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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.
From 2020 examination this syllabus will no longer be regulated by the qualifications and examinations regulators in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Changes to the syllabus and specimen papers reflect the change in regulated status.
The syllabus year refers to the year in which the examination will be taken.
There are no updates for this syllabus