MATHS REVISION PAGE
What is in this GCSE course? Details of exams, other elements and marks available.
Two tiers of entry. Higher and foundation. Both tiers have three papers, one non-calculator and two calculator papers. The first paper is non-calculator. Each paper is 80 marks and a grade is calculated from a score out of 240 marks.
COMMON PROBLEM AREAS AND MISCONCEPTIONS FOR WILLINGDON STUDENTS, INCLUDING LINKS TO HELP WITH THOSE AREAS
Most of the common problems examined in the PPE's highlighted difficulties with the crossover questions - questions that appear on both tiers. Also some of the higher end topics like Vectors, Histograms and probability. Here are some links to questions (with guided solutions), that will help iron out some problems.
STICKY! 9-1 Exam questions by topic – Higher – VERSION 2
STICKY! 9-1 Exam Questions by topic … Foundation – VERSION 3
Cross over (foundation and higher tiers):
STICKY! 9-1 Exam questions by topic – BOTH TIERS
Grade 8-9 topics and questions:
GCSE Maths Level 8-9
LINKS TO CHECKLISTS AND OTHER USEFUL RESOURCES
MyMaths boosters have been proven to increase resilience and performance in difficult topics, with most students that repeatedly work on them achieving or surpassing their target grade.
For students sitting the foundation tiers the 3-4 booster assessment packs are essential.
The 4-5 boosters are essential for both foundation and higher students.
For students sitting the higher tier the 6-7 and 8-9 booster assessment packs are essential.
All booster pack are accessible through your MyMaths accounts, if there are any problems liaise with your teacher.
MathsWatch also has a wealth of resources. For support with revision schedules use these 6 week revision plans. They will guide you through short clips and questions over the next six weeks so you can maintain a healthy revision routine.
LINK TO SAMPLE PAPERS/QUESTIONS
Genie has a complete list of past exam papers with solutions and video guides.
Corbettmaths has a 5-a-day section that is ideal for maintaining regular practice with a variety of topics. Choose between foundation, foundation and higher, higher, and higher plus to suit your needs. Consult your teacher if you are unsure which to pick.
MODEL ANSWERS, COMPLETED PAPERS AND MARK SCHEMES
Just maths has a wide range of modelled solutions to help with small details that might be missed.