# Key Stage 3

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# Key Stage 3

##### Number
Interactive Lessons

## Calculating Speed, Distance and Time

Using ratio notation students learn how to calculate the speed when given distance and time.  As learning progre...
##### Shape
Interactive Lessons

## Calculating the Hypotenuse in a right-angled triangle

Students learn about calculating the hypotenuse in a right-angled triangle using Pythagoras' Theorem.  Using Py...
##### Number
Interactive Lessons

## Calculations with Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Students apply their learning with fractions and mixed numbers to solve a wide range of calculations with fracti...
##### Algebra
Interactive Lessons

## Changing the Subject of a Formula

Students learn about changing the subject of a formula using the balance method.  As learning progresses they us...
##### Number
Interactive Lessons

## Comparing Fractions with Different Denominators

Using a fraction wall and equivalent fractions students learn about comparing fractions with different denominat...
##### Number
Interactive Lessons

## Comparing Positive and Negative Numbers

Students learn about comparing positive and negative numbers and calculating the difference between the two.  Th...
##### Handling Data
Interactive Lessons

## Comparing Stem and Leaf Diagrams

Students learn about comparing stem and leaf diagrams using the median average and range.  As students progress ...
##### Handling Data
Interactive Lessons

## Comparing the Probability of Events

Students learn about comparing the probability of events using fractions on a probability scale.At the start...
##### Number
Interactive Lessons

## Comparing the size of numbers

Students learn about comparing the size of numbers using the place value table.  They use greater and less than ...
##### Shape
Interactive Lessons

## Composite Area of 2D Shapes

Students learn how to find the composite area of 2D shapes involving triangles, rectangles, trapezia and paralle...
##### Handling Data
Interactive Lessons

## Construct and Interpret Pie Charts

Students learn how to construct a pie chart from a frequency table.  As learning progresses they compare sets of...
##### Shape
Interactive Lessons

## Constructing Triangles using Compasses and Protractors

Students learn how about constructing triangles using compasses and protractors using SSS, SAS and ASA.  As lear...
##### Number
Interactive Lessons

## Converting between fractions, decimals and percentages

>Using the place value table and equivalent fractions students learn about converting between fractions, deci...
##### Shape
Interactive Lessons

## Corresponding Angles in Parallel Lines

Year 8 mathematics lesson where students learn how to recognise and calculate corresponding angles in parallel l...
##### Algebra
Interactive Lessons

## Creating a Sequence using Formulae

Students learn how about creating a sequence using formulae.  Students progress from using function machines to ...
##### Algebra
Interactive Lessons

## Describing Number Patterns

Students learn describing number patterns on a term to term basis.  More able students tackle Fibonacci and geom...

### 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 […]