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Revising Writing Numbers in Standard Form

Students revise how to convert numbers between ordinary and standard form.  As learning progresses they perform ...

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...

Rounding Decimal Numbers

Students learn about accuracy when rounding decimal numbers.  Learning progresses from rounding to one decimal p...

Rounding Numbers to a Significant Figure

Students are introduced to rounding numbers to a significant figure.  Learning progresses from rounding whole nu...

Scale Drawings

Students learn how to draw diagrams to a scale using ratio notation.  As learning progresses they learn how to c...

Sharing in a Given Ratio

Students learn how to divide a quantity into two or more parts when given a ratio.  As learning progresses stude...

Simplifying numbers written in index form

Students learn how to use the multiplication and division rules to simplify numbers written in index form.  As l...

Square Numbers and Square Roots

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

Subtracting Fractions using a Fraction Wall

Students learn how to subtract fractions with using equivalent fraction diagrams.  As learning progresses more a...

Subtraction with Decimal Numbers

How to use the column method to perform a subtraction with decimal numbers.  More able students add and subtract...

Subtraction with Negative Numbers

Students learn how to subtract with positive and negative numbers on a number line and using written methods.  M...

Using Scientific Calculators

Students practise using scientific calculators to solve problems involving brackets, powers and the order of ope...

Writing Fractions as Percentages

Students learn how to convert between fractions and percentages using the place value table, factors of 100 equi...

Writing Numbers using Words and Digits

Students learn about writing numbers using words and digits through the place value.  Less able students have ac...

Writing Ratios in their Simplest Form

Key stage 3 lesson where students learn about writing ratios in their simplest form using the highest common fac...

Writing small numbers in Standard Form

Students learn how to convert between ordinary and standard form for numbers less than 1.  More able students ar...

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Preparing Students for a Mathematics Exam

Preparing students for a mathematics exam takes time, patience and careful planning.  In this blog I will share my ideas for teaching students how to prepare for their final exams.  These are strategies that have worked well for me and I have see work well for others.  Creative writing to formulate ideas Students need space […]

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.