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Foundation

Revising Calculations with Standard Form

Students revise how to use calculator and non-calculator methods to solve problems involving standard form.  As ...

Revising Compound Percentage Changes

Students revise how to calculate a compound percentage increase and decrease.  As learning progresses they set u...

Revising Constructing Loci

Students revise how to construct the locus of a line and about a point to solve various geometry problems.  As l...

Revising Division with Decimal Numbers

Students revise how to divide with decimal numbers using either long division or equivalent fractions. Includes...

Revising Enlargements on a Grid

Students revise how to perform and describe enlargements on a grid using a centre and positive scale factor.  A ...

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 Equivalent Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Students revise how to calculate equivalent fractions and  convert between top-heavy fraction and mixed numbers....

Revising Equivalent Ratios

Students revise how to use equivalent ratios to solve problems involving proportional reasoning.  As learning pr...

Revising Estimating the Mean from Grouped Data

Students revise how to estimate the mean average from a set of grouped data.  As learning progresses they compar...

Revising Expanding Brackets

Students revise how to expand a single pair of brackets by a number and term.  Learning progresses onto simplify...

Revising Expanding Quadratics

Students revise how to expand and simplify the product of two brackets.  As learning progresses they consider qu...

Revising Expectation and Mutually Exclusive Events

Students revise how to calculate the probability of an event not happening using mutual exclusivity.  Later, as ...

Revising Factorising Expressions

Students revise how to factorise algebraic expressions by taking out the highest common factor.  As learning pro...

Revising Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Students revise using the place value table to convert between fractions, decimals and percentages.  As learning...

Revising Function Machines

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

Revising Highest Common Factors

Students revise how to calculate all the common factors of two or more integeres.  Later, as learning progresses...

Mr Mathematics Blog

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 […]