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KS3 Maths Lesson Starters

These KS3 lesson starters cover a range of Maths topics including ratio, area, graphs and rotational symmetry.

Use them to pose questions to your class, and to inspire further investigation.

Lesson Starters


  • Questions on probability, ratio and proportion, rotational symmetry, square numbers and circles.


  • A selection of intriguing Maths starter questions with Maths expert Isaac Anoom.


  • Maths expert Isaac Anoom looks at the maths involved in travelling from London to Plymouth.

Building Yard

  • Estimating lengths, using nets, making sense of ratios, area and perimeter all feature in this KS3 starter.

Shopping Mall

  • These starters involve looking at the area of an octagon, calculating percentages and a fraction card trick.

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