Check out the resources and links in the newsletter below. They all link to the very best TES Maths resources, which are completely free once you register on the website.

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Best of TES Maths
Craig Barton lists his favourite maths resources on TES Connect from the past year.

Number and algebra

Prime decomposition
A detailed lesson on prime factor decomposition with links to other subjects and real-life examples.

Equation of a straight line
An interactive lesson investigating the effect that the gradient and y-intercept have on the slope and position of a straight line and its equation.

Shape and space

Angles Blockbusters
Get your students practising angle facts and shape properties in a fun, competitive environment.

Pirate trigonometry
Check out this quiz to consolidate key trigonometric skills through the world of pirates.

Data and statistics

Collecting and representing data worksheet
A useful end-of-topic revision lesson assessing students’ knowledge of tally charts, pictograms, bar charts and stem and leaf diagrams.

Statistical murder investigation
A fun and challenging activity to spice up data handling.

Post-16

Wordle posters
This set of posters makes an ideal display around classrooms to remind students of key words.

Core 3 Articulate
A party game gets a mathematical make over with this revision tool on key concepts.

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Code breaking
Teacher Andrew Chambers explains why code breaking is such an important skill for mathematicans and creates a maths code breaking pack.

Killing Fibonacci’s rabbits
TES Maths panel member Owen Elton investigates the Fibonacci rabbit sequence.

Five maths books everyone should read
From Logicomix to Uncle Petros and Goldbach’s Conjecture, check out which texts made the cut.

The mathematics of dating
When it comes to devising a strategy for approaching the dating game, mathematics can offer a much needed helping hand; read here to find out how.

Is poker a taboo subject for the classroom?
Teachers discuss whether gambling is an acceptable way to get pupils interested in probability.

Maths and PE
World record progression and average speed in Olympic races are just some of the suggest activities to join these two subjects; which tasks can you recommend?

What will ‘levels’ be replaced with?
Practitioners debate what the alternative might be and whether a system labelling pupils and class sets as “has/has not achieved the expected standards for year n” will work better.