Simultaneous equations A pair of linked equations with unknown numbers represented by the same two letters in each equation. Example 2x + 3y = 11 5x + 2y = 18 To solve a pair of simultaneous equations, find the values for the unknowns that fit both equations. Simultaneous equations can be solved graphically or algebraically. […]

## Half-Term Revision Sessions

You might not have thought about having individual tuition before, but half-term revision sessions are an ideal opportunity to try it out and see whether it suits you. If you live in the Witney area, I am currently taking bookings for GCSE revision lessons. It doesn’t matter whether you are aiming for an A* or […]

## 10 Tips on Exam Technique

Make sure you read the instructions and follow them Read the questions carefully Make sure you answer the question the paper is asking Use the mark allocation as a guide to work needed Show your working Set your answers out clearly If you get stuck, move on Keep your writing legible Go back to any […]

## Revision planning

Exam time is only about 8 weeks away now. Time to start planning your revision if you haven’t already. Yes, it might be a bit boring, but come exam time you’ll be glad you organised your time effectively. Top tips for revising efficiently and effectively: Plan your revision time Don’t try to revise for too […]

## From GCSE to A Level

If you found the transition from GCSE Maths to A Level Maths more difficult than you expected, don’t worry – lots of people find this a tricky time. Usually it’s just a case of getting used to the more rigorous style of Maths at A Level. Sometimes people find that they have a few knowledge […]