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In this blog I share some fairly out of the box homework ideas for mathematics lessons to show setting homework does not have to be a time consuming chore

Exam Revision

The program of revision reminds students of the key concepts, at their potential target grade. It is based around a cycle of formal fortnightly, hour long assessments which are provided by examination boards.

Students learn how to use place value to add, subtract, multiply and divide with decimal numbers using the column method. As learning progresses they learn how to round to a given accuracy and use multiplication to solve a range of real life problems.

Students learn how to use ratio notation to solve problems ranging from interpreting the scale of a map to calculating a speed, distance or time.

January 26, 2020

Preparing students for a mathematics exam takes time, patience and careful planning. In this blog I will share my ideas for teaching students how to prepare for their final exams. These are strategies that have worked well for me and I have see work well for others. Creative writing to formulate ideas Students need space […]

January 13, 2020

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 […]

January 4, 2020

At the start of the Spring Term these are three main priorities for me as the Head of Mathematics.