About GL Maths

GL Mathematics

The Assessment is intended to reflect the diversity of the curriculum; however, a few questions covering areas which may not feature in any curriculum, such as elementary logic, are also included to assess intuitive understanding.

The assessment includes the following:

Number

  • Value and place-value
  • Series and properties
  • Figurative numbers
  • Equivalence of operations
  • Decimal and vulgar fractions
  • Percentages
  • Indices (squared measurement only)

Money

  • Computation of change from up to £10
  • Proportion
  • Currency
  • Measurement
  • Scales
  • Units
  • Rate & proportion
  • Length
  • Area & Volume
  • Weight
  • Temperature
  • Time

Geometry

  • Triangle, quadrilateral, polygon and circle
  • Angle & Compass
  • Solid geometry
  • Symmetry (line & rotational)
  • Co-ordinates (to one quadrant)
  • Parallel & Perpendicular
  • Internal angles of geometric shapes

Data Representation

  • Venn diagram, Pie chart, Table, Graph and Histogram.
  • Statistical Ideas:
  • Average including use of mean, mode and median
  • Simple probability
  • Mathematical Processes:

Logic

  • Mappings