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Exact Trigonometric Solutions

Students learn how to solve trigonometrical equations with exact solutions using special triangles.   As learnin...
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Pythagoras’ Theorem – Finding the Hypotenuse

Students learn how to derive and apply Pythagoras' Theorem to find the hypotenuse of right-angled triangles.  A...
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Pythagoras’ Theorem – Shorter Sides

Students learn how to calculate a shorter side of a right-angled triangle using Pythagoras' Theorem.  As learni...
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Introducing Pythagoras’ Theorem

Students discover Pythagoras’ Theorem through construction of Pythagorean triples.  As learning progresses stude...
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Sine Rule

Students learn how to derive and apply the Sine rule to find missing angle in triangular shapes.  As learning pr...
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Trigonometry – Angles in Right-Angled Triangles

Students learn how to apply Sin, Cos and Tan to find missing angles in right-angled triangles.  As learning prog...
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Trigonometry – Area of Triangles

Students learn how to derive and apply the area formulae for non-right-angles.  As learning progresses they are ...
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Trigonometrical Graphs

Students learn how to plot and read from trigonometrical graphs between 0 to 360°.  As learning progresses they ...
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Trigonometry Introduction

Students discover the three trigonometric ratios Sin, Cos and Tan through constructions.  As learning progresses...
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Trigonometry – Lengths in Right-Angled Triangles

Students learn how to calculate unknown lengths in right-angled triangles using Sin, Cos and Tan.  As learning p...
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Trigonometry – Problems with Right-Angled Triangles

Students learn how to calculate unknown lengths and angles in right-angled triangles using Sin, Cos and Tan.  As...
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Volume of a Cone

Students learn how to calculate the volume of a cone using the base area and perpendicular height.  As learning ...
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Surface Area of a Cone

Students learn how to calculate the curved surface area of a cone and total surface area of a cone by considerin...
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Cylinder Total Surface Area And Volume

Students learn how to calculate the surface area and volume of a cylinder.  As learning progresses students are ...
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Volume and Surface Area of Spheres

Students learn how to calculate the volume and surface area of spheres using the formulae.  As learning progress...
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Total Surface Area of Prisms

Students learn how to calculate the surface area of spheres firstly by considering the net of a cuboid and later...

Mr Mathematics Blog

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 […]

How to Solve Quadratics by Factorising

The method of how to solve quadratics by factorising is now part of the foundational knowledge students aiming for higher exam grades are expected to have.   Here is an example of such a question. Solve x2 + 7x – 18 = 0 In my experience of teaching and marking exam papers students often struggle with […]