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 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 […]

# How to get a C grade at GCSE Mathemat...

If you want to get a C grade at GCSE Maths you need to be able to answer questions on all of the topics listed below. Number Using your calculator correctly Rounding and estimating, including giving answers correct to a given number of significant figures Writing a number as a product of its prime factors […]

# The Vorderman Report on Mathematics E...

In August 2011 Carol Vorderman’s report – A world-class mathematics education for all our young people – was published. For those who struggled with Maths in secondary school, who are struggling now or who have children who are finding Maths difficult, the report makes particularly interesting reading. I recommend that all parents with school age […]