I am thrilled that all my students achieved their A level Maths goals this week. The circumstances were particularly challenging; a new specification, limited resources, tough papers, leaked questions but they kept their heads, did their best and carried on.
Review of 2019 A Level Papers. East & Central Hertfordshire Mathematics Teacher Network Monday 8th July 2019 The John Warner School, Hoddesdon Tuesday 9th July 2019 Samuel Ryder Academy, St Albans After two years hard work getting to grips with
The second session on differentiation from first principles seemed another gentle build up to the problem solving exam questions to come. However, Val highlighted the trickier questions on trig which may require students to use the small angle approximations in their differentiation and the questions requiring the gradient at a point. I have seen students confident with differentiation from first principles wobble with a question like
It has been quiet on the Blog post as we have been busy preparing for the new specification A level mocks, waiting for the results and reflecting on the outcomes. Finally, today I finished my last run through of a
We made it through Year 1! Following my post on 12th November 2017 here is an update after a full year of teaching. No further surprises on topics, perhaps worthy of note was needing to know:- The definition of an
It was a privilege to be invited by Mrs Marsh, Head of KS5 at St George’s School, to observe a Year 12 lesson using my videos on the Large Data Set OCR So relieved to find the students able to
Exciting times keeping up to date with the New A Level syllabus. Already met a few surprises; sketching a derivative graph – what sorcery is this(not sure anyone got it at Uni)! Certainly builds a deeper understanding, just hoping it