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Ratio and Equivalent Proportions

Students learn how to use ratio and equivalent proportions to write a ratio as a fraction and percentage.  Using...

Reading and writing numbers on a scale

Students learn about reading and writing numbers on a scale using place value.  Most able students are challenge...

Revising Adding and Subtracting Fractions

Students revise how to add and subtract fractions and mixed numbers with different denominators.  Learning progr...

Revising Calculating Exchange Rates

Students revise how to use exchange rates to convert between different currencies.  Later, as learning progresse...

Revising Calculations with Negative Numbers

Students revise how to add, subtract, multiply and divide with negative numbers.  Later, as learning progresses ...

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 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 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 Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

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

Revising Highest Common Factors

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

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 Multiples and Lowest Common Multiples

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

Revising Multiplication and Division of Fractions

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

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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 […]