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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 Triangular Shapes

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

Revising Constructing Loci

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

Revising Imperial and Metric Conversions

Students revise how to convert between imperial and metric units of length, weight and capacity.  Later, as lear...

Revising Performing and Describing Transformations

Students revise how to perform and describe rotations, reflections, translations and enlargements to a positive ...

Mr Mathematics Blog

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 […]