**additional**resources which were designed for GCSE 9 - 1.

If you're looking specifically for Foundation tier resources, then this post provides a good summary.

**Practice papers**

All four awarding bodies have published numerous sets of practice and past exam papers. Given that the differences between exam board specifications are minimal, we are able to use 9 - 1 papers from every exam board. Don't forget that old GCSE papers - including intermediate tier papers - are still helpful too.

If this isn't enough, then don't worry - there are plenty more practice papers available. For example Churchill Maths papers are reliable and high quality. For £150 + VAT you can buy 15 practice papers for Higher and 15 practice papers for Foundation. The Higher tier papers are particularly good for stretching students who are working at a Grade 8 or 9. You can check out their free sample papers here. They're pretty challenging.

ZigZag Education also sells packs of practice papers - for £389 you can buy a pack of 30 practice papers for Higher and 30 practice papers for Foundation. That will keep your students busy! Sample papers are available on their website.

For £6 students can buy a pack of 6 practice papers from CGP (these are much cheaper for schools to buy in bulk directly from CGP). Practice paper books are also available to buy.

**Revision by topic**

Topic tests provided by AQA and Edexcel (through All About Maths and the Emporium respectively) are really helpful. OCR's check in tests are good too.

Maths Genie continues to be a very user-friendly website (I recommend it to my A level students). It has been updated for GCSE 9 - 1 so you'll find exam style questions on new topics plus practice papers.

Corbett Maths also has exam style questions, including new GCSE topics.

Also, don't forget that Mel at justmaths.co.uk has pulled together GCSE 9 - 1 specimen questions by topic.

Keep an eye on JustMaths and Corbett Maths between the GCSE exams because they will probably produce 'best guess' papers after Papers 1 and 2 have been taken place.

**Resources to purchase**

There are loads of resources that your students can buy through Amazon. I imagine that schools might buy some of these resources for their Pupil Premium students. CGP have summarised the content of their extensive range here. They have good prices for schools. Pearson has a range of revision products too, as does Collins and Scholastic. I have written my own Knowledge Quiz revision books which are designed to help students memorise facts. You can bulk buy for schools through the publisher at £5 per book. If you're looking for revision apps, I recommend Key Cards.

**Revision cards**

9 - 1 revision cards are available to buy from The Mathematical Association, Corbett Maths and Pearson. Flash cards can be downloaded for free from tannermaths.co.uk.

**Aimed at Grade 9**

Around 3% of the cohort will get a Grade 9. I like it that there is a new grade that identifies the country's best mathematicians, much like the A* at A level. Here are some resources for students working at this level:

- There are revision workbooks for 'Grade 9 targeted exam practice' here.
- There are three 'Grade 9' booklets here at Bland.in.
- Pixi Maths has a Grade 9 booklet here.
- m4ths.com has Grade 9 resources here.

**Breakfast revision**

I have a set of Non Calculator Breakfast Warm Up activities and Calculator Breakfast Warm Up activities for both Foundation and Higher tier. These are intended to provide an accessible, stress free warm up on the morning of the exam.

I also have four shorter Breakfast Revision Workouts for Higher GCSE.

Nikki (@mathszest) has shared a warm up PowerPoint aimed at students targeting a Grade 6. It’s a mixture of reminders and questions.

Mel from Just Maths has made some useful 'Preparing for Your Maths Exam' slides containing last minute exam tips and information for students. It's probably best not to do this on the morning of the exam, but it's great for your last maths lesson.

**Checklists**

Mr Chadburn (@mrchadburn) has shared some good quality GCSE revision checklists.

If you use Hegarty Maths then you can get checklists with clip numbers directly from the teacher resources section.

Some students struggle to use revision checklists because they don't know what the topic titles refer to. This 'one question per topic' checklist from andrewshorty on TES solves that problem. It's for the old GCSE though so will need some modification.

**Memorising facts**

In addition to my Knowledge Quiz revision books which are specifically designed to help students memorise facts by repeated self-quizzing, here are some formula and fact quizzes:

- Edexcel has a poster of formulae to learn - thanks to @MaxTheMaths for sharing his related gap fill activity here.
- My adaptation of this formula quiz is available here.
- Shareen Khaliq of Harris Chobham further adapted this quiz for her top set - you can download her version here.
- I have also made a units quiz so students can check they know their unit conversions.

**My resources**

- I've made four sets of revision mats each with four different difficulty levels. These resources suit students working at Grade 1 up to Grade 9 and are not tailored to a specific exam board or series.
- Adam Smith (@Adam_SmithMaths) and I created two Higher GCSE workouts. These take a good 45 minutes and are very 'print budget friendly'. @onechriswhite created a tip sheet to go with the calculator workout.
- I have also made two Foundation workouts that can each be printed onto a single side of A4.
- I made 'Spot the Mistake' revision activities for Higher and Foundation tier in case you're looking for something a bit different.
- My resource Algebra Form Time Revision for Foundation GCSE contains form time interventions which are 20 - 25 minutes long and designed to be delivered by maths teachers using a booklet and PowerPoint.

**Additional resources**

Here are some more general revision resources that I've collected:

- Maths4Everyone has topic booklets and topic review sheets.
- I love the Revision Races from SimplyEffectiveEducation on TES. There's one for Grades 4/5, one for Grades 1 - 3 and one for Grades 6 - 9.
- SSDD Problems work really well for mixed topic revision.
- The maths team at Delta Trust have shared free revision resources including starters, booklets and grids.
- Crashmaths.com has 9-1 practice papers and other resources. Their higher revision maze is great.
- Dr Frost has a collection of full coverage revision worksheets by topic.
- On MathsBot.com you'll find GCSE questions, revision grids and practice papers.
- Access Maths has a page full of lovely 9 - 1 revision activities including revision mats, relays and mazes.
- I've collated a large collection of revision clocks - these were particularly popular in summer 2016. The idea works well for any qualification and age group.
- PixiMaths has a collection of GCSE 9 - 1 booklets and other revision resources on the revision page of her website
- Sandra from MathsBox has shared a free Foundation Revision Relay and Higher Revision Relay. She has also shared two lovely Big Mistake activities: one for Foundation and one for Higher.
- Edexcel's Emporium has lots of revision resources for teachers to download.
- Foundation students can practise key skills in these helpful booklets from @SK18Maths. I have created a PowerPoint to accompany the algebra booklet.
- Foundation teachers might also find these Foundation Revision Starters by debjacka on TES helpful, plus these Foundation Revision Mats from ttxjbw on TES.
- Steve at m4ths.com has created a 9 - 1 GCSE Help Book. He has also shared a help sheet and tracking sheet for Foundation students.
- Onmaths.com is a website where students can complete practice papers online.

Have I missed anything? Please share your resources in the comments below.

As always Jo you are the Queen of bring resources together, thank you for help so much!

ReplyDeleteFabulous! Thanks very much for all your research.

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ReplyDeleteHi Jo! Awesome info - thanks! Did your school get the Churchill papers for 9-1? How do you find them?

ReplyDeleteYes, we got them. They're excellent. We're putting some of them into a pack to issue to students before Easter. We'll use the rest in class. They're very high quality, definitely worth the money.

DeleteExcellent - thanks for the info! Will definitely look into them!

DeleteHi, Try a look at Mathsbot.com for generated Practice papers Higher/ Foundation (9-1) plus a lot of help for all the new topics.

ReplyDeleteHi. Thanks - I've already mentioned Mathsbot.com in this post (listed under 'more resources' above).

Deletecan some1 pls give me some churchill maths papers 4 free.

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Hi. There are three Churchill papers available for free here: http://www.churchillmaths.co.uk/gcse-9-1/. You can also access free sample ZigZag papers here: http://zigzageducation.co.uk/synopses/6445-gcse-9-1-maths-foundation-higher-papers-edexcel.asp.

DeleteHi, do you have an AQA revision checklist of topics for students?

ReplyDeleteHi. Check out this Twitter thread - there's a couple of links here https://twitter.com/oca_maths/status/815597506625212416

Delete(The Edexcel list is easily adapted for AQA)

DeleteRecently I found a blank formula sheet which was great for checking which formula the students could remember. It was based on the edexcel sheet and called a formula quiz but I can't find it again. Can anyone help?

ReplyDeleteIs it not the one I listed above (bullet point 6)?

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ReplyDeleteBrilliant, many thanks. Have a good day

ReplyDeleteJust to let you know - the Pixi maths TES link is dead. You might want to link to the Pixi website here: https://www.piximaths.co.uk/revision-materials

ReplyDeleteThank you! Fixed.

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ReplyDeleteThank you so much for doing these - I always forget where I found what, so to have it all summarised in one place is GREAT!

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Very interesting! Thanks for the share

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ReplyDeleteThanks, this is really useful! I've also created documents of past IGCSE questions for every topic, at least in the old syllabus, mostly with video solutions too. They are are collected on my website here https://mathsaurus.com/gcse-and-igcse/igcse-exam-questions-by-topic/

ReplyDeleteI vaguely remember a resource which generated "first 10 questions" for foundation students. I've had a hunt about but can't find it. Does it ring a bell for anyone?

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