July 2017

December 2016

H v F ..

2017-07-02T19:57:04+00:00 December 11th, 2016|AQA, DFE, Edexcel, Intervention, NEW GCSE 9-1, OCR, Ofqual|

No-one knows what the boundaries for any grade are going to be next Summer; There is lots of second guessing going on and I've seen some things that are glaringly wrong and I've seen some things that are founded on good common sense but what is obvious is that the [...]

October 2016

September 2016

Teach GCSE Resit in FE?

2017-07-02T19:57:06+00:00 September 11th, 2016|Blog, Intervention, NEW GCSE 9-1|

If you are teaching Maths in FE then resits are very close to your heart. Students now have to continue to study Maths if they haven't achieved a grade C in Maths when they move to post-16 education. If they get a D they have to do GCSE and below [...]

April 2016

March 2016

You may find that ..

2016-03-29T13:33:00+00:00 March 29th, 2016|Blog, Intervention, NEW GCSE 9-1|

... this is interesting rather than useful, but I've been getting lots of emails about assessment (I've just got below 150 for the first time since we set up JustMaths!!) for the new 9-1 GCSE and all I can do is tell you what we're doing in our day jobs. [...]

January 2016

Mr Bartons PodCast

2016-01-31T12:00:18+00:00 January 31st, 2016|Blog, Intervention, Teaching, TES|

If you don't know about this you should do - Mr Barton has been doing some podcasts and they are brilliant. He has spoken to the "big names" from 3 of the exam boards and listening to them has been brilliant  - it's nice to hear people talking about Maths [...]