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Key Stage 3


Worked Solutions for SATs Past Papers from 2007 onwards

Excluding the Mental Arithmetic Tests,
odd numbered papers are non-calculator papers and even numbered papers are calculator-based.

Level 3-5

1.ks3-mathematics-2007-level-3-5-paper-1 worked solutions
2.ks3-mathematics-2007-level-3-5-paper-2 worked solutions

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3.ks3-mathematics-2008-level-3-5-paper-1 worked solutions
4.ks3-mathematics-2008-level-3-5-paper-2 worked solutions
5.ks3-mathematics-2009-level-3-5-paper-1 worked solutions
6.ks3-mathematics-2009-level-3-5-paper-2 worked solutions


Level 4-6

1.ks3-mathematics-2007-level-4-6-paper-1 worked solutions
2.ks3-mathematics-2007-level-4-6-paper-2 worked solutions

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3.ks3-mathematics-2008-level-4-6-paper-1 worked solutions
4.ks3-mathematics-2008-level-4-6-paper-2 worked solutions
5.ks3-mathematics-2009-level-4-6-paper-1 worked solutions
6.ks3-mathematics-2009-level-4-6-paper-2 worked solutions


Level 5-7

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.ks3-mathematics-2007-level-5-7-paper-1 worked solutions
2.ks3-mathematics-2007-level-5-7-paper-2 worked solutions

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3.ks3-mathematics-2008-level-5-7-paper-1 worked solutions
4.ks3-mathematics-2008-level-5-7-paper-2 worked solutions
5.ks3-mathematics-2009-level-5-7-paper-1 worked solutions
6.ks3-mathematics-2009-level-5-7-paper-2 worked solutions


Level 6-8

1.ks3-mathematics-2007-level-6-8-paper-1 worked solutions
2.ks3-mathematics-2007-level-6-8-paper-2 worked solutions

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3.ks3-mathematics-2008-level-6-8-paper-1 worked solutions
4.ks3-mathematics-2008-level-6-8-paper-2 worked solutions
5.ks3-mathematics-2009-level-6-8-paper-1 worked solutions
6.ks3-mathematics-2009-level-6-8-paper-2 worked solutions


Mental Arithmetic Tests

1.ks3-mathematics-2007-mental-mathematics-test-a-transcript worked solutions
2.ks3-mathematics-2007-mental-mathematics-test-b-transcript worked solutions

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3.ks3-mathematics-2007-mental-mathematics-test-c-transcript worked solutions
4.ks3-mathematics-2008-mental-mathematics-test-a-transcript worked solutions
5.ks3-mathematics-2008-mental-mathematics-test-b-transcript worked solutions
6.ks3-mathematics-2008-mental-mathematics-test-c-transcript worked solutions
7.ks3-mathematics-2009-mental-mathematics-test-a-transcript worked solutions
8.ks3-mathematics-2009-mental-mathematics-test-b-transcript worked solutions
9.ks3-mathematics-2009-mental-mathematics-test-c-transcript worked solutions


GCSE/IGCSE Key Stage 4

Worked Solutions for GCSE Past Papers from 2008 onwards (Edexcel, Linear, 1380 Spec)

Odd numbered papers are non-calculator papers and even numbered papers are calculator-based.

Foundation Tier

1.June 2008 Foundation Tier Non Calculator worked solutions
2.June 2008 Foundation Tier Calculator worked solutions

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3.June 2009 Foundation Tier Non Calculator
worked solutions
4.June 2009 Foundation Tier Calculator worked solutions
5..June 2010 Foundation Non Calculator worked solutions
6.June 2010 Foundation Calculator worked solutions
7.November 2010 Foundation Non Calculator worked solutions
8.November 2010 Foundation Calculator worked solutions
9.June 2011 Foundation Non Calculator worked solutions
10.June 2011 Foundation Calculator worked solutions
11.November 2011 Foundation Non Calculator worked solutions
12.November 2011 Foundation Calculator worked solutions
13.March 2012 Foundation Non Calculator worked solutions
14.March 2012 Foundation Calculator worked solutions

Worked solutions for following papers in this section coming soon

15.June 2012 Foundation Non-Calculator worked solutions
16.June 2012 Foundation Calculator worked solutions
17.November 2012 Foundation Non-Calculator worked solutions
18.November 2012 Foundation Calculator worked solutions
19.March 2013 Foundation Non-Calculator worked solutions
20.March 2013 Foundation Calculator worked solutions
21.June 2013 Foundation Non-Calculator worked solutions
22.June 2013 Foundation Calculator worked solutions


Higher Tier

1.June 2008 Higher Tier Non Calculator worked solutions
2.June 2008 Higher Tier Calculator worked solutions

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3.May 2009 Higher Tier Non Calculator worked solutions
4.June 2009 Higher Tier Calculator worked solutions
5.June 2010. Higher Tier Non Calculator worked solutions
6.June 2010 Higher Tier Calculator worked solutions
7.Nov 2010 Higher Tier Non Calculator worked solutions
8.Nov 2010 Higher Tier Calculator worked solutions
9.June 2011 Higher Tier Non Calculator worked solutions
10.June 2011 Higher Tier Calculator worked solutions
11.Nov 2011 Higher Tier Non Calculator worked solutions
12.Nov 2011 Higher Tier Calculator worked solutions
13.June 2012 Higher Non-Calculator
14.June 2012 Higher Calculator
15.November 2012 Higher Non-Calculator
16.November 2012 Higher Calculator
17.March 2013 Higher Non-Calculator
18.March 2013 Higher Calculator
19.June 2013 Higher Non-Calculator
20.June 2013 Higher Calculator



Worked solutions for IGCSE Past Papers from 2011 onwards

All papers are calculator-based.



1.June 2011 Higher Tier 4MAO_3H
2.June 2011 Higher Tier 4MA0_4H

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3.January 2012 Higher Tier 4MA0_3H
4.January 2012 Higher Tier 4MA0_4H
5.May 2012 Higher Tier 4MA0_3H
6.May 2012 Higher Tier 4MA0_4H



Worked solutions for AQA Past Papers from 2012 onwards

Foundation Tier

1.June 2012 Foundation Tier Unit 1
2.June 2012 Foundation Tier Unit 2
3.Nov 2012 Foundation Tier Unit 1
4.Nov 2012 Foundation Tier Unit 2
5.Nov 2012 Foundation Tier Unit 3
6.Mar 2013 Foundation Tier Unit 1
7.Mar 2013 Foundation Tier Unit 2
8.Mar 2013 Foundation Tier Unit 3

Higher Tier

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1.June 2012 Higher Tier Unit 1
2.June 2012 Higher Tier Unit 2
3.Nov 2012 Higher Tier Unit 1
4.Nov 2012 Higher Tier Unit 2
5.Nov 2012 Higher Tier Unit 3
6.Mar 2013 Higher Tier Unit 1
7.Mar 2013 Higher Tier Unit 2
8.Mar 2013 Higher Tier Unit 3



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