I colleague tagged me into this post on another social media platform! Hilarious but quite apt! Al-Gebra and weapons of Math Instruction has never been more of threat than it is now with the new GCSE 2015 specification! Watch your children and keep them safe! For more information go to Weapons of Math Instruction Feed … Continue reading Just had to post this.. Al-Gebra and Weapons of Math Instruction
One of the courses that was trialed last year (2014) was the Algebra Level 3 course designed by Edexcel. It is intended to bridge the algebra gap between GCSE and A level content. Having trialed it with a small group of high ability students, the majority of whom are now studying A level Mathematics, their view on the benefits is … Continue reading Pearson Edexcel Awards Algebra Level 3
"I have therefore decided that GCSEs should be comprehensively reformed, building on the work that Ofqual has already done to strengthen the qualification....". An extract from the letter from Michael Gove (February 2013) to Glenys Stacey (Chief Executive,Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) which set about the changes we are about to experience from September 2015. … Continue reading GCSE 2015 Reform… The story so far.
There are many resources to support the process of revision, the new iRevision page is now part of the growing #Resources section. This is now building a collection of documents that will aid this process with ultimate aim of making students more independent in their learning and progression. Feed your brain!
Another new section under the #Resources section is the Large Question Bank. In this section you will find a variety of resources (more will be added) which will help you practice, practice and practice. There are questions for KS3 and KS4.. I'm still looking for a suitable KS5 resource. To aid your practicing you may … Continue reading Large Question Bank
As part of our drive to make education more accessible to all concerned (students, parents/guardians, teachers) the NEW page section #Resources will include a whole range of GCSE assessment resources, including GCSE past papers to help support students. The first NEW section is for GCSE Mathematics Past Papers. This section includes PDF's of all papers on … Continue reading GCSE Mathematics Past Examination Papers!
As part of a continued drive to develop a curriculum that is diverse and challenging, from 2014 onwards Year 9 students can develop their statistical skills by completing an Pearson Edexcel GCSE Statistics (Higher or Foundation). This can be run alongside the Level 2 Algebra course. The benefit, we feel, is that for any student to … Continue reading Year 9 Pearson Edexcel GCSE Statistics