Revising for Grade 5 in Mathematics
A GCSE revision programme covering 30 key topics
Revising for Grade 5 in Mathematics is a ready-made, active revision programme for students aiming for that all-important Grade 5 in GCSE Maths.
The booklet consists of 30 revision sessions, each one focussing on a topic which is important for GCSE success at Grade 5. The sessions demand concentration, and are each intended to take about 45 minutes to complete.
The programme is designed to encourage independent working, and to complement work and revision in school. Topics have been chosen to enable best use of revision time. Careful working through the complete course of 30 sessions will ensure balanced coverage of the syllabus at Grade 5 standard.
Each of the 30 sessions consists of:
- a quick quiz to encourage recall of important facts and methods
- a short review of the previous session
- simple explanations and reminders
- several carefully varied questions to cement understanding
- a selection of reasoning and problem-solving questions
Exercises have been designed to support the specifications of all exam boards, and help students to understand the ‘why’ rather than just the ‘what’.
Each session comes in the form of a tear-off sheet, attractively presented in full colour. Separate answer sheets are provided for some of the sessions, with diagrams and graphs for students to draw on or annotate. A full set of answers can be found at the back.
Though written with the needs of Grade 5 students in mind, the programme may also be useful for Grade 6 students in revising topics they have not studied recently.
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