Preparing for Success in Scottish Highers

In this course, pupils will be offered the opportunity to enhance their understanding of key National 5 concepts in preparation for their study of Higher Mathematics.

We will cover all of the crucial pre-requisites for Higher Mathematics and ensure pupils are ready for the step-up in difficulty that often causes pupils tension and anxiety. Preparing properly for the study of Higher will not only increase a pupil's chances of passing, but also provides the platform on which to build towards an A or a B.

Ideal for all pupils who want the best start in Scottish highers – whether you have already have achieved Nat 5 or awaiting the result this year this course is for you.

This course consists of 31 lessons. You can dip in and out as you wish, creating your own personalised learning course, but we’d recommend you attend all sessions. Even if it is a topic you think you already know, the session will be useful revision.

Every session is led by an expert mathematics teacher. Sessions are full lessons – just like you’d get at school – including teacher-led instruction, lots of examples and discussion, plenty of practice and time for you to work on problems.

You will have access to learning materials during and after the session, giving you more time to practice and carry out further study. Materials will include presentation slides, worksheets and other resources.

If your school is a Complete Mathematics subscriber, you will also have access to a recording of each session, allowing you to go back through the lesson at your own pace.

The full course costs just £30. That’s under £1 per session! Places are limited, so sign up today to reserve your place on this fantastic course, which will give you a head start for success in Scottish Highers.

Course Schedule

Topic Detail Dates Times Duration
Functions
  1. Inputs and outputs
  2. Functions and equations
  3. Drawing Functions
14/04/2020
15/04/2020
16/04/2020
4pm
4pm
4pm
3h
Straight Lines
  1. Exploring the straight line equation
  2. Gradient
  3. Defining the equation of straight lines
  4. Key features of straight line graphs
20/04/2020
21/04/2020
22/04/2020
23/04/2020
4pm
4pm
4pm
4pm
4h
Factorising
  1. Factorising quadratics 1
  2. Factorising quadratics 2
27/04/2020
28/04/2020
4pm
4pm
2h
Review 1
  1. Consolidation and support session
30/04/2020
4pm
1h
Completing the square
  1. How to complete the square
  2. Completing the square: non-unitary
04/05/2020
05/05/2020
4pm
4pm
2h
Arithmetic with fraction
  1. Addition and subtraction
  2. Multiplication and division
  3. All operations with fractions
07/05/2020
08/05/2020
11/05/2020
4pm
4pm
4pm
3h
Algebraic manipulation
  1. Simplifying algebraic fractions
  2. Adding and subtracting algebraic fractions
13/05/2020
14/05/2020
4pm
4pm
2h
Equations
  1. Solving more complex equations
18/05/2020
4pm
1h
Review 2
  1. Multiplying and Dividing Algebraic Fractions
19/05/2020
4pm
1h
Inequalities
  1. How to use inequalities
  2. Solving with inequalities
21/05/2020
22/05/2020
4pm
4pm
2h
Vectors
  1. Review of vectors
  2. Vector pathways
26/05/2020
27/05/2020
4pm
4pm
2h
Indices
  1. A more in-depth look at index laws
  2. More advanced problems
28/05/2020
29/05/2020
4pm
4pm
2h
Surds
  1. Reviewing surds
  2. Rationalising
01/06/2020
02/06/2020
12pm
12pm
2h
Quadratics
  1. Sketching graphs
  2. Discriminant
  3. Using graphs
08/06/2020
09/06/2020
10/06/2020
12pm
12pm
12pm
3h
Review 3
  1. Consolidation and support session
12/06/2020
12pm
1h
31h

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