Your school or college may have chosen the Edexcel examination board, so what does this mean for you?

You will:

- Take either the foundation or higher tier examinations.
- Take three examinations papers (paper 1 is non calculator and papers 2 and 3 are calculator)
- Each exam paper is 1 hour 30 minutes
- Each paper has 80 marks
- Foundation tier covers grades 1-5
- Higher tier covers grades 4-9 (grade 3 is allowed)
- Take the examinations in May/June or November