GCSE revision

GCSE Maths Revision Help

Barnet and Southgate College has researched useful websites to help students prepare for the GCSE Maths exams

Prepare for GCSE Maths

Click the buttons below to help prepare for the GCSE Maths exam. Don't forget your calculators as well as a compass, protractor, tracing paper, pencil and pens.

Past papers and helpful hints

Click the links below to access previous maths exam papers from different examination boards (please note if you are a current GCSE student at the College, we use the Pearsons Edexcel examination board)

Helpful hints for revsion and the exam

  • Create a revison timetable
  • Do practice papers and worksheets
  • Take regular study breaks
  • Mix up how you study - use videos, worksheets and books
  • Show all your working out on the paper
  • Always give the correct unit in your answer (m, cm, kg etc)
  • If a calculator is allowed press the reset button before the exam begins
  • Re-read each question to make sure you understand exactly what it is asking
  • Use a pencil to draw graphs and diagrams in case you make a mistake. All other questions must be answered in pen
  • When answering geometry questions, see if the question is ‘drawn to scale’ or not. This will tell you whether or not you will need to use measuring instruments such as a ruler or protractor
  • Always show all your construction lines when using a compass

Good luck with those exams!

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