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Equations

Factorising Expressions into a Pair of Brackets

Students learn how to factorise an algebraic expression into a pair of brackets using the highest common factor....

Revising Completing the Square

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

Revising Equations with the Unknown on Both Sides

Revision lesson for setting up and solving equations with the unknown on both sides.Learning progresses from...

Revising Function Machines

Students revise how to use function machines to identify the order of operations.  Later, as learning progresses...

Revising Rearranging Complex Formulae

Students revise how to change the subject of a formula by factorising.  Later, as learning progresses students u...

Revising Simultaneous Equations by Elimination

Students revise how to solve a pair of simultaneous equation by elimination.  Learning progresses from equations...

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 Solving Equations

Students revise how to use the balance method to solve equations where the unknown appears on one side of the eq...

Revising Solving Equations with Fractions

Revision lesson for solving linear equations involving fractions.  Questions range from solving 2-step equations...

Revising Solving Quadratics by Factorisation

Students revise how to solve a quadratic equation in the form .x^2 + bc + c = 0 by factorisation.  As learning p...

Setting up and Solving Equations

Students learn how to set up an equation using written descriptions and known geometrical facts.  Once the equat...

Solving Equations with Brackets

Students learn how to solve linear equations involving brackets and fractions using the balance method.The s...

Solving Equations with the Unknown on Both Sides

Mathematics lesson where students learn about solving equations with the unknown on both sides using the balance...

Solving One Step Equations

Students learn how to solve a simple equation using the balance.  To do this they are taught how opposite functi...

Solving Two Step Equations

Using the balance method students are taught how to solve two-step equations involving multiplications and divis...

Problems with Simultaneous Equations

To introduce the idea of equivalent equations the starter involves calculating the common factor between multipl...

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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 […]

Mathematics OFSTED Inspection – The Deep Dive

Earlier this week, my school took part in a trial OFSTED inspection as part of getting ready for the new inspection framework in September 2019. This involved three Lead Inspectors visiting our school over the course of two days. The first day involved a 'deep dive' by each of the Lead Inspectors into Mathematics, English […]