# Revision Buddies GCSE Maths

£2.99 / year

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**Schools and Parents:** If you wish to buy Revision Buddies for a student or a group of students to have the ability to view reports on student progress then please select the Student Enrolment option. See here for more details.

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## Description

Revision Buddies GCSE Maths: A comprehensive self-assessment revision tool, written by passionate teachers, developed by a team dedicated to transforming GCSE revision.

1000s of multiple choice questions, each with an explanatory note covering the key topics across the higher & lower tiers of the AQA, OCR & Edexcel GCSE exam boards. Monitor your progress, share your results on Facebook &Twitter, and access past papers and mark schemes.

This self-assessment series is designed to ensure that you get to grips with all that you need to know in order to excel in your GCSE exam.

Key Features:

– Revise anywhere, anytime

– Comprehensive content covering the Higher & Lower tiers of the Edexcel, AQA & OCR syllabuses

– Adapt the app to your own needs and requirements

– Test yourself with over 1500 questions, with illustrations, graphs & detailed explanations

– Review your answers, find the gaps in your learning & repeat difficult questions

– Monitor progress with self-assessment graphs

– Access relevant past papers and mark schemes

– Share your results with friends on Facebook and Twitter

– Email progress charts to your teacher or upload results through smart integration with applications such as Firefly and Dropbox

Practice makes perfect! Use this app for just 10 minutes a day and be amazed at how your results can improve.

Students/Parents:

We aim to consolidate knowledge, further understanding and boost confidence in the lead up to GCSEs. Revise at your own pace, in your own time – once downloaded, you can use it offline – simply select the topics appropriate to you and get to grips with the facts that you need to know for your exams.

Teachers:

Have a look and see how we can transform your students’ revision experience. Like what you see? Get in touch to find out how you can take advantage of our bulk purchase discount schemes, getting our apps to your students, regardless of their device, faff free.

Quality Content:

All Revision Buddies content is written by qualified key stage 4 teachers, examiners and academics

Key topics covered: (Please see our website for full details: www.revisionbuddies.com)

– Number

– Data Handling

– Algebra

– Geometry

All content has been written to the highest standard by Colin Stobart, since 2008 Colin has been Head of Mathematics at Sherborne International, a part of Sherborne School in Dorset. Colin is dedicated to his subject & has striven to ensure that this content is in line with the requirements of the Edexcel, OCR & AQA GCSE exam boards.

For further detail please see our website: www.revisionbuddies.com

Testimonials from the series:

From Students:

Really helpful and fun *****

“What a great app! I found the explanations especially helpful and the access to past papers meant that I could test my knowledge as I went along. Really helpful and easy to use, would recommend to anyone about to sit their exams as a way of breaking up a day of samey revision!”

Best revision app on the store *****

“As a student going into my GCSE exams this is the most helpful revision app series on the App Store.”

From Parents:

Sooo helpful *****

“Working whilst with two children doing their GCSEs is not easy so being able to rely on this app is great. I wanted to ensure the quality of the content so went through it myself first, quite enjoyed it really!! Looking forward to a few more topics! Thanks.”

From Teachers:

Great*****

“Recommended to my GCSE class for quick revision and reminders. They even added on the Spec’ I asked for. Impressed.”

“Promoting your app to all my year 10s tomorrow…they are going to love it..#A*s”

“Your apps are proving very popular with our Y11s including my own nephew who found the science ones very useful this weekend”

## Quizzes

## Course Content

## Course Content

## Topics Covered

(Higher or Foundation content included where applicable)

**Ratio, proportion and rates of change **(Calculator and Non – Calculator): Scale factors, diagrams and maps; ration notation and simplest form; divide quantities into parts; multiplicative relationships; percentages, fractions and decimals; compare percentages; percentage change; simple and compound interest; Speed, rates of pay, density and pressure; ratio applied to length, area and volume; direct and inverse proportion; instantaneous change on a graph; growth and decay and iterative processes

**Number** (Calculator and Non – Calculator): Understanding numbers: decimals, fractions & percentages, recurring decimals, odd numbers, powers & roots, positive & negative numbers, factors & primes, product of primes; LCM & HCF, upper & lower bounds; mixed numbers, reciprocals & simplifying fractions; value, conversions & ratios; determining significant figures; calculating distance, speed & time; rounding & estimating; inverse & direct proportion, calculating percentage increases & decreases, compound interest, profit & loss; standard form; rationalisation & surds

**Data Handling** (Calculator and Non – Calculator): Collecting, recording & representing data, arranging & analysing data; cumulative frequency tables & curves, histograms, scatter diagrams, space diagrams, tree diagrams, frequency diagrams, pictograms, composite bar charts, stem & leaf diagrams, plot boxes & pie charts; determining the mode, median & mean; grouped frequency calculations; averages & range; using probability; combined events, expectation & two way tables, surveys & data analysis, correlations & variables

**Algebra **(Calculator and Non – Calculator): Expressions & formulae; equations – solving, rearranging & simultaneous equations, identities, quadratics & factorising; inequalities; Trial & improvement; understanding graphs & their equations – straight, parallel & perpendicular lines, curves, circles & gradient intersections; cubic functions; patterns & Sequences, the nth term; 3D grids & understanding coordinates; using information to plot representative graphs; vertex positioning, transformations, gradients, direct & indirect proportions; number lines, line segments & coordinates, conversion graphs, speed/distance/time graphs; problem solving

**Geometry** (Calculator and Non – Calculator): Understanding shapes (regular & compound); perimeter & area, angles – connection to parallel lines, on a straight line, at a point etc., interior & exterior angles; angles of elevation & depression; triangles & Pythagoras’ theorem, polygons, circles & sectors; lines & planes of symmetry, transformations, rotation & reflections, factors of enlargement, congruency & tessellations; 3D shapes, surface area, volume & cross sections; conversions; speed/distance/time; quadrilaterals; bearings, vectors, scales & drawing; using a ruler & compass; loci

All content has been written to the highest standard by Colin Stobart, since 2008 Colin has been Head of Mathematics at Sherborne International, a part of Sherborne School in Dorset. Colin is dedicated to his subject & has striven alongside Revision Buddies to ensure that this content is in line with the requirements of the Edexcel, OCR & AQA GCSE exam boards.

## Past Papers

We currently offer revision material for the GCSE Math syllabus Higher and Foundation with the 9-1 mark scheme.

Below our links to past exam papers and specifications for this criteria.