Gcse Maths Foundation Homework Book

Nick Asker

Nick is a Mathematics Advisor for Improve Maths. Nick started teaching mathematics in 1982 and has spent almost 20 years teaching in a variety of settings including secondary schools and all-age special schools. Nick has been a Head of Department and a Local Authority Mathematics Advisor, as well as a Regional Advisor for the National Strategies. He supports mathematics departments to develop their teaching through plan-teach-review cycles. He holds an NPQH and is qualified to lead inspections on behalf of Ofsted. 

Rachael Horsmann

Rachael currently works across a group of schools for Comberton Village Academy Trust as an Advanced Skills Teacher and Specialist Leader of Education, supporting teaching staff and Heads of Department, delivering training and working closely with national organisations. Recently appointed as Lead for the Cambridge Maths Hub, Rachael also acts as Chair for the 11–16 sub-committee and Teaching Committee. She is a member of the Council for the Mathematical Association (MA) where she delivers CPD workshops and training sessions, helps to form responses to government consultations and develops resources for publication. She has also held positions as Director of Maths, Primary and Secondary Liaison and Assistant Head.

Pauline McLean

Pauline worked at Norfolk LA as a Mathematics Adviser and has been a mathematics teacher for over 20 years. She worked for Capita’s school improvement service, is Ofsted trained and is keen on developing maths pedagogies.

Karen Morrison

Karen is an experienced teacher and teacher-trainer who now works as an author and materials developer. She is the author of a number of mathematics courses. Karen has travelled extensively and has worked collaboratively with teachers and authors in the UK, Caribbean, Middle East, Asia and Africa.

Julia Smith

Julia Smith is Editor of the NCETM Secondary magazine and is an NCETM PD Lead. Julia is a Subject Secondary Lead for Mathematics for Suffolk/Norfolk ITT, a teacher trainer with ACER and is an outstanding classroom practitioner with management experience within secondary and FE. Awarded the Goldsmith's Award in 2013, Julia has worked as Mathematics Portal manager with the Open University, is a specialist in Functional Maths and has authored a number of secondary and FE titles.

The author, Michael White, is a successful and well respected practising teacher with over 25 years of classroom experience. He knows what is needed to gain the best results. This book covers the material required for the GCSE Higher Tier (grades A* to D). Questions are provided at the end of each unit for students to test themselves against each learning objective stated at the start of the unit. These are then backed up with a selection of GCSE examination questions.

Each unit contains a functional ‘Use your maths’ section. The purpose in tackling each section is to encourage discussion and to highlight the maths required in a variety of situations

  • Thousands of questions at the appropriate level of difficulty
  • Excellent value at just £12.00 for nearly 600 pages
  • Functional maths tasks at different levels of difficulty
  • Homework books available at both levels to accompany main textbook
  • Contains past examination questions from AQA, Edexcel, OCR, CCEA and WJEC boards.

To help facilitate the range of abilities within a class, each section of work is identified as being ‘M’ or ‘E’. ‘M’ sections cover the main part of the syllabus (mainly grades B, C and D). ‘E’ sections cover the extended part of the syllabus grades A* and A).

Constant revisiting of topics is essential for exam success. Throughout this book, the author provides ‘Can you still?’ sections to encourage this continual reviewing process.

ISBN: 9781 906 622 169

SKU: HGCSECategory: GCSE - Higher

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