Hard Questions Practise for GCSE Maths ?Watch
In our school we have assessments which would determine if we have a-level offers or not. We need to get about 95% for further maths, and I am not sure how to boost my grades. We had one of our tests today, and I am uncertain I will receive this offer. My average is in the 80s and I need to boost this to consistent 95%. The test we had today was quite time=pressured. We do edexcel for GCSE. Any thoughts on hard, diffcult question banks or past papers or questions (etc.) which will help boost my grade, and also the best ways to boost this grade.
But, if that is the situation you're in then I would just recommend doing tons and tons of practise papers. If you're in the 80s then you tend to know your stuff, it's now just about exam technique. If you haven't already go to your exam board's website and pick out some past papers, look at the mark schemes, and see what you're doing wrong; it will probably that you're just not checking the boxes on some of the questions. If you have already done this then go to other exam board's you're not doing and do their practise papers. And finally, if you've done all that go and do some A-Level papers, base A-Level maths is a lot of just rehearsing the stuff you've learnt from GCSE anyway, or so I hear, I'm still doing GCSEs.
This is my personal experience with exam issues. To get those final marks you really just need to revise and practise your exam technique. Of course, it's always great to learn and revise your subjects so here are a few resources for mathematics:
https://www.khanacademy.org/ - American, but great explanations.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLJ...UYO2tOEcXe1mHA - also great help, lots of explanations on exam techniques as well.
https://www.mathsisfun.com/ - good for the basics.
https://www.amazon.co.uk/GCSE-Maths-...s%2C167&sr=8-8 - CGP, great revision booklet.