To build students’ confidence and resilience to tackle multi-staged GCSE questions
To promote and develop strategies for answering multi-staged GCSE questions
To promote independent thinking skills
How to use the materials:
Each problem can be used as 10 min starter activity
Show the problem and give students 5 minutes to work on their own
Reveal any prompts as appropriate
Discuss solutions and model thinking and strategies used to obtain correct answers (5 mins)
Use the problems on a regular basis between now and June
A grade C/B revision booklet that can be use as homework, independent learning or for 1-2-1 exercise. Just print and distribute to your year 11 and 10 students. Answer sheet is available but it is hand written.
To work on improving subject knowledge in key areas
To identify common areas of misconception
To share common areas that students lose marks
To reinforce understanding of previous taught lessons.
To build confidence through consolidation.
The aim of this resource is to enable students and teachers to:
•recognize that mathematics permeates the world around us
•appreciate the usefulness, power and beauty of mathematics
•enjoy mathematics and develop patience and persistence when solving problems
•develop mathematical curiosity and use inductive and deductive reasoning when solving problems
•become confident in using mathematics to analyse and solve problems both in school and in real-life situations
•develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to pursue further studies in mathematics
•develop abstract, logical and critical thinking and the ability to reflect critically upon their work and the work of others
Help to reinforce key examination skills.
Step by step explanation on the crossover for June 2018 paper
WTM - Paper and power point which can be printed for all students to use.
Excellent resource for middle set.
UNSEEN Paper 3 topics :
Transforming trig graphs
Area of non- right-angle triangle
Compound measures (Pressure, Speed distance and time, Density, volume and mass)
Equation of a circle
Volume of a cone/sphere
Laws of Indices
Use of Calculator/reciprocal
Simultaneous Equations (non-linear)
Circle Theorems Proofs
Recurring Decimals to Fractions
Quadratic sequence nth term
Comparing Box Plot
This maths GCSE predicted paper covers the fundamentals required on the paper 1. The practice paper will encourage the pupils to work through independently and are visually engaging to appeal to the students. Each questions should take approximately 2-4 minutes to complete. The resource pack can be use for revision in preparation for the upcoming GCSE exams. Easy to mark, with students friendly mark scheme
The revision materials can be displayed to the class and students can work independently on each questions. The questions are all calculator based.
The settlers can be displayed to the students as they arrived to lesson ar a way of getting them focused before the starter activity.
Each question is indicated as calculator or non-calculator and has the relevant grading. Final column allows pupil self-assessment of the topic and question.
The idea is to place knowledge of what is required to achieve the highest grades in the hands of the student.
A Walking Talking Mock on the June 2014 paper. Print the paper and use the powerpoint to walk students through the paper. The aim of this exercise is to:
(1) To build confidence for the examination in May or June
(2) To work on improving subject knowledge in key areas
(3) To identify common areas of misconception
(4) To share common areas that students lose marks
After walking the students through the paper, print the same paper for the students to complete under examination condition. Students are expected to make significant progress.