May 2023 teaching Maths update | Pearson qualifications

May 2023 teaching Maths update

5 May 2023

Dear Colleagues

With a fortnight to go until the first live maths exam, we wanted to use this update to make sure you have everything you need to prepare your students in the final days.

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Top tips for the exam period

We also want to share a few tips and tricks, as well as handy guides and links to places you can turn to for support before, during and after the exam period.

CPD networks

Do keep an eye out for our post-exam CPD networks. These will include, ‘motivating your low attainers’, ‘post-16 support and Autumn Term Bootcamp’, ‘getting ready to teach GCSE statistics’, and so much more.
Spotlight – Round 2: Face to Face Collaborative Network Meetings
These FREE in-person meetings are back for a second time post-pandemic. Each meeting aims to give colleagues a chance to build a network of local support and share good practice in a face-to-face setting.

By attending your local network, you can look forward to:

  • Some exciting updates about a new qualification we are developing, we will also dive into
  • A look at the new features and resources on the Maths Emporium
  • Discussing how you manage the mathematical transition from primary to secondary school.

Find your local meeting:

  • Preston - 19 June 2023 (14:00 - 16:00) - Lostock Hall Academy
  • Isleworth - 20 June 2023 (13:30 - 15:30) - Gumley House Convent School
  • Maidstone - 21 June 2023 (14:00 - 16:00) - MEPA Academy
  • Norwich - 22 June 2023 (14:00 - 16:00) - Thorpe St Andrew School
  • Bromsgrove -27 June 2023 (14:00 - 16:00) - North Bromsgrove School
  • Penrith - 28 June 2023 (14:00 - 16:00) - Queen Elizabeth Grammar School
  • Bristol - 29 June 2023 (13:30 - 15:30) Bristol Free School

A Level Maths, Further Maths and Maths in Context

Check out these new releases:

Our Brand New AS Level Maths Mock Set 2 was released onto the website on Friday. The AS Maths Mock set 1 will now be moved to the Maths Emporium. All our mocks are created by the same team that write the live exam papers to give you the confidence to use them in internal assessments.

Our new Top Ten Tips for A Level Maths and Further Maths to help students as they approach the exams is now on the Emporium.

Our recent online session taking a Deep Dive into Teaching and Revising Ladder Problems is now on our YouTube channel. It’s well worth a look through as you approach final revision with students

For Maths in Context (Core Maths), we have our new Project Book mapping, with links to the specification areas and we’ve uploading our large print modified papers to the Emporium.

GCSE and International GCSE Maths Revision Resources Reminder

Don’t forget all the FREE GCSE practice papers that we have ready for you on the Emporium:

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Also, we have the new student friendly top tips poster and revision checklists:
NEW Student-Friendly GCSE Maths Revision Checklists
Examiner Top Tips for Students

For our international candidates, there are now some new ‘Aiming For’ papers, Crossover question papers and the NEW revision checklist.

Crossover Papers
‘Aiming For’ Papers

Thank you for making it this far and we hope that you have found something new or been reminded of some resources that will help you and your students in this final preparation stage.

The Emporium Team

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