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Problem Solving with Angles of Polygons

Students learn how to apply the interior and exterior angle properties of polygons to solve a variety of problem...

Problem Solving with Shape

Students practise problem solving with shape using reflective 24 hour times, properties of 2D shapes and investi...

Problems with Circular Shapes

Students use the circumference and area of a circle to solve a variety of problems with circular shapes.  Throug...

Properties of Triangles

Students learn about the properties of triangles.  They explore the various unique triangles that can be made on...

Pythagoras’ Theorem – Solving Complex Problems

Students learn how to use Pythagoras' Theorem to calculate unknown lengths in a range of problems involving rig...

Pythagoras’ Theorem in 3D

Students learn how to calculate unknown lengths in cuboids and other solids by applying Pythagoras' Theorem in ...

Reflecting Shapes on a Grid

Students learn about reflecting shapes on a grid using horizontal, vertical and diagonal mirror lines.  As learn...

Reflective symmetry in 2D shapes

Students learn how to describe reflective symmetry in 2D shapes using mirror lines.  Learning progresses from fi...

Revising 3D Trigonometry

Students revise how to use the Sine, Cosine and Tangent ratios to calculate unknown angles and lengths in 3D sha...

Revising Angle Properties

Students revise how to calculate unknown angles on a straight line, in a triangle and about a point.  Later, as ...

Revising Angles in Parallel Lines

Students revise how to calculate alternate, corresponding and co-interior angles in parallel lines.  As learning...

Revising Angles in Polygons

Students revise calculating the interior and exterior angles of regular polygons.  As learning progresses they a...

Revising Area of 2D Shapes

Students revise how to calculate the area of rectangles, triangles, parallelograms and trapezia.  Later, as lear...

Revising Area of Triangular Shapes

Students revise how to calculate the area of triangles.  As learning progresses they solve real-life problems in...

Revising Circle Theorems

Students revise how to find missing angles in circles and tangents.  Theorems include: angle at the centre and c...

Revising Constructing Loci

Students revise how to construct the locus of a line and about a point to solve various geometry problems.  As l...

Mr Mathematics Blog

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.