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Writing Expressions using Diagrams

Students learn about writing expressions using diagrams.  As learning progresses they create their own shapes fr...

Coordinates in all Four Quadrants

Students learn how to plot and read coordinate pairs in all four coordinates.  As learning progresses students c...

Geometrical Proof with Vectors

Students learn how to use vector notation to prove geometrical facts about 2D shapes.  Throughout the lesson stu...

Equations with Fractions

At the start of the lesson students recap solving equations where the unknown appears on one side of the equals ...

Number Free Resources

Sharing in a Given Ratio

Students learn how to divide a quantity into two or more parts when given a ratio.  As learning progresses stude...

Problem Solving with Number

Students practise problem solving with number using times tables, addition, subtraction and the order of operati...
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Adding and Subtracting with Negative Numbers

Adding and subtracting with negative numbers is taught through the use of a number line.  As learning progresses...

Calculations with Limits of Accuracy

Students learn how to find the limits of accuracy in calculations using the upper and lower bounds of different ...

Shape Free Resources

Pythagoras' Theorem - Solving Complex Problems

Students learn how to use Pythagoras' Theorem to calculate unknown lengths in a range of problems involving rig...

Angles of Elevation and Depression

Students learn how to construct and use scale drawings to measure angles of elevation and depression and unknown...

Geometrical Proof with Vectors

Students learn how to use vector notation to prove geometrical facts about 2D shapes.  Throughout the lesson stu...

Nets of Solids

Nets of Solids: Students learn how to visualise a solid 3D shape from its net and how different nets can create ...

Handling Data Free Resources

Interpreting Histograms

Students learn how to interpret histograms with unequal class widths at higher GCSE mathematics level.  As learn...

Box and Whisker Diagrams

Students learn how to compare sets of data using box and whisker diagrams to measure the interquartile range and...

Probability Experiment

Students carry out a probability experiment to explore the relationship between theoretical and experimental pro...

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Extending transformations beyond shapes on a grid

While I was teaching a higher GCSE class about  Reflections, Rotations and Translations  I wanted to explore extending transformations beyond shapes on a grid to include transforming straight line graphs. About forty minutes into the lesson on reflections the majority of the students were quietly working their way through the activities.  The class were well […]

Best secondary school maths websites

Here is a list of what I consider to be the best secondary school maths websites that I use every week. Best secondary school maths websites are ... UK Maths Challenge Geogebra http://prethomework.weebly.com/ This website has a good range of homework tasks for key stage 3 classes. Every worksheet includes a skill, challenge, literacy, research […]

Behaviour Management in a Mathematics Lesson

As we approach the start of a new school year I thought I would share some tips on behaviour management in a mathematics lesson. These are things that I have picked up over the years and have worked well for me. I am sure there are opposing viewpoints and you may find some of these […]