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Revising Factorising Expressions

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

Revising Factorising Quadratics

Students revise how to factorise a quadratic in the form x2 + bx + c.  As learning progresses they link quadrati...

Revising Forming and Solving Quadratic Equations

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

Revising Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

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

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 Kinematics Formulae

Students revise how to substitute known values into various Kinematics formulae.  As learning progresses they ne...

Revising Limits of Accuracy and Error Intervals

Students revise how to find the limits of accuracy for calculations involving rounded numbers.  As learning prog...

Revising Modelling Variations

Students revise how to model direct and inverse variations by setting up an equation involving the constant of p...

Revising Multiplication and Division of Fractions

Students revise how to multiply and divide with fractions and mixed numbers.  Learning progresses on to problem ...

Revising Negative and Fractional Indices

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

Revising Nth Term of Arithmetic Sequences

Students revise how to derive the nth term of an arithmetic sequence.  As learning progresses they use the nth t...

Revising Order of Operations

Revising order of operations lesson where students practice how to break down a calculation using BODMAS. One ho...

Revising Percentage Changes

Students revise how to calculate an amount after a percentage change using calculator methods.  As learning prog...

Revising Prime Factors, Highest Common Factor and Lowest Common Multiple

Students revise how to calculate the prime factors of an integer.  As learning progresses they use prime factors...

Revising Product of Decimal Numbers

Students revise how to calculate the product of two or more decimal numbers using written methods.  As learning ...

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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 […]

How Write 3 Part Ratios

When learning how to write 3-part ratios students need to understand how ratios can be made equivalent. The start of the lesson reminds students by asking which of six ratios is the odd one out.  This is presented to the class as they come into the lesson.    Writing Equivalent Ratios  A few students immediately go […]