Exam Warm Up Revision Resources

17 Mar


Only a matter of time till the next exam series and I decided to build in mini-revision to each lesson between now and then. Hence the birth of Number Loving’s differentiated exam warm up resources for both Higher and Foundation students.

Set 1 of the higher exam warm up exercises can be downloaded from here
Foundation; Warm Up F SET 1Warm Up F SET 2Warm Up F SET 3Warm Up F SET4
Higher; Warm Up H SET 1Warm Up H SET 2Warm Up H SET 3Warm Up H Set 4

***Please note these don’t reflect the new 9-1 curriculum!!***

Each set has five warm ups designed to be used in each lesson for that week. As always these are differentiated by colour indicated by the post-it notes; red (easiest), amber (medium), and green (more difficult). The topics remain the same, for example on the foundation set 1, day 1 shown above you will see the green question about missing angles in isosceles triangles. This bottom left hand question is always about isosceles triangles in set 1.

Display one on the board at the beginning of each lesson, giving pupils a small copy to complete as soon as they arrive to class.

I hope you find these resources useful in the lead up to exams!

11 Responses to “Exam Warm Up Revision Resources”

  1. Bryony McKie (@B_Mckie) April 19, 2013 at 7:30 pm #

    My Year 11 boys enjoyed these this morning. I projected them and they came and put post-it notes on the board with their solutions. there are only 7 of them so it meant they could look at each others solutions and question each other if they didn’t agree


    • Sharon Derbyshire April 21, 2013 at 7:42 am #

      This is a really good idea! I too project them but hadn’t thought of post it notes for the solutions! Thank you!
      We have used them one a day as settlers at the start of lessons in the run up to exams, and they’ve worked well!


  2. Hilda Frimpong (@frimymaths) April 20, 2015 at 3:30 pm #

    Dear Sharon,

    Thank you for sharing this – it sound like a fantastic idea. I know I am 2 years late but would you be so kind as to update the link for the above resources … I could not find them on the main site.

    Thank you for all your fantastic work my classes love them 🙂


    • Sharon Derbyshire July 15, 2015 at 5:52 pm #

      Hi Hilda
      I am not sure what has happened there, unfortunately because we are in the process of making changes and updates I can not upload them to the existing site.
      If you leave a comment with your email address (which I will not post) I can email you the exam warm up resources?
      Sharon and Laura


      • Tracey Hudson (@SCDmathteacher) September 26, 2015 at 9:03 am #

        I’m really interested in this resource also – could you send me a copy please?

        I’m trying to encourage my Year 11s to start revising now, albeit in small doses!
        Tracey Hudson


      • Sharon Derbyshire October 11, 2015 at 2:22 pm #

        Hi Tracey
        Just emailed you back, let me know how you get on!


  3. Megan Worbey July 10, 2016 at 6:55 pm #

    I’m really interested in this resource too, could you send me a copy please? My email address is





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