Wondering how to revise for GCSE Maths effectively? It’s not easy to get it right but, with a little help from Beyond Revision, we can set you on your way to exam success.
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Plan Out Your Way to Peak Performance
Effective exam revision requires some consideration. We should aim to do the following:
- Make a revision timetable that suits you specifically. You can find out how to make an effective revision timetable with guidance from this blog.
- Look after yourself. It’s important that you manage the stress of exams by balancing your daily schedule factoring in time away from study. This post on coping with exam stress should equip you with the knowledge needed to maintain a healthy equilibrium.
- Mark the important dates on your calendar. You’ll need to know what your endpoint is. When are those Maths exams and how do they fit around the other subject assessments? In order to complete your revision, you’ll need to know when your deadlines are. These GCSE exam dates will help you plan out your schedule.
- Understand which revision techniques work best for you. Everyone is different. Some people need to see words written down to understand whereas others might need things made more visual to them, or perhaps explained verbally. Some like quizzes whereas others need mind maps or flashcards. You get the point. These top 10 revision techniques should help you learn about your preferred study methods.
- Maximise the impact of your revision notes. Don’t just write stuff for the sake of it. If we’re to use our time writing down important info then let’s ensure it’s useful to us. You can learn about the most efficient way to make revision notes here.
- Now we get to the specifics of how to revise for GCSE Maths. Yep, you guessed it. Past papers! These should help you get some essential practice in:
That should well and truly get you on your way!
But you can never have too many learning resources. So if you’d like to revise various topics from the KS3 and GCSE Maths curriculum, you can check out our Maths revision page right here.
From there, we house a huge library of Maths materials over at Beyond Secondary Resources. You can search by level and topic, with KS3 Maths joining GCSE Foundation and GCSE Higher Level Maths in providing you with the tools needed to reach every grade of the courses.