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Why are there several versions of the same component available on the School Support Hub?

In order to maintain the security and integrity of our examinations Cambridge operates a system based on location codes.

In practice, this means that the component number given in the syllabus will not always match up with the component code on past papers downloaded from the School Support Hub. When the component code has two digits, the first digit is the component number given in the syllabus, and the second number is the location code. Papers 11, 12 and 13 are, therefore, all Paper 1.

When choosing a set of papers to use as a mock, always choose components with the same final number e.g. 12, 32, 62 or 11, 31, 61. The content of these exams is not specific to location, so they can all be used for practice examinations.

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