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The Jubilee Academy

The Jubilee Academy

Statistics

Qualification at a glance

Content and assessment overview

The Pearson Edexcel Level 1/Level 2 GCSE (9–1) in Statistics consists of two externally-examined papers. Students must complete all assessment in May/June in any single year, and students can only be entered for either Foundation tier or Higher tier.

 

Paper 1 (*Paper code: 1ST0/1F and 1ST0/1H)

Written examination: 1 hour and 30 minutes

50% of the qualification

80 marks

Content overview
  1. The collection of data
  2. Processing, representing and analysing data
  3. Probability
Assessment overview
  • Students must answer all questions
  • The papers assess all content
  • Questions on statistical methods, familiar and unfamiliar contexts and the component parts of the statistical enquiry cycle
  • The papers contain short response, medium response and extended response questions

 

Paper 2 (*Paper code: 1ST0/2F and 1ST0/2H)

Written examination: 1 hour 30 minutes

50% of the qualification

80 marks

Content overview
  1. The collection of data
  2. Processing, representing and analysing data
  3. Probability
Assessment overview
  • Students must answer all questions
  • The papers assess all content
  • Questions on statistical methods, familiar and unfamiliar contexts and the component parts of the statistical enquiry cycle
  • The papers contain short response, medium response and extended response questions
 
Applicable for the future

Students will develop the necessary transferable skill which will enable them to face the demands of further and higher education, as well as the demands of the workplace, and are important in the teaching and learning of this qualification.

The transferable skills are:

Cognitive skills
  • Non-routine problem solving
  • Systems thinking
  • Critical thinking
  • ICT literacy
Interpersonal skills
  • Communication
  • Relationship-building skills
  • Collaborative problem solving
Intrapersonal skills
  • Adaptability
  • Self-management and self-development