Students learn how to find the perimeter and area of various 2D shapes including triangles, quadrilaterals, compound shapes and circles. Throughout the topic links are made to algebraic reasoning and estimation. This topic takes place in Term 4 of Year 9 and links to arc length and area of sectors later on.
know and apply formulae to calculate:
calculate the perimeters of 2D shapes, including composite shapes;
Last year my school had a OFSTED trial inspection. Whilst the maths team recieved favourable feedback the inspectors noted a need for a focus on whole school literacy. Because of this I was asked to demonstrate how we develop student’s literacy in mathematics. Literacy in Mathematics By developing student’s literacy in mathematics we aim to […]
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