GCSE Mathematics: 5 Day Revision Course
Our 5 day GCSE Maths course aims to give you confidence in applying your mathematical skills, knowledge and understanding to help you get the best results in your maths exam. We offer:
• GCSE Foundation tier 1-4 grade revision
• GCSE Higher tier 5-9 grade revision
During our maths revision course you will take part in a range of activities, from teacher-led activities to student-led work. The revision will take account of your predicted and target grades to provide a setting that promotes confidence and challenges.
The course will focus on the topics that your child wants to revise and those that commonly cause students difficulty, from the following topic areas:
Number: Multiples, Factors, Prime numbers, Fractions, Decimals, Percentages, Rounding numbers, Estimating, Surds.
Algebra: Algebra basics, Powers and Roots, Multiplying out brackets, Factorising, Solving equations, Rearranging formulas, Factorising quadratics, Completing the square, Algebraic fractions, Sequences, Inequalities, Graphic inequalities, Iterative methods, Simultaneous equations, Proof, Functions.
Graphs: Straight lines, Gradients, Intercepts, Coordinates and ratio, Parallel and perpendicular lines, Quadratic graphs, Solving equations using graphs, Graph transformations, Real-life graphs.
Ratio proportion & rates of change: Ratios, Direct and inverse proportion, Percentages, Compound growth and decay, Unit conversions, Speed, Density, Pressure.
Geometry & measures: Angles, Parallel lines, Polygons, Triangles and quadrilaterals, Circle geometry, Congruent shapes, The four transformations, Area and perimeter, 3D shapes, Enlargements and projections, Loci and construction, Bearings, Measures, Pythagoras’ theorem, Trigonometry, The Sine and Cosine rules, Vectors.
Statistics & probability: Probability basics, Counting outcomes, Probability experiments, The AND/OR rules, Tree diagrams, Conditional probability, Sets and Venn diagrams, Sampling and bias, Mean, Median, Mode, Range, Frequency tables, Box plots, Histograms, Time series, Scatter graphs, Comparing data sets.
Not only will our teachers review fundamental subject areas and focus on topics that cause the most problems, but they’ll also give students exam technique tips and tricks. Course activities can include:
Past papers: students may work through previous GCSE Maths papers, both independently and as part of the revision group.
Full teaching: this mix of stimulating group discussion and teaching is an excellent way to consolidate and expand knowledge.
Descriptive sessions: students study Maths resources and then discuss and describe topics in full.
Class Sizes & Staff
Very small class sizes, 6 students maximum. Patient, dedicated and enthusiastic teachers ensure your child gets the most out of their time spent with us. All staff at TGC are dynamic subject specialists, with a good degree in a relevant subject, usually Mathematics, and a post-graduate teaching qualification backed up with years of teaching and assessment experience.
We’re extremely passionate about all things education and ensuring that your child realises their potential and thereby maximise their chances of success in the GCSE exams. We believe performance is all about confidence, and understanding its relevance and application when it comes to examinations. Confidence, motivation and a solid work ethic are the key ingredients to exam success. At TGC, we have it in abundance!
Structured 5 day course covering all of the GCSE Maths syllabus.
Book by the end of November 2019 and receive a 5% discount!