Examiners often complain about the lack of structure and coherence found in students work. Far too often students will attempt a 4 or 5 mark question without first considering what pieces of information are required in order to be able to answer the question. In maths…

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## 28 Days To Go!!!

It is exactly 28 days (four weeks) to go before GCSE Maths Paper 1. At this time we are constantly asked the same question. “How much time should I spend revising maths each day?” The key to maths revision is repetition and practice. At this stage we think that…

## Question Of The Day

There are 95 girls and 87 boys in Year 12 at a school. One girl is to be chosen for the role of Head Girl. A different girl is to be chosen for Deputy Head Girl. One boy is to be chosen for Head Boy. A different boy is to be chosen for the role […]

## Question Of The Day

What is the formula for calculating the exterior angle of a regular polygon? Answer to yesterday’s question (n-2) x 180 where n represents the number of sides the polygon…

## 90 Days Left

There are 90 days left until the first GCSE Maths Exam. Remember cramming never works. Start a revision diary and do at least 20 minutes each day.