Students learn how to describe a shape’s reflective symmetry and identify the planes of symmetry in 3D shapes. As learning progresses students perform and describe reflections, rotations, translations and enlargements on a grid.
Geometry and measures
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 defined […]
At the start of the Spring Term these are three main priorities for me as the Head of Mathematics.
I teach mutually exclusive outcomes directly after students have encountered Venn diagrams. This is the fifth Year 8 Probability lesson.