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The Latest Books From CGP

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New for the Scottish curriculum — unbeatable National 5 Maths exam prep!

Please welcome CGP’s first books written especially for the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence — a brand new Revision Guide and matching Exam Practice Workbook for National 5 Maths!

We’ve used all our experience and expertise to make sure they offer the best National 5 exam prep you’ll find anywhere. That means the clearest revision notes and the most realistic exam practice — all perfectly matched to the latest SQA specifications.

Better still, our prices are the lowest by miles.

Take a look at our new National 5 Maths range page to find out more and look through sample pages of each book!

Posted Mar 2018

CGP’s new A-Level Further Maths books have arrived!

Excellent news for A-Level mathematicians — for the first time ever, CGP now covers A-Level Further Maths!

These brand new Complete Revision & Practice books are perfectly matched to the latest AS and A-Level courses that started in September 2017, with separate editions for the Edexcel and AQA exam boards.

Each one is packed with our trademark blend of crystal-clear study notes, worked examples and exam-style practice.

They’re the ultimate guides to success in this tough course — add them to your Further Maths survival kit today!

Posted Mar 2018

New for Foundation Level — GCSE Maths Complete Revision & Practice!

Our GCSE Maths Complete Revision & Practice books for AQA and Edexcel are a massive hit with students taking the Higher Level exams… and now there are brand new editions for Foundation Level!

Each book is packed with CGP’s uniquely clear revision notes and worked examples that make the whole course easy to understand.

And — you guessed it — there’s plenty of practice too, including exam-style questions for every topic and a full set of realistic practice exam papers. (All with step-by-step answers.)

They’re a fantastic way to help Foundation Level students reach for that all-important Grade 5, and they’re out now!


Posted Mar 2018

New A-Level Science Exam Practice Workbooks for AQA

A-Level Science exams are a bit like an annoying younger sibling — even if you try to ignore them, they won’t go away. And they have a tendency to ask really awkward questions.

But while family members can be unpredictable, you can prepare yourself for anything the AQA exams might throw at you with CGP’s new Exam Practice Workbooks.

Each one contains a huge range of exam-style questions for every topic, plus sections of synoptic questions that test a range of skills. And we’ve included fully worked answers for everything at the back.

There are books for AS and A-Level Biology, Chemistry and Physics — order yours today!

Posted Mar 2018

Essential new 11+ 10-Minute Tests for GL and CEM!

Our hugely popular range of 11+ 10-Minute Tests just keeps getting bigger and better! Here’s the lowdown on the latest arrivals…

Firstly, there’s a batch of five new Targeted 10-Minute Test books for the GL 11+. Each one is brimming with focused practice to help pupils master the trickiest skills they’ll need for the test.

And for pupils taking the 11+ set by CEM, we have brilliant new Mixed Workouts. The 10-Minute Tests in these books each cover a mixture of Maths, Verbal Reasoning and Non-Verbal Reasoning questions — just like the full-length CEM tests.

Posted Mar 2018

Superb new 11+ Practice Papers for Kent and Bucks!

If you’re preparing for the 11+ in Kent, you’ll know that the ‘Kent Test’ set by GL is a little different from 11+ tests elsewhere in the UK.

And in Buckinghamshire, this year’s 11+ test will be a little different too — there’s a new GL ‘Secondary Transfer Test’ starting in September 2018.

No problem. CGP has both these tests covered with a brand new pack of ultra-realistic Practice Papers for each county!

Each pack contains two full sets of papers and a detailed answer book, so you’ll never be left scratching your head over an obscure question. You won’t find better Kent and Bucks test prep anywhere else.

Posted Mar 2018

Stay in touch with CGP for the latest news and special offers!

There’s a lot going on at CGP — it can be hard to keep track of all the exciting new books we’re making for the subjects you love the most.

Well, consider that problem solved. Just join our sparkly new email list and we’ll keep you up to date with all the latest CGP news.

There’s no boring spam — you can choose which subjects you’re interested in, and you’ll even be first in line for exclusive money-saving offers!

It only takes a tick, so sign up now!

Posted Jan 2018

Brand new GCSE English Text Guides for 2018!

The UK’s No.1 bestselling GCSE English Text Guide range is growing and it’s better than ever!

To start 2018 in style, we’ve added Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes Novel, The Sign of the Four, plus Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice and Much Ado About Nothing to the CGP mix.

As usual, each book is packed with thorough notes on the themes, writer’s techniques, characters, language and more. There’s also a great range of questions throughout, plenty of exam advice and a cartoon-strip summary at the back.

They’re all out now — take a peek at everything we have to offer!

P.S. Brand new CGP Complete Play editions of The Merchant of Venice and Much Ado About Nothing are also available to pre-order.

Posted Jan 2018

Sail through the KS2 SATS with CGP’s Targeted Practice Papers!

The 2018 KS2 Maths and English SATS are creeping up, but never fear — we've conjured up brilliant new differentiated Practice Papers to cater for pupils of all abilities!

There are Advanced Level packs for pupils who are aiming for top marks, and we’ve also created Foundation Level packs set at a lower difficulty to help pupils build their confidence.

Each pack contains two sets of practice tests brimming with SATS-style questions, full answers and mark schemes for hassle-free marking.

These bestselling Practice Papers are the ideal way for pupils to prepare for the SATS — and they’re out now!

Posted Jan 2018

Rejoice — CGP’s guide to the WJEC Eduqas Poetry Anthology is here!

Have your confetti cannons at the ready — our long-awaited WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Literature Poetry Guide has entered the building!

It’s the only book of its kind, packed everything students need to prepare for the Poetry Anthology questions in the real Grade 9-1 exams.

Inside, you’ll find the full text of every poem from the Anthology, crystal-clear line-by-line notes plus fantastic sections on themes and poetic techniques.

And to make sure nothing comes as a shock on the day, we’ve added the best exam advice around and practice questions aplenty!

It’s bound to fly off the shelves, so order your copy now!

Posted Jan 2018

Give those Times Tables skills a Weekly Workout with CGP!

When it comes to learning the times tables, there’s no substitute for good old-fashioned regular practice.

That doesn’t mean you need to use old-fashioned books, of course — these brand new 10-Minute Weekly Times Tables Workouts from CGP are thoroughly modern, and fully matched to the latest curriculum. You’ll love them!

There are separate books for Years 2, 3 and 4. Each one is bursting with enough tests for every week of the school year, making them ideal for warm-ups, recaps, homework… whatever you fancy.

So pick up your CGP Times Tables Workouts today — the benefits are multiple!

P.S. Have you tried our Online Times Tables Tester? It’s free, and it works on almost any device.

Posted Nov 2017

A second book of CGP’s essential AQA Unseen Poetry practice!

No doubt about it, analysing Unseen Poetry is one of the hardest parts of AQA’s 9-1 GCSE English Literature exams. It takes a whole lot of practice to get the hang of it.

With that in mind, you’ll be pleased to hear that there’s now a second book of AQA Unseen Poetry practice from CGP. It’s packed with another brilliant selection of poems to put students’ skills to the test!

It’s not just poems, obviously. We’ve also included a wealth of warm-up questions, exam-style questions, worked answers, exam advice and more. There’s just no better way to prepare.

You’ll find this new Book 2 (and the original Book 1) in our GCSE English Literature and Poetry section!


Posted Nov 2017

Brilliant new 10-Minute Tests for AQA 9-1 GCSE Science

The clock’s ticking towards the new AQA Grade 9-1 GCSE Science exams, and these smashing new 10-Minute Test books are perfect for helping students manage their revision time effectively!

Each one is packed with bite-sized tests to test their knowledge and understanding topic by topic, plus mixed practice sections to make sure it’s all sunk in.

Full answers are also included, so it’s easy for students to check their work and keep track of how they’re getting on.

These books are available for AQA Trilogy Combined Science (Higher and Foundation Levels) and AQA Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

They’re all out now!

Posted Nov 2017

Hot new 9-1 GCSE Geography Practice Papers for AQA!


AQA GCSE Geography students have brand new Grade 9-1 exams to look forward to in summer 2018, and we’ve rustled up a brilliant new pack of practice papers to help make sure they’re ready!

Inside the envelope, you’ll find a full set of ultra-realistic, full-colour practice exams for AQA — that’s Paper 1, Paper 2 and Paper 3 (including a separate resource booklet).

And of course, there’s a detailed Answer Book too, so it’s easy to tot up those marks and spot the topics that need most attention.

It’s a fantastic new addition to our GCSE Geography range — and it’s out now!

Posted Nov 2017

International GCSE Science gets the Grade 9-1 treatment!

Edexcel International GCSE Science has been given an overhaul, with new Grade 9-1 courses kicking off in September 2017. And they won’t be easy…

Not to worry — we’ve conjured up new Revision Guides that explain every topic and practical you’ll need to know.

And with brilliant Exam Practice Workbooks to match, you’ll be 100% ready by the time the first exams roll around in 2019.

There are separate books for Biology, Chemistry and Physics — they’re all out now!

P.S. These books are great for the Edexcel IGCSE Science Double Award too. We’ve clearly marked out all the material you’ll need for those exams.

Posted Sep 2017

Two indispensable new arrivals for OCR GCSE Computer Science!

The first OCR Grade 9-1 GCSE Computer Science exams aren’t far off, so we’ve been busy creating some very helpful new additions to our range…

First up, we’ve made a new Complete Revision & Practice guide, packed with study notes, examples and exam practice — it’s a brilliant all-in-one alternative to our Revision Guide and Exam Practice Workbook.

And to make sure you’re fully prepared, there’s a new pack of Practice Exam Papers, containing two full sets of realistic GCSE-style tests.

The best protocol is to visit our GCSE Computer Science page to find out more.

P.S. We’re working on new books for AQA GCSE Computer Science too — look out for them in early 2018!

Posted Sep 2017

Superb new revision and exam practice books for A-Level Maths!

As of September 2017, the new A-Level Maths courses are underway — and we’ve risen to the occasion with our best-ever books!

The latest arrivals in the range are fully updated Complete Revision & Practice guides, brimming with succinct study notes, examples and practice questions for every topic.

And since you can never have too many questions to tackle, we’ve also come up with all-new Exam Practice Workbooks to match. Fantastic for making sure you’re 100% ready for the real thing.

They’re available for AS and A-Level, with syllabus specific editions for the latest AQA, Edexcel, OCR and OCR MEI courses. So there’s something for everyone.

You’ll find them all on our new A-Level Maths Range page!

Posted Sep 2017

The ultimate KS2 SATS Practice Papers — updated for 2018 and beyond!

Everyone knows that CGP’s SATS Practice Papers are the best by miles, and we want them to stay that way. That’s why we’ve released brilliant new editions for 2018 and beyond!

Each pack contains two full sets of ultra-realistic KS2 SATS papers, all perfectly matched to the latest tests.

What’s more, the new and improved Answer Books include extra info and guidance to make marking easier than ever.

There are ten packs in total (five for Maths and five for English), with fantastic money-saving bundles for each subject. There’s no better way to help pupils prepare for the real SATS!

Posted Sep 2017

More incredible SATS Practice Papers for 2018 — this time for KS1!

Assuming you’re reading this page from top to bottom*, you’ll already know that we’ve made new editions of our smash-hit KS2 SATS Practice Papers.

If you were wondering whether we’d be giving the KS1 SATS Practice Papers the same treatment, the answer’s yes — please welcome the new versions for 2018 and beyond!

There are two packs for Maths and two for English, each containing two full sets of tests. We’ve also slipped in a new, extra-detailed Answer Book that makes marking as smooth and simple as possible. You’ll love it.

They’re cheaper and easier than photocopying, and you can save even more money with our brilliant bundles for each subject. Don’t miss them!

*We'd recommend this method, but it's not compulsory.

Posted Sep 2017

Fantastic new KS2 Reading SAT Busters — including Stretch books!

Exciting news — we've made our bestselling range of KS2 Reading SAT Busters bigger and even more helpful for the SATS in 2018 and beyond!

There are now separate SAT Busters for Fiction, Non-Fiction and Poetry. Each one is packed with engaging texts and brilliant questions to help pupils build all the skills they’ll need.

And for an extra challenge, we’ve made three brand new SAT Buster Stretch books. These contain trickier texts and tougher questions — perfect practice for pupils aiming for a top mark.

What’s more, you can buy them in great-value bundles with a big saving on the price of buying each book separately.

It’s the best Reading you’ll find without making a trip down the M4, and it's all out now!

Posted Sep 2017

Square up to the new 9-1 GCSE Science exams with CGP!

The Grade 9-1 GCSE Science courses are into their second year, and that can only mean one thing… the first batch of tough new exams is coming up in summer.

And with impeccable timing, CGP’s new collection of ultra-realistic AQA Practice Exam Papers has just arrived on the scene. It covers Combined Science (Higher and Foundation Levels), Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Better still, there are two packs for each subject (or level), so there’s plenty of practice to work through. Detailed answers and mark schemes are included too, naturally.

They’re a fantastic way to make sure students are 100% prepared for the real exams — head over to our GCSE Science Practice Papers page for more info!

Posted Sep 2017