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GCSE Maths 9-1: How did it perform in its second summer?


Created on 18 September 2018 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 18 September 2018 by ncetm_administrator

GCSE Maths 9-1: How did it perform in its second summer?

Representatives from England’s three main exam boards share their thoughts with us on the questions they set, how students (and questions!) performed, what they learned from social media and much more.

Show notes:

Taking part in the discussion are:

  • Andrew Taylor (AQA)
  • Graham Cumming (Edexcel)
  • Neil Ogden (OCR)
  • Gwen Tresidder (NCETM Communications Manager)

7.55 Graham mentions a question where students are required to find the equation of a line (though he misremembers the line) [Edexel Paper 2, Q22(F), Q3(H)]

19:18 Andrew refers to the first question on one of AQA’s papers [AQA Paper 1(F), Q1]

21:28 Neil mentions a question involving rotational symmetry of an octagon [OCR, Paper 3(F), Q1b]

23:55 Andrew mentions a question about the properties of a rhombus [AQA Paper 3(H), Q13]

24:30 Graham refers to a vector question on the Higher paper [Edexel Paper 1, Q26(H)]

25:47 Graham mentions a question about a bicycle race: [Edexel Paper 1 Q22(F), Q4(H)]

32:06 Graham refers to a question about a tennis court [Edexel Paper 3, Q12(F)]

32:37 Graham talks about a question involving house prices [Edexel Paper 3, Q11(H)]

33:50 Neil talks about a proof question [OCR Paper 5(H), Q15]

35:07 Neil talks about a poorly understood vectors question [OCR Paper3(F), Q12c(ii)]

36:20 Graham refers to a perimeter question with a triangle with sides in the ratio 3:4:5 [Edexel Paper 1, Q8(H)]

37:05 Graham refers to a question about 4 squares and finding co-ordinates [Edexel Paper 1, Q24(F), Q6(H)]

38:30 Andrew talks about an Area Under a Graph question [AQA Paper 3(H) Q24]

38:50 Andrew talks about a question involving a Venn diagram [AQA Paper 2 (H), Q25]

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18 October 2018 08:29
Well worth the 40 mins. Interesting, informative and well presented. Colin P Maths Hub YH1
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