Maths GCSE May Half Term Class OLD

This one day course is the perfect way to prepare for your Paper 2. Our enthusiastic teacher Joanna will guide students through the key maths skills required for the topics we predict are likely to come up after Paper 1. She will then go through past paper questions to help improve exam technique and identify areas of weakness to work on. Students will receive a booklet of past paper questions by topic to take home with them. Full of tips and tricks to attain top marks, this course will leave students feeling confident and prepared going into their final maths exam.
Please note: this course is designed for Edexcel higher tier students.

Structure of the Days

This 1 day course runs from 9.30am – 5pm.

Registration is at 9.15am.

There will be a one-hour lunch break and a couple of 10-min breaks in the morning and afternoon sessions.

Lunch is not provided but there are places to eat in and around the campus.

Course Content

Session 1
Algebra Review
– Changing the subject
– Expanding the brackets
– Factorising
– Solving Equations

Straight line graphs
– Sketching graphs
– Gradient between co-ordinates
– Equations of lines
– Perpendicular lines
– Parallel lines

Session 2
– Functions
– Inverse functions
– Compound functions

Quadratic Sequences

12.30 – 13.30
Session 3

Completing the Square

Quadratic simultaneous equations

15.00 – 15.30
Session 4
– Trigonometry (SohCahToa, Sine/Cosine rule)
– Pythagoras
– Area of a triangle

Problem Solving and exam style questions

Maths GCSE May Half Term Class OLD

Tutor: Joanna John-Baptiste

With 4 years experience working in schools including Dulwich College and Whitgift School in both Mathematics and Learning Support departments, Joanna is well experienced working with a range of mathematical abilities. She has an interest in the Science of Learning, where she applies effective and proven teaching methods to suit individual learning needs.

Joanna loves teaching Maths: particularly taking complex principles and finding ways to communicate them to students in an understandable and clear way. She creates a positive, calm and productive work environment and has been successful in building students’ confidence, motivation and enjoyment of Maths, which is proven to increase ability.

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  • Edexcel Maths GCSE 1 day course
    May 29, 2019
    9:15 am - 5:00 pm