About National 5 Maths

Welcome to national5maths.co.uk

This website is primarily a free Maths resource for pupils, adult learners, parents and teachers.

Passing N5, Higher or AH Maths can not only help with gaining places on courses, apprenticeships and jobs, but can also improve confidence and self esteem.

The small subscription fee for optional excellent exam focused resources in the Online Study Pack for the N5 and Higher Maths courses is reinvested towards website development costs, hosting fees, further enrichment and the guaranteed continuation of this fantastic resource.

The wealth of online resources include Past & Practice Exam Papers, Worksheets, Mind Maps, PowerPoints, Videos and Links to Maths websites including fun educational Maths Games.

We hope you find this website useful and wish you all the very best with you studies in 2017/18.

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Free resources by course can be found below:

Primary Teacher Maths
S1 and S2 Maths
National 5 Maths
National 5 Lifeskills Maths
GCSE Maths
Higher Maths
Advanced Higher Maths
AH Maths of Mechanics
AH Statistics


Covers most Maths topics in Secondary High Schools

Created by an experienced maths teacher

Resources used with students studying Maths in Scottish Secondary Schools

  • Marc, Secondary School Maths Student

    “The simplified methods in the study guides are easy to follow. I feel that I have progressed enormously with my Maths and I would encourage all pupils who are struggling to go onto this website as soon as possible.”

    Marc, Secondary School Maths Student

  • Hollie, Mature Maths Student

    “I am studying GCSE Maths at College as I am hoping to go to University to study Accountancy. This website is just amazing!! I regularly refer to the Theory Guides to help me understand topics I am struggling with. The worked solutions in the Online Study Pack are also fantastic as it teaches me the correct way to lay out my working and, at the same time, check my answers.”

    Hollie, Mature Maths Student

  • “Just want to say what a fantastic resource this is.

    An absolute godsend for my Nat 4  and Nat 5 classes.

    Many thanks”.


    Mr Wilson, Teacher of Mathematics, Edinburgh (Sep 2016)

  • Ben,  Secondary School Maths Student

    “Everything about my Maths course is here on this fantastic website. I use the study guides all the time to help my classroom learning as everything is explained so clearly – I have no excuses so it is all down to me now!”

    Ben, Secondary School Maths Student

  • Darcey, Secondary School Maths Student

    “My Dad and I have worked together through several topics and three Practice Past Papers. When I get stuck, the detailed worked solutions explain everything so clearly and even give alternative ways to find the correct answer –  Thank you so much for producing this fantastic resource.”

    Darcey, Secondary School Maths Student

  • Dean,  Secondary School Maths student

    “The website is great!! It is very easy to navigate through and it has helped me understand many of the topics I was previously struggling with.”

    Dean, Secondary School Maths student

  • Salim,  Secondary School Maths Student

    “The website is really good as it breaks the whole course down into easy to understand sections. I need to get A-Level Maths next year as I want to go to university and study engineering. I am really glad to have found this website to help me on my way.”

    Salim, Secondary School Maths Student

  • “I am studying Maths at College since it a requirement for me to train to become a primary school teacher. I am delighted to have found this website and make my life long dream of becoming a teacher a reality!”

    Sharon, Mature Maths Student

  • Ross, former National 5 Maths student

    “Hi, I am in my second year at Abertay University studying Forensics. Two years ago, while studying N5 Maths, my Maths teacher helped me realise my dreams by providing me with all the superb material which is now available on this website. With the right intention to study, everything is here for you to pass National 5 Maths”

    Ross, former National 5 Maths student

  • “This material is quite the best that I’ve discovered. It helps students to focus on one subject at a time, gaining confidence as they work through the revision guides and self check booklets.”


    Mr D, Mathematics Teacher

  • “I’d highly recommend this maths website to all parents wishing the best for their son or daughter. The clarity in which the topics have been explained through the study guides are simply first class.”


    Mr W, Mathematics Teacher

  • “Rebecca’s recent National 5 maths prelim really dented her confidence. The website study guides have broken down all the exam style question into separate topics allowing us to address her weaknesses – we are so glad we found this site.”

    Mr and Mrs Wilson, Glasgow

  • Secondary School Maths student

    “The structured study guides are so easy to follow and the past paper worked solutions are brilliant for helping me to understand questions which I previously was unsure about. I now feel so much more confident with Maths now.”

    Secondary School Maths student

  • “Although I am only in 3rd year we are working at National 5 level maths and have a Unit Assessment in the next few weeks. I really want to study Computer Games Development at University which requires me to pass Maths so I am studying hard now. The website is helping me so much.”

    Oliver, Secondary School Maths Student

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