Number Properties

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Number Properties

Factor Pairs of Numbers and Terms

Students learn how to find all the factor pairs of numbers and terms.  More able are taught to find the factors ...

Finding Prime Factors

Students learn about finding prime factors of a number.  This lesson builds on understanding what prime numbers ...

Finding Prime Numbers

Students learn about finding prime numbers using factor pairs and the Sieve of Eratosthenes.  Throughout the les...

Finding the Highest Common Factor

Students learn about finding the highest common factor of numbers and terms.  More able student learn how to fin...

Multiples of numbers and expressions

Students learn how to calculate multiples of numbers and expressions.  As learning progresses they move on to fi...

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 Highest Common Factors

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

Revising Multiples and Lowest Common Multiples

Students revise how to calculate the lowest common multiple of two or more integers.  Later, as learning progres...

Revising Order of Operations

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

Revising Powers and Roots

Students revise how to calculate square and cube numbers and their roots using mental and calculator methods.  L...

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 Written Methods for Real Life Problems

Students revise how to use the order of operations, long multiplication and long division to solve real life fun...

Square Numbers and Square Roots

Students learn how to calculate square numbers and square roots.  They are taught to use visualisation, written ...

Short Multiplication

The start of the lesson reviews using the times table grid to calculate the products of two integers.   The deve...

Short Division

The start of the lesson reviews calculating the products of single digit integers.   The development phase build...

Prime Numbers

To define what makes a prime number students begin the lesson by calculating factors of several integers.  Prime...

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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 […]