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Calculating the learners’ scores
Extended responses: interpreting the outcomes
Creative teaching tactics are helping to promote independent learning.
Weekly mentoring of GCSE maths learners by those in the year above them has boosted confidence and attainment.
Rigorous schemes of work, extensive practice on past exam papers and getting learners to think for themselves, are helping overcome any ‘fear’ of maths.
Using ‘Learning Ladders’ as a motivational tool has given learners a clear list of objectives to achieve en route to securing their targeted grades in GCSE maths.
Setting a ‘global grade’ for each learner has contributed to raising the percentage of candidates achieving A*-C in maths from 46% to over 70% over five years.