If you’re planning to start A Level Maths in September, a bit of preparation over the summer can ensure you get off to a really good start.

There are a few topics from GCSE that are really useful to know well before you start your A Level course.

Numbers and Indices


§        Adding fractions

§        Subtracting fractions

§        Multiplying fractions

§        Dividing fractions


§        Rewriting surds, for example √8 can be written as 2√2

§        Rationalising the denominator of a fraction such as 12/√3

§        Multiplying surds


§        The 5 basic rules for working with indices

§        Negative indices

§        Fractional indices

Further lists of topics to know before starting A level Maths will be posted over the next few weeks.