Algebra Free Resources

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

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 ...

Elevation Drawings

To draw elevation drawings of 3D shapes students are taught to align the front, plan and side views of cuboids a...

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...

Mr Mathematics Blog

Planning ahead in the summer term with your maths department

As we prepare to say goodbye to our exam classes I thought it would be helpful to share some ideas about planning ahead in the summer term with your maths department. Tidy your classrooms and staffroom With all the revision work that has been going on over the past few months you probably have loads of […]

Pythagoras Theorem in 3D Shapes

Many problems involve three-dimensional objects or spaces.  Pythagoras Theorem in 3D Shapes can be used as much with these problems as those in plane shapes. Knowing when to use Pythagoras Theorem The starter recaps applying Pythagoras Theorem as part of a larger problem involving the perimeter of a trapezium and square.  The aim of this […]

Drawing Frequency Trees for GCSE Maths

Drawing frequency trees for GCSE maths is a new topic and appears on both the higher and foundation curriculum.  I’ve taught this lesson a couple of times, once to Year 10 and once to Year 11 and I have to say the kids really enjoy it. What is a frequency tree? Frequency trees can be […]