by Gary Thomson | Aug 5, 2022 | Scottish Maths

Introduction The National 5 Maths course covers a lot of ground and is often underestimated by students. It’s the minimum required standard for many job roles and further education courses. I’m often asked whether a student should take National 5 Maths....
by Gary Thomson | Aug 3, 2022 | Scottish Maths

Introduction I’ve taught many hundreds of Higher Maths students and have seen many successes and failures along the way. Higher Maths is a significant step up from National 5 Maths. I’m often asked by parents and students if they should take Higher Maths....
by Gary Thomson | Aug 1, 2022 | Scottish Maths

Introduction National 5 Applications of Mathematics is a relatively new qualification, although it’s essentially a rebranding of National 5 Maths LifeSkills, with similar content. Since it is new, and because it sits alongside the similarly named National 5...
by Gary Thomson | Nov 17, 2021 | Scottish Maths

Introduction Students and parents are often confused about the difference between National 5 Maths and National 5 Applications of Maths. In his post I’ll make the differences clear to try to make it easier to decide which course is right for you. I’ll also...