Students learn how to construct triangles to scale using a pair of compasses and protractor. As learning progresses they construct angle and line bisectors using a pair of compasses. Finally, students apply this knowledge to solve problems involving loci about a point and line. This unit takes place in Year 10 Term 2.
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.