GCSE Maths Topics

Top-top-topics provides an overview of the topics covered in the GCSE Maths exam, categorised based on their likelihood of appearing on the exam from our data. The topics are divided into three tiers of frequency: high, medium, and low.


You will be expected to learn and revise every part of the maths GCSE. The top-top-topic list is only designed to give you an idea of areas you will need to give extra attention to. Exam boards are constantly employing new staff with new ideas, and you may get a new exam writer who wants pie charts on every paper!

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These are the topics that are most likely to appear on the exam. You should prioritise studying these topics as they are essential for success in the exam. High-frequency topics typically include fundamental concepts such as: