^{2}+ bx + c involving positive and negative terms into two brackets. As learning progresses they consider non-prime coefficient of x

^{2}.

**Differentiated Learning Objectives**

- All students should be able to factorise a quadratic where the coefficient of x squared is a prime number and the constant is a positive integer.
- Most students should be able to factorise a quadratic where the coefficient of x squared is a prime number and the constant is a positive or negative integer.
- Some students should be able to factorise a quadratic where the coefficient of x squared is a non prime number and the constant is a positive or negative integer