## How to get a guaranteed A or A* at A-level

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## How to get a guaranteed A or A* at A-level

## How to revise GCSE Maths: 12 tips to help you succeed

## Understanding Vectors for GCSE Maths (Foundation Tier)

## What’s the difference between GCSE and IGCSE Maths?

## GCSE Maths resources – mostly FREE – to help you smash it in 2022!

## How does the English school system work?

## How to apply the Rules of Divisibility

## Fractional indices: Essential skills for GCSE and A-level Maths

## Indices 1: Essential skills for GCSE and A-level Maths: Basics, index laws, negative indices

## How to make a flying start to A-level Maths

## How to work with upper and lower bounds

## How to round numbers for GCSE Maths

## How to choose your sixth form subjects: A-level Maths or Core Maths?

## How to achieve a Maths qualification as a mature student

## Maths courses on exciting new sister site: mathscourses.co.uk

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“Guaranteed A or A* at A-level!” Have you seen an ad on social media for a course promising you (or your child) an A or A* at A-level, or your money back? Have you been tempted to sign up? Before…

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With some subjects, reading your notes and making mind maps and more notes about the content works well. Maths isn’t like that. Read on for some tips on effective ways to revise GCSE Maths. Tip 1: The best way to…

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Vectors for GCSE Maths is one of the topics that people tend to find hardest. Some questions are very challenging even for the strongest students, but getting to grips with the basics isn’t so difficult. In this article we’re going…

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Are you unclear on how GCSE and IGCSE Maths differ from each other? This article aims to help you understand the differences between the English GCSE Maths qualification and the Edexcel International GCSE. Note: The Cambridge IGCSE, although briefly mentioned,…

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The Internet is awash with GCSE Maths resources, many of them free. Read on for key information about the course, the exam and how it’s graded, and a selection of GCSE Maths resources that will help you to get a…

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This article is for anyone who wants to get a better understanding of the English school system. For example, if you’re moving to England from overseas (or even just from another part of the UK!) and have a child of…

Functional Maths | GCSE | Maths | Skills | Tutorials

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Can you tell, just by looking at the number 31845, whether it can be divided by 5 without leaving a remainder? How about rules of divisibility for 3 or 9 or 15: will there be a remainder if you divide…

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This article is Part 2 of a two-part series. Part 1 covers all the Foundation content – basics, laws of indices, negative indices – and you can find it here. In this post we’re picking up where that one left…

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What are indices, and what do I need to know about them? “Indices” is the plural of index. An index is another name for a power, also sometimes called an exponent. It’s a small number written as superscript, such as…

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Are you starting sixth form this year? Want to know how you can make a flying start to A-level Maths? Here’s some guidance to help you ease your path and make a success of your studies! As anyone who’s done…

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Once you’ve got to grips with the basic techniques involved in rounding numbers, as covered in my recent blog post, the next step is to deal with upper and lower bounds. The section down to the embedded video is required…

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For both Foundation and Higher GCSE – and also for other Level 2 Maths qualifications – you need to know how to round numbers: to the nearest whole number, ten, hundred or thousand to the nearest tenth or hundredth to…

A-level | Core Maths | Maths

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You’re in Year 11 and your GCSE Maths is all going swimmingly – a few bits of it are tricky, but mostly it’s fine. You should easily get a Grade 6, hopefully a 7 or maybe even an 8, then…

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Are you someone who always struggled with maths at school, and has tried to avoid it ever since… but now you find that you really need to become a mature student, or adult learner, and get a Maths qualification to…

Adult learner | GCSE | Maths | Tech

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After many hours of work, I’m proud and delighted to introduce my new sister site, mathscourses.co.uk. As the name suggests, its purpose is to host a range of maths courses. Exciting? Well, maybe not for everyone, but it is for…