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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 Best Value Ratio Problems

Students revise how to determine the best value of two or more offers using ratio notation and proportional reas...

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 Calculations with Surds

Students revise how to simplify surds and rationalise the denominator.  Later, as learning progresses students u...

Revising Compound Percentage Changes

Students revise how to calculate a compound percentage increase and decrease.  As learning progresses they set u...

Revising Direct Proportion

Students revise how to use ratio notation and the unitary method to solve problems involving direct proportion. ...

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 of an Amount

Students revise how to calculate a fraction of an amount using both calculator and non-calculator techniques.  L...

Revising Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

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

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Area of Compound Shapes

https://youtu.be/qbl0d8ofRwc To find the area of compound shapes students need to understand what the word compound means.  Therefore, I ask students to discuss in pairs a definition for the word compound and to extend it to include the shapes below.  As a result of their learning in science students agree that a compound can be […]

Priorities for the Spring Term

At the start of the Spring Term these are three main priorities for me as the Head of Mathematics.

Mutually Exclusive Outcomes and Events

I teach mutually exclusive outcomes directly after students have encountered Venn diagrams. This is the fifth Year 8 Probability lesson.