Students learn how to find a percentage of an amount using calculator and non-calculator methods. As learning progresses they use decimal multipliers to find a percentage change and calculate a simple interest in financial mathematics.
Ratio, proportion and rates of change
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.