Students learn how to round a number to a given power of ten, decimal place and significant figure. They use this knowledge to estimate solutions by rounding and finding the limits of accuracy of rounded numbers. This topic takes place in Term 3 of Year 10 and follows properties of number.
To find the area of compound shapes students need to understand what the word compound means. Therefore, I ask students to discuss in pairs a definition for the word compound and to extend it to include the shapes below. As a result of their learning in science students agree that a compound can be defined […]
At the start of the Spring Term these are three main priorities for me as the Head of Mathematics.
I teach mutually exclusive outcomes directly after students have encountered Venn diagrams. This is the fifth Year 8 Probability lesson.