## Level 5 GCSE Maths – Session 3

Analysing GSCE course requirements

### Welcome to the third session

By the end of the session you will be able to:

- Understand the requirements of the new (9-1) GCSE maths specifications

- Explore different approaches to GCSE assessment

- Support learners in developing knowledge, fluency, problem solving and reasoning skills

- Analyse what is involved in mathematical problem solving.

### Session 3 PowerPoint slides

Here is Julia’s facilitator PowerPoint presentation for session 3:

### Session Padlet

Here is the Padlet for this session.

### Post-session tasks

### Activities to prepare for the next session

Make sure you know how initial and diagnostic assessment are carried out in your organisation and how ILPs are used to track learners’ progress.

### Further reading for participants completing accreditation

Pennant, J. (2013) Developing a Classroom Culture That Supports a Problem-solving Approach to Mathematics [available at: https://nrich.maths.org/10341]

Polya, G. (1957) How To Solve It – A New Aspect of Mathematical Method (2nd edition) Princeton: Princeton university Press.

Way, J. (2011) Co-operative Problem Solving: Pieces of the Puzzle Approach [available at: http://nrich.maths.org/2547 ]

All course materials were developed as part of an ETF programme by ccConsultancy and they both should be acknowledged if any material is used on other projects.