Year11 Term 5

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Year11 Term 5

Revising Completing the Square

Revision lesson for solving quadratic equations and identities  by completing the square.Learning progresses fro...

Revising Expanding Cubic Expressions

Students revise how to expand a cubic expression from three binomials.  As learning progresses they link cubic e...

Revising Forming and Solving Quadratic Equations

Students revise how to solve a quadratic equation using the formula.  After sufficient practice solving a range ...

Revising Function Notation and Composite Functions

Students revise how to substitute known values and expressions into basic and composite functions.  As learning ...

Revising Histograms with Unequal Class Widths

Students revise plotting and interpreting histograms with unequal class widths.  As learning progresses students...

Revising Negative and Fractional Indices

Students revise how to apply the rules of index notation evaluate expressions involving fractional and negative ...

Revising Solving Complex Quadratics by Factorisation

Students revise how to solve a quadratic equation in the form ax2 + bx + c = 0 by factorisation.  As learning pr...

Revising the Cosine Rule

Students revise how to use the Cosine Rule to calculate unknown lengths and angles in non-right-angled triangles...

Revising the Sine Rule

Students revise how to apply the Sine Rule to calculate an unknown angle and length in non-right-angled triangle...

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Literacy in Mathematics – Creating Problem Solvers

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 […]

Angles in Polygons

There are two key learning points when solving problems with angles in polygons.  The first is to understand why all the exterior angles of a polygon have a sum of 360°.  The second is to understand the interior and exterior angles appear on the same straight line. Students can be told these two facts and […]

Getting Ready for a New School Year

When getting ready for a new school year I have a list of priorities to work through. Knowing my team have all the information and resources they need to teach their students gives me confidence we will start the term in the best possible way.  Mathematics Teaching and Learning Folder All teachers receive a folder […]