical knowledge as a key life skill, and as a strong basis for more advanced study. The syllabus aims to build learners' confidence by helping them develop competence and fluency with mathematical concepts, methods and skills, as well as a feel for numbers, patterns and relationships. The syllabus also places a strong emphasis on solving problems and presenting and interpreting results. Learners also gain an understanding of how to communicate and reason using mathematical concepts.
Please note: From 2017 Cambridge IGCSE Mathematics (0580) is not regulated for use in state schools in England. Cambridge IGCSE (9-1) Mathematics (0626) is regulated in the UK until 2019.
UK independent schools can continue to offer our Cambridge IGCSE Mathematics syllabus (0580) graded A*-G beyond 2016.
Please note that if you make an entry for the A*-G grading scale, it is not then possible to switch to the 9-1 grading scale once the entries deadline has passed. If you find that you have accidentally made an entry for the A*-G syllabus, you must withdraw and re-enter before the entries deadline.
The syllabus year refers to the year in which the examination will be taken.
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