Pearson Edexcel Algebra Level 3

The Pearson Edexcel Awards Algebra Level 3 is a fairly new qualification from the new suite of assessments from Edexcel.  The resource level is quite low currently but if you are smart with topic knowledge you can hunt them down.  The Level 3 Award sits very comfortably between GCSE Mathematics (Higher) grades A/A* and GCE Mathematics Core 1.  The aim … Continue reading Pearson Edexcel Algebra Level 3


Just had to post this.. Al-Gebra and Weapons of Math Instruction

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

Pearson Edexcel Awards Algebra Level 3

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

GCSE 2015 Reform… The story so far.

"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!

Large Question Bank

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

The Big 50… GCE Mathematics

Quite often students say.. "I don't know what to revise!" Well the first step is to establish what they actually need to know.. below are a collection of resources that will help highlight the key areas within the key areas with GCE Mathematics... The Big 50 C1 The Big 50 C2 The Big 50 C3 … Continue reading The Big 50… GCE Mathematics