O level papers from 1957, 1962, and 1968

I found these old 1968 GCSE [then called O’ level] Maths papers in my study. Try them and see what you think.

1968 O Level Maths Paper 1   * 1968 O Level Maths Paper 2

And these are 1962 Ordinary Level Maths papers – passed to me by my dear friend, Frank.

1962 O Level Maths Paper 1 * 1962 O Level Maths Paper 2

And Graham’s  1957 Ordinary  Level Maths Papers

[Originally posted at Maths Answers]

‘Extremely ambitious’ timetable for the introduction of new ‘O levels’

Times Educational Supplement (Friday 20 July 2012, No. 5002, p.16) published ‘The leaked timetable for the introduction of new qualifications’:

Summer 2012 Exam boards are due to bid for franchises to run exams in English, maths and science.

By Christmas 2012 Winning exam boards are expected to be announced.

September 2013 Final cohort of pupils will start GCSEs.

September 2014 O level-style courses in English, maths and science will begin.