GCSE Maths

Some people find maths easy, and others find it very hard. But there’s no reason why anyone can’t do well in their GCSE Maths exams – providing they put in some hard work that is. Maths is all about doing, you can’t simply learn things by rote, you have to practice solving problems. So have a go at some past exam papers, or try to find revision guides which have plenty of example questions.

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Syllabus/Specifications

Each exam board produces a syllabus listing exactly what you need to know to pass the exams. Some students find this useful to use as checklist of what you have revised. Make sure you check with your teacher which exam board and syllabus you are following.

Revision Guides

Revision guides are printed books which summarise everything you need to know to do well in the exam, and are an important part of many people's revision. We have reviews of hundreds of revision guides including:

This revision guide will help revise the key examination topics by guiding to the areas to brush up on, maximising their GCSE success. Pages are colour-coded help revise at the speed needed. Written by experienced examiners and authors this…

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A revision guide full of very accessible content broken down into manageable sections with advice given to build student confidence. Exam practice material is provided throughout and reliable exam hints and tips offer additional support.

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Past & Speciman Papers

Attempting sample and past papers is a good way to check how your revision is going, and will allow you to become more comfortable answering exam-style questions. Links to several past papers are below, some of which can be viewed for free online. They are arranged by exam board, if you don’t know which exam board your school is using then you should ask your teacher.

Online Resources

As well as buying a revision guide, you can add variety to your revision using free online resources. Bear in mind that the content of some of these websites might not be as reliable or up-to-date as printed books, check that the content matches your syllabus and if in doubt ask your teacher.

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