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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.

Core 1 (Old Specification)

June 2018 Core 1
June 2017 Core 1
June 2016 Core 1
June 2015 Core 1
June 2009 Core 1
January 2009 Core 1
June 2008 Core 1

Core 2 (Old Specification)

June 2018 Core 2
June 2017 Core 2
June 2016 Core 2
June 2015 Core 2
June 2009 Core 2
January 2009 Core 2
June 2008 Core 2

Core 3 (Old Specification)

June 2018 Core 3
June 2017 Core 3
June 2016 Core 3
June 2013 Core 3
January 2013 Core 3
June 2012 Core 3
January 2012 Core 3
January 2010 Core 3
June 2009 Core 3
January 2009 Core 3
June 2008 Core 3

Core 4 (Old Specification)

June 2018 Core 4
June 2017 Core 4
June 2016 Core 4
June 2012 Core 4
June 2009 Core 4
January 2009 Core 4
June 2008 Core 4

Mechanics 1 (Old Specification)

June 2018 Mechanics 1
June 2017 Mechanics 1
June 2016 Mechanics 1
June 2015 Mechanics 1
June 2014 Mechanics 1
June 2013 Mechanics 1
January 2013 Mechanics 1
June 2012 Mechanics 1
January 2012 Mechanics 1
June 2011 Mechanics 1
January 2011 Mechanics 1
June 2010 Mechanics 1
January 2010 Mechanics 1
June 2009 Mechanics 1
January 2009 Mechanics 1
June 2008 Mechanics 1

Mechanics 2 (Old Specification)

June 2018 Mechanics 2
June 2017 Mechanics 2
June 2016 Mechanics 2
June 2015 Mechanics 2
June 2014 Mechanics 2
June 2013 Mechanics 2
January 2013 Mechanics 2
June 2012 Mechanics 2
January 2012 Mechanics 2
June 2011 Mechanics 2
January 2011 Mechanics 2
June 2010 Mechanics 2
January 2010 Mechanics 2
June 2009 Mechanics 2
January 2009 Mechanics 2
June 2008 Mechanics 2

Mechanics 3 (Old Specification)

June 2018 Mechanics 3
June 2017 Mechanics 3
June 2016 Mechanics 3
June 2015 Mechanics 3
June 2014 Mechanics 3
June 2013 Mechanics 3
June 2012 Mechanics 3
January 2012 Mechanics 3
June 2011 Mechanics 3
January 2011 Mechanics 3
June 2010 Mechanics 3
January 2010 Mechanics 3
June 2009 Mechanics 3
January 2009 Mechanics 3
June 2008 Mechanics 3

Mechanics 4 (Old Specification)

June 2018 Mechanics 4
June 2017 Mechanics 4
June 2016 Mechanics 4
June 2015 Mechanics 4
June 2014 Mechanics 4
June 2013 Mechanics 4
June 2012 Mechanics 4
June 2011 Mechanics 4
June 2010 Mechanics 4
June 2009 Mechanics 4
June 2008 Mechanics 4

Probability and Statistics 1 (Old Specification)

June 2018 Probability and Statistics 1
June 2017 Probability and Statistics 1
June 2016 Probability and Statistics 1
June 2015 Probability and Statistics 1
June 2014 Probability and Statistics 1
June 2013 Probability and Statistics 1
January 2013 Probability and Statistics 1
June 2012 Probability and Statistics 1
January 2012 Probability and Statistics 1
June 2011 Probability and Statistics 1
January 2011 Probability and Statistics 1
June 2010 Probability and Statistics 1
January 2010 Probability and Statistics 1
June 2009 Probability and Statistics 1
January 2009 Probability and Statistics 1
June 2008 Probability and Statistics 1

Probability and Statistics 2 (Old Specification)

June 2018 Probability and Statistics 2
June 2017 Probability and Statistics 2
June 2016 Probability and Statistics 2
June 2015 Probability and Statistics 2
June 2014 Probability and Statistics 2
June 2013 Probability and Statistics 2
January 2013 Probability and Statistics 2
June 2012 Probability and Statistics 2
January 2012 Probability and Statistics 2
June 2011 Probability and Statistics 2
January 2011 Probability and Statistics 2
June 2010 Probability and Statistics 2
January 2010 Probability and Statistics 2
June 2009 Probability and Statistics 2
January 2009 Probability and Statistics 2
June 2008 Probability and Statistics 2

Probability and Statistics 3 (Old Specification)

June 2018 Probability and Statistics 3
June 2017 Probability and Statistics 3
June 2016 Probability and Statistics 3
June 2015 Probability and Statistics 3
June 2014 Probability and Statistics 3
Probability and Statistics 3
January 2013 Probability and Statistics 3
June 2012 Probability and Statistics 3
January 2012 Probability and Statistics 3
June 2011 Probability and Statistics 3
January 2011 Probability and Statistics 3
June 2010 Probability and Statistics 3
January 2010 Probability and Statistics 3
June 2009 Probability and Statistics 3
January 2009 Probability and Statistics 3
June 2008 Probability and Statistics 3

Probability and Statistics 4 (Old Specification)

June 2018 Probability and Statistics 4
June 2017 Probability and Statistics 4
June 2016 Probability and Statistics 4
June 2015 Probability and Statistics 4
June 2014 Probability and Statistics 4
June 2013 Probability and Statistics 4
June 2012 Probability and Statistics 4
June 2011 Probability and Statistics 4
June 2010 Probability and Statistics 4
June 2009 Probability and Statistics 4
June 2008 Probability and Statistics 4

Decision Mathematics 1 (Old Specification)

June 2018 Decision Mathematics 1
June 2017 Decision Mathematics 1
June 2016 Decision Mathematics 1
June 2015 Decision Mathematics 1
June 2014 Decision Mathematics 1
June 2013 Decision Mathematics 1
January 2013 Decision Mathematics 1
June 2012 Decision Mathematics 1
January 2012 Decision Mathematics 1
June 2011 Decision Mathematics 1
January 2011 Decision Mathematics 1
June 2010 Decision Mathematics 1
January 2010 Decision Mathematics 1
June 2009 Decision Mathematics 1
January 2009 Decision Mathematics 1
June 2008 Decision Mathematics 1

Decision Mathematics 2 (Old Specification)

June 2018 Decision Mathematics 2
June 2017 Decision Mathematics 2
June 2016 Decision Mathematics 2
June 2015 Decision Mathematics 2
June 2014 Decision Mathematics 2
June 2013 Decision Mathematics 2
January 2013 Decision Mathematics 2
June 2012 Decision Mathematics 2
January 2012 Decision Mathematics 2
June 2011 Decision Mathematics 2
January 2011 Decision Mathematics 2
June 2010 Decision Mathematics 2
January 2010 Decision Mathematics 2
June 2009 Decision Mathematics 2
January 2009 Decision Mathematics 2
June 2008 Decision Mathematics 2

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