Click on a practice paper above to access the questions ready formatted to be printed on one sheet of A4 paper (double sided). Subscribers have access to worked solutions for each of the questions via links at the bottom of each of the practice papers. The links do not appear on the printed versions of the papers.
A time of 30 minutes has been suggested for each of the papers (except for the last Practice Paper) so that they could be done as a part of a lesson or assigned for homework. This amount of time will be more generous for some papers than others so don't read too much into the time limit.
The papers are designed to help you (or your students) prepare for the GCSE Mathematics examinations which were set for the first time in 2017.
A printable progress record sheet for the first 20 papers is available here.
The more common formulae are no longer given in the exam paper. Here is a Formulae Sheet to memorise.
Performance in the GCSE exams is measured using grades 9 to 1 instead of the previous grades A to G. The following diagram shows roughly how the grades compare:
When the first cohort received their results in August 2017 one of my former colleagues, Paul Metcalf (@PaulMetcalf123), analysed the data and produced the following summary:
Comparison of statistics for new GCSE examinations in June 2017.