Tes Maths: Planning tools and activities

Feel prepared for the year ahead with these schemes of work, activity ideas and lesson planning tools, recommended by Tes Maths

Craig Barton

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Plan ahead for the next academic year with these schemes of work, activities and practice questions

With exam preparation finally over, thoughts inevitably turn to planning for the year ahead. To provide some inspiration, I’ve selected a few of my favourite activities and schemes of work, that are bound to help you give your lessons a bit of a spring clean in the coming months.

As always, a big thank you must go to the generous and talented members of the Tes Maths community, whose contributions continue to help make maths lessons across the country stimulating and fun.

Craig Barton

Schemes of work

New Maths GCSE Scheme of Work Grades 1 to 9
rosemaryhobson

New Maths GCSE Scheme of Work Grades 1 to 9

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This is a scheme of work for starting in the last term of year 9 and going through to year 11. It has been designed for foundation to higher. The work is divided into 4 ability ranges. Low Foundation - lowest level work, only found on the foundation paper. Foundation/Higher Work - Work n...

Practice questions and assessments

KS2: Maths Worksheets
Andrew Long

KS2: Maths Worksheets

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**[Worksheet Generators - Bundle](https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/ks2-worksheet-generators-11490622)** This is a **FREE** 74 page sample pack of KS2 Maths Worksheets to cover a range of topics, all created using my random worksheet generators... Every worksheet in the pack has been created u...
Increasingly Difficult Questions - Volume
taylorda01

Increasingly Difficult Questions - Volume

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The Increasingly Difficult Questions are making their way on to the TES! Low floor, high ceiling tasks with the opportunity for a variety of starting points and a high ceiling. Supporting Material (if applicable) allows for identification of areas for development and greater practise at these quest...
KS3 ASSESMENTS MEP Year 7 Diagnostic Tests
CIMT

KS3 ASSESMENTS MEP Year 7 Diagnostic Tests

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KS3 assessments on:Logic, Place Value, Graphs, Addition and Subtraction of Decimals, Angles, Multiplication of Decimals, Number Patterns and Sequences, Division of Decimals, Areas and Perimeters, Fractions, Data Collection and Presentation, Arithmetic Revision, Searching for Patterns, Time and Timet...
Brockington College Maths homework booklets
Peter Mattock

Brockington College Maths homework booklets

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All of the homework booklets I design for my Maths department, free and in one place. Obviously cannot post answers here, but happy for people to email me for them - a DM on twitter with your email address is the best way to get them. Note there are a few images borrowed from different pla...

Lesson activities

Complete Ratio lessons - Sharing amounts - Bar Modelling method
Nathan Hardee

Complete Ratio lessons - Sharing amounts - Bar Modelling method

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Complete/whole lesson(s) meant as an introduction to ratio's for KS2/KS3/KS4 students. Lesson adapted to incorporate a Bar modelling / Singapore maths style approach to the topic. Demonstrates a clear method/process which utilises students practicing their numeracy and developing a visual und...
Investigating Probability Activities KS3 Age11-14
vhughes5

Investigating Probability Activities KS3 Age11-14

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I set up these activities on 5 separate tables, and spilt pupils into groups. Then they had to investigate the games using the 'Game support pack&' as prompts which they needs to fill in. I ran this over two lessons. The online game is on nrich, and you can have one group working at the interact...
What Was The Question? 4
alutwyche

What Was The Question? 4

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This is designed to get students thinking rather than just blindly following a mathematical recipe. There a four sets of 4 problems which all have the same answer (given in the centre of the screen). Each question has a blank for the students to fill in and sometimes there is more than one answer fo...

Post-16 resources

KS4 preparation for A-level maths
kmbheck

KS4 preparation for A-level maths

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Recommended by TES. This is a set of questions I give to my year 11's who are planning to do A-level which consists of topics they have met at GCSE and will need for A-level. PLEASE REVIEW / COMMENT.
A Level Scheme of Work
dhoskin

A Level Scheme of Work

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The A Level Scheme of Work I wrote for the college I work in for the new A-level starting in September 2017. We have three 1hr25min lessons each week. It is laid out such that students can be entered into AS exams at the end of year 1 or the full A-level at the end of year 2. This is for both Maths ...
A-level Core Pure Mathematics Year 1/AS
Owen134866

A-level Core Pure Mathematics Year 1/AS

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This set of 9 powerpoints have been designed to match the Edexcel Core Pure Mathematics Year 1/AS textbook (for Further Maths), and have largely been adapted from my previous A-level resources. Every chapter is covered, and within are explanations that could be used to teach lessons or be shared wit...