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Straight line graphs and coordinates collection
10 hand-picked resources including videos and spreadsheets that aid the teaching of this topic.

Number and Algebra

Blank number grids investigation
A twist on traditional number grid activities – students are given shaded blank patterns and challenged to find the connection between the numbers.

Algebra question: What happened next?
An activity to challenge students’ misconceptions of how to solve algebraic equations.

Geometry and Measures

Perimeter of folded shapes
A shape is folded in two – what could the original shape have been, and what is its perimeter?

Pirates angle measuring
Students practise key skills of measuring and constructing angles, all in the fun context of firing a cannon.

Data and Statistics

England and Wales data
An activity to analyse data to answer questions about the populations of England and Wales.

Real-life graphs lesson
A complete lesson on real-life graphs. An engaging lesson that can be used and adapted to fit your teaching style.

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Modulus graphs match-up
A differentiated match-up activity for modulus graphs to get your students thinking.

Trigonometric ratios
Excel is used to demonstrate where the graphs of sin, cos and tan come from using the unit circle.

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Geometrical square rooting
Estimate the square root using a ruler and a pair of compasses. Instructions are in a video and accompanying PowerPoint.

The changes to GSCE maths from 2015
James Gurung on the changes and how to ensure current Year 8s are fully prepared.

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A tag-team approach to maths
How to mix up your lessons to help low-ability pupils progress.

Back to basics
Help learners to get their heads around the topic with these algebra resources.

A day in the life of…Lara van Lelyveld
In South Africa, this life orientation teacher encourages her students to explore the country’s complex racial tensions.

My best teacher by Joanna Trollope
The best-selling author was considered an average student, but the faith of a teacher who believed in the potential of girls carried her all the way to Oxford.

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