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Our events programme will help you deliver GCSE (9-1) Mathematics with confidence.

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Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Mathematics post-16 resits live online clinic

Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Mathematics post-16 resits live online clinic

Providing expert advice on exam performance, support resources and teaching & learning approaches

As part of our commitment to providing ongoing support to all our GCSE Maths post-16 centres, we introduced a new style of free live online event in the spring term where teachers could join in, and have their queries around the teaching and learning of GCSE (9-1) Mathematics as a post-16 resit answered there and then, in real time.

These free events were specifically targeted at teachers, tutors, lecturers or curriculum leads delivering GCSE (9-1) Mathematics to post-16 learners and hosted by Nicola Clarke, one of our post-16 subject specialists.

Each session started with a presentation by on a specific topic targeted at post-16 and then opened up for questions from teachers.

Each session was recorded and we will soon be sharing some short videos where Nicola answers the most popular questions. Look out for them soon.

Each session will include a presentation by Nicola on a specific topic targeted at post-16. The session will then be opened up for questions and answers on areas of teaching learning specifically related to the teaching of GCSE (9-1) Mathematics as a post-16 resit.

Tuesday 12 February Wednesday 27 February Wednesday 27 March
Performance data from the
June 2018 and November
2018 exam series
Post-16 resources
Exam preparation and revision
Implications for post-16

If you have questions about exam papers, results or support provided for our GCSE or A level Maths qualifications, then please contact us at

Free to attend, these online clinics are for maths teachers and tutors, and curriculum leads teaching GCSE (9-1) Mathematics as a post-16 resit. You can join the live online event and stay from beginning to end, or just drop in when you’re ready.

You’ll be able to ask questions through the training platform and Nicola will answer them during the session. If too many questions are submitted during the session we will ensure that we respond to unanswered questions once the event is over.

In addition to gaining some useful advice and tips and having your questions answered, you can visit the Maths Emporium to access specific post-16 tools and resources developed by Pearson to help support you in the teaching and learning of GCSE (9-1) Mathematics as a post-16 resit.

You can register for an account to access the Maths Emporium by visiting or emailing

Nicola Clarke has taught mathematics across a range of levels and different qualifications for over 20 years. Her passion is for post-16 education and the majority of her experience has been with vocational learners. She was part of the team that delivered the highly regarded Mathematics Enhancement Programme which supported Functional Skills tutors to step up to teach GCSE Maths. In an FE college, Nicola was responsible for overseeing a large team of maths tutors successfully teach GCSE Maths for the first time to post-16 learners. She has also worked with Pearson for a number of years.