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Revising Problems with Similar Shapes

Students revise how to calculate unknown lengths, areas and volumes of mathematically similar shapes.  Later, as...

Revising Properties of Quadrilaterals

Students revise how to describe the unique properties of each quadrilateral.  As learning progresses they use th...

Revising Pythagoras’ Theorem

Students revise how to calculate any side of a right-angled-triangle using Pythagoras' Theorem.  As learning pr...

Revising the Area and Perimeter of Rectilinear Shapes

Students revise how to calculate the perimeter and area of rectilinear shapes.  As learning progresses attempt e...

Revising the Cosine Rule

Students revise how to use the Cosine Rule to calculate unknown lengths and angles in non-right-angled triangles...

Revising the Sine Rule

Students revise how to apply the Sine Rule to calculate an unknown angle and length in non-right-angled triangle...

Revising Trigonometry in Right-Angled Triangles

Students revise how to calculate unknown angles and lengths in right-angled triangles using Sine, Cosine and Tan...

Revising Volume of Prisms

Students revise how to calculate the volume of prisms as the product of cross-sectional area and depth.  As lear...

Scale Drawings of Bearings

Using their knowledge of triangles students learn how to construct scale drawings of bearings.  As learning prog...

Surface Area of Cubes and Cuboids

Students learn how to find the surface area of cubes and cuboids using nets and 3D drawings.  As learning progre...

Surface Area of Prisms

Students use net drawings and 3D representations to calculate the surface area of prisms made from parallelogram...

Surface Area of Square Based Pyramids

Students learn how to use net drawings and apply Pythagoras' Theorem to calculate the total surface area of squ...

Tessellation with Shapes

Students learn about tessellation with shapes.  More able students consider the angles of each shape.  Less able...

Total Surface Area of Cylinders

Students learn how to calculate the total surface area of cylinders using net drawings.  As learning progresses ...

Translating Shapes using Vectors

Students learn about translating shapes using vectors. As learning progresses they move from performing translat...

Vector Problems with Ratio

Students learn how to solve problems with vectors when ratio notation is used to define a magnitude.As learn...

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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 […]