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Ten tips for making the most of half ...

Ten tips for making the most of half term revision

For those of you taking exams in March, half term is an ideal time to do some extra revision and make sure you are well prepared. Even if you’re not taking exams until May and June, now is a good time to start thinking about revision. Follow these ten tips for making the most of […]

The End of Modular GCSEs – what...

The End of Modular GCSEs – what does it mean for you?

On 27 January 2012, Ofqual confirmed the changes to be made to GCSEs. The two main changes are the reintroduction of marks awarded for spelling, punctuation and grammar, and the return to end of course exams. In terms of GCSE Maths, the important change is the end of modular assessment. Under the current arrangements, pupils […]

GCSE Mathematics Early Entry – Is it ...

GCSE Mathematics Early Entry – Is it a good idea?

Currently, there are Linear and Modular GCSEs, although Modular versions are being phased out. Modular GCSEs are designed so that students sit individual modules at several points during Years 10 and 11. Linear GCSEs are designed so that students sit their exams at the end of Key Stage 4, in the summer term of Year […]

How to Get a Grade A* at GCSE Mathema...

How to Get a Grade A* at GCSE Mathematics

As well as being able to do all the items listed in the posts How to get a Grade A at GCSE Maths, How to get a Grade B at GCSE Maths and How to get a Grade C at GCSE Mathematics. If you want to get a grade A* at GCSE Mathematics, you also […]

How to get a grade A at GCSE Mathemat...

How to get a grade A at GCSE Mathematics

Make sure you can confidently answer questions on all the topics listed in the posts How to get a Grade B at GCSE Maths and How to get a Grade C at GCSE Mathematics. Below is a list of additional topics that you need to know well if you want to get a grade A […]

How to get a Grade B at GCSE Maths

How to get a Grade B at GCSE Maths

To get a grade B at GCSE Maths you need to be able to answer questions on all the following topics: Number Writing numbers and performing calculations in standard form Expressing fractions as recurring decimals Calculating reverse percentages, given an amount after a percentage increase or decrease, calculate the original amount Understanding and working with […]