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GCSE Results 2020

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, 2020 has not been an orthodox year for students taking their GCSEs and A-Levels. To many students’ disappointment, the exams were cancelled and grades were awarded based on a mixture of mock results and teacher assessment. Due to this, it was always inevitable that some… Continue reading GCSE Results 2020

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5 reasons you should hire a home maths tutor

At Metatutor, we provide home one-to-one face-to-face maths tuition. In this blog, I will outline some of the many benefits this service can have on a student. I firmly believe that every student benefits from having some extra home support – it doesn’t matter whether you are a student targeting… Continue reading 5 reasons you should hire a home maths tutor

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5 reasons why university students make excellent maths tutors

At Metatutor, all of our tutors are university students at either the University of the West of England or University of Bristol.I purposely choose to only take on university students because I believe that they make excellent maths tutors, and our results certainly back that theory up.Here are five reasons… Continue reading 5 reasons why university students make excellent maths tutors

Foundation GCSE

Factorising Quadratics

Here is a simple guide to factorising quadratics on the GCSE mathematics foundation exam.If you're doing the maths foundation exam - luckily for you, you're only going to need to factorise quadratics of the form x2 + ax + b (which trust me, makes things a LOT easier! If you’re… Continue reading Factorising Quadratics