A little while ago I remember having a telephone conversation with one of my YouTube subscribers. She had made contact to talk through her GCSE course and, as a mature student, wanted some advice about how to 'get her 'mojo' back and study more.' Two things came out of the discussion: - It was a little more encouragement to write 'How to get an A in maths' and - We had … [Read more...]

## Answers to hard math questions – with videos

"Answers to hard math questions" .. is just a random collection of videos for High School math questions. The whole idea is to stop the video at the very beginning, test yourself, and then work through the solution given in the rest of the video. Many of the questions are A*, A and B grade although I'd like to get a good level of challenge for all students. It's quite … [Read more...]

## How to do math translations

How to do math translations .. isn't the easiest name for a blog post but, in the interests of good keyword research, these seem to be the kind of words that have been typed into Google. I guess that's just the way some maths topics are presented, perhaps just a little awkward to search for information in a way that works for you. Either way I'm glad you're here! Math … [Read more...]

## GCSE practice papers

Here's a range of older curriculum GCSE practice papers. View YouTube videos here for new 9-1 grade. I'll add the answer papers soon, although I'm sure you're working through plenty of practice exam papers. Here's 6 tips to help you answer maths word problems and developing independent learning skills. You never know, you might be heading for one of 10 seriously brilliant … [Read more...]

## Help with Year 6 SATS maths vocabulary

It's easy to assume that a student knows the meaning of all the words used in the Year 6 SATS maths vocabulary.. ... but, just in case, here's a list of some of the more common maths terms used. These have been taken from SATS papers 2001 - 2013. I hope they are useful and please do let me know if I've missed any! Angles Angles are formed when 2 straight lines meet at a … [Read more...]