Pearson Edexcel GCSEs Mathematics (9–1) from 2015 – post-16 resits
Embedding problem solving
In this video, Grahame Smart offers ideas for embedding problem solving in GCSE Mathematics.
Grahame is a Maths AST who has worked in over fifty schools across the country to help improve teaching and learning within Mathematics. Most recently he has worked as a consultant at Buxton School in Leytonstone, where he was charged with delivering improvements in teaching and learning across both the secondary and primary phase. One year on and the GCSE results have improved from 50% to 78% A*–C, as well as best-ever results in primary at Levels 5 and 6. He has had many Maths resources published, and recently sat on Edexcel’s national panel responsible for delivering Maths GCSE reform.