# A Level Maths OCR Past Papers

You have found the OCR A Level Maths past exam papers. On this page you will see the full list of past papers as well as the OCR 2017 A Level Maths specimen papers which are relevant to the new course starting in 2017 with exams in 2019.

## AS and A Level OCR Mathematics A (NEW SPEC)

## AS and A Level OCR Mathematics (RESIT ONLY)

### Core 1 (Old Specification)

### Core 2 (Old Specification)

## AS and A Level OCR Mathematics (RESIT ONLY)

### Core 1 (Old Specification)

### Core 2 (Old Specification)

### Core 3 (Old Specification)

### Core 4 (Old Specification)

### Mechanics 1 (Old Specification)

### Mechanics 2 (Old Specification)

### Mechanics 3 (Old Specification)

### Mechanics 4 (Old Specification)

### Probability and Statistics 1 (Old Specification)

### Probability and Statistics 2 (Old Specification)

### Probability and Statistics 3 (Old Specification)

### Probability and Statistics 4 (Old Specification)

### Decision Mathematics 1 (Old Specification)

### Decision Mathematics 2 (Old Specification)

OCR A Level Maths Spec at a glance

The OCR A level maths specification is challenging. The exam structure and content for each exam is detailed below.

**Paper 1 – Pure mathematics (01)**

Exam Structure

- 100 marks
- 2 hours
- 33⅓% of the total qualification
- Paper 1 gets more difficult as you work through the paper.

**Pure mathematics and statistics (02)**

- 100 marks
- 2 hours
- 33⅓% of the total qualification
- The assessment is structured in two sections of approximately 50 marks each: pure mathematics and statistics. The sections get more difficult as you progress through them with a range of different question types.

**Pure mathematics and mechanics (03)**

- 100 marks
- 2 hours
- 33⅓% of the total qualification.
- The assessment is structured in two sections of approximately 50 marks each: pure mathematics and mechanics. The sections get more difficult as you progress through them with a range of different question types.

**Content Summary: **

The following briefly describes the key themes within the OCR A Level maths specification.

- Mathematical argument, language and proof
- Mathematical problem solving
- Mathematical modelling.
- Subject content
- Pure mathematics
- Proof
- Algebra and functions
- Coordinate geometry in the x-y plane
- Sequences and series
- Trigonometry
- Exponentials and logarithms
- Differentiation
- Integration
- Numerical methods
- Vectors
- Statistics
- Statistical sampling
- Data presentation and interpretation
- Probability
- Statistical distributions
- Statistical hypothesis testing
- Mechanics
- Quantities and units in mechanics
- Kinematics
- Forces and Newton’s laws
- Moments