Maths and the Tour de France

Maths and the Tour de France

This is an excellent way to engage the students with a great sporting event. The activities contained will cover a range of mathematical skills all based around the events, bikes, food and teams of the Tor de France. The students have to plot graphs, use percentages, work out ratios, measure distances and use various other skills all focused on the Great cycle Race. The added advantage of the lesson is that it is easily expandable as the race is live each day. A brilliant way to further develop an interest in the real world and the mathematical understanding of it. All the work is provided, including three detailed and informative worksheets.
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Education Skills Resource Pack- 10 Lessons included

Education Skills Resource Pack- 10 Lessons included

This is a must have resource pack for A level Students (and some higher GCSE Groups). Regardless of the subjects being studied all students need to learn and develop core educational skills in order to help them maximise their potential. There are ten lessons included in this pack, all fully resourced (stationary aside). This includes plans, PowerPoints, and handouts. The topics covered are: Problem Solving Time and how to manage it Money- how it works as a motivator and how students could view its importance. Code Breaking- we all write and talk in code, learning about codes helps us ask the right questions Deviance- doing something the wrong way can sometimes bring benefits. Graffiti- Thinking creatively Perspective- how we need to alter our perspective to see things differently Fight the Power- Why do we organise and make notes in just one way? Think about doing it differently Design a school- thinking about how we learn can make us better learners A letter to yourself- how you would explain your own strengths and weaknesses. The titles may be cryptic but that is because they best describe the activity and they get the students thinking.
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Revision Skills Resource Pack- 10 Lessons included

Revision Skills Resource Pack- 10 Lessons included

This is a brilliant resource pack full of creative ways for getting your students to revise independently, differently and most importantly, successfully. Ten lessons are included and that means PowerPoints and handouts as well. Trial and error has gone into creating lots of resources that really get the students thinking about their revision. No two students are the same so adopting just one method of revision is limiting. Vary the methods and increase the outcomes. Topics included: Image is everything- revising using images Reverse the process- based on reverse engineering to see how a good answer is made Elementary- using Sherlock Holmes to help thinking Help Lights camera action Maps- a look at how mapping can help revision News Report- how putting a news report help focus revision Postcards- writing revision postcards Revision Game Thinking- different ways of thinking The title are varied because so are the methods, however, they are creative approaches to getting the most out of your students.
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Mary Tudor Unit PowerPoint

Mary Tudor Unit PowerPoint

This very detailed and lengthy PowerPoint is designed for the unit of work available in the Free section. The unit of work gives all the references to the PowerPoint.
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Assembly Pack

Assembly Pack

This pack contains three fully resourced assemblies. The first is on the Tour de France and the theory of Marginal Gains. The idea that little improvements in lots of areas will produce a much greater overall result. The Second is on Democracy and how we came to get it in Britain and views on it today. The third is on Consequences and the sometimes unintended consequences that come from our actions. This gets the students thinking about their choices and how they plan. All three would be suitable for secondary students and sixth formers.
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Revision Skills Resource Pack- 10 Lessons included

Revision Skills Resource Pack- 10 Lessons included

This is a brilliant resource pack full of creative ways for getting your students to revise independently, differently and most importantly, successfully. Ten lessons are included and that means PowerPoints and handouts as well. Trial and error has gone into creating lots of resources that really get the students thinking about their revision. No two students are the same so adopting just one method of revision is limiting. Vary the methods and increase the outcomes. Topics included: Image is everything- revising using images Reverse the process- based on reverse engineering to see how a good answer is made Elementary- using Sherlock Holmes to help thinking Help Lights camera action Maps- a look at how mapping can help revision News Report- how putting a news report help focus revision Postcards- writing revision postcards Revision Game Thinking- different ways of thinking The title are varied because so are the methods, however, they are creative approaches to getting the most out of your students.
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Education Skills Resource Pack- 10 Lessons included

Education Skills Resource Pack- 10 Lessons included

This is a must have resource pack for A level Students (and some higher GCSE Groups). Regardless of the subjects being studied all students need to learn and develop core educational skills in order to help them maximise their potential. There are ten lessons included in this pack, all fully resourced (stationary aside). This includes plans, PowerPoints, and handouts. The topics covered are: Problem Solving Time and how to manage it Money- how it works as a motivator and how students could view its importance. Code Breaking- we all write and talk in code, learning about codes helps us ask the right questions Deviance- doing something the wrong way can sometimes bring benefits. Graffiti- Thinking creatively Perspective- how we need to alter our perspective to see things differently Fight the Power- Why do we organise and make notes in just one way? Think about doing it differently Design a school- thinking about how we learn can make us better learners A letter to yourself- how you would explain your own strengths and weaknesses. The titles may be cryptic but that is because they best describe the activity and they get the students thinking.
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A Year of Maths

A Year of Maths

This bundle give you a whole collection of special maths activities than can be used to add that special spark of interest at key times of the year. Whether it is Christmas, Easter, Valentines or the Tour de France, these lessons offer something different and exciting for your students.
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A Level History Tudor Rebellion & Disorder

A Level History Tudor Rebellion & Disorder

This bundle contains almost everything you could need to teach a successful and enjoyable A level unit on Rebellion and Disorder. The bundle covers all the Tudors as well as an overview and extra worksheets. This is one whole A level Unit and offers the full range of skills, activities and topics to both challenge and educate your students. All have been used in the classroom and all can be easily adaptable to your own timings and needs.
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The Tudors: Rebellion & Disorder

The Tudors: Rebellion & Disorder

This unit is intended to be completed at the end of the course. However, it is not just a quick revision topic. This is an in-depth overview and comparison designed to really push the students and develop their analytical reasoning. The unit is designed for all major specifications, although some editing may be needed as the specifications change. The sheer quantity of detail within an A level can be lost on students, especially those who are a little more disorganised. This unit helps with seeing events over a whole period and encourages comparisons and contrasts between those events. This unit is very student centred as it encourages their own skills. This is teacher guided but student focussed. The additional worksheet pack would help with this unit. This is a complete unit of work and has a very detailed PowerPoint.
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Make Your Own Country

Make Your Own Country

History is full of assumptions in that teachers often assume that students have a certain level of knowledge. Topics that are discussed regularly are very rarely explained because it is assumed that students know about them and understand them. One such example is the ‘state’ or ‘country’. ‘A’ level students will have heard the terms many times but will have rarely thought about what such a thing is, what it means and what influence it has. This unit aims to get the students thinking about what a country is and the decisions that go into its creation. The students will discuss and work together to create their own country and then apply what they have talked about to the states and countries that they encounter in their studies.
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Tudor Society & Rebellions: Various Worksheets

Tudor Society & Rebellions: Various Worksheets

This is a collection of six worksheets that can be used at the start of the Tudor topic or as part of an ongoing collection the students complete. They are all intended for more student centred work and are aimed at organising the students notes in a more coherent form. This should make revision easier.
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Mary I: Rebellion & Disorder Full Scheme of Work

Mary I: Rebellion & Disorder Full Scheme of Work

This unit actively focuses not just on the rebellions that Mary faced as Queen but also the nature of rebellion as well. In order for the students to fully understand, explain and evaluate rebellion they should have thought about what a rebellion is and what it entails. This unit of work has all the details, notes and questions needed to focus on Mary but it also contains activities designed to get the students doing more than note taking. There is a rebellion role play as well as a game based on the student's knowledge of Wyatt's rebellion. The idea is to break the norm of an A level lesson and have the students actively participate and even consider rebelling themselves. This unit also contains a full complex PowerPoint, handouts and notes.
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Henry VIII: Rebellion & Disorder

Henry VIII: Rebellion & Disorder

Henry HIII is a titan of English History and this unit focuses on the rebellions he faced in his reign. While the main emphasis is on the two main threats to his power, (The Amicable Grant and the Pilgrimage of Grace) it takes into account the events that would influenced these events as well as the wider issue of security in Henry's reign. The unit has a wide range o teaching styles and puts emphasis on the students creating work themselves. This is a complete unit of work and will save hours of research and work.
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D-Day: An Alternative View

D-Day: An Alternative View

This resource is a counterpoint to the standard view of D-Day in that it focuses on the invasion from the point of view of the Germans trying to stop it. Through three tasks the students will be asked to use their knowledge of the Second World War before 1944 to determine whether or not the D-Day landings were likely to be prevented. The tasks ask the students to develop their arguing skills as well as drawing on evidence they have collected. The key is that it gets the students to think differently and therefore is a vital companion to traditional D-Day teachings.
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First World War Handouts: Various

First World War Handouts: Various

A collection of handouts designed for using in Year 9 (or GCSE) when studying the First World War. Includes: Reasons why the Schlieffen Plan Failed Trench from Above Treaty of Versailles Sources & Questions Living Timeline Axis First World War data on an A5 handout(Populations; Military spending; army size etc Europe Map 1914
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Edward VI: Rebellion & Disorder

Edward VI: Rebellion & Disorder

This topic focuses on the difficult and dangerous short reign of Edward VI. It covers all of the major events of his reign but in the context of how this caused rebellion and disorder. Thus the changes to religion are discussed and are then shown to be a cause of a specific problem for Edward and his councillors. This is a complete unit of work with a matching PowerPoint. Therefore it contains everything you need to teach the subject, saving hours and hours of work.
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Elizabeth I: Rebellion & Disorder

Elizabeth I: Rebellion & Disorder

This is a fully interactive unit of work focussing on the rebellious side of Elizabeth's reign. As well as explaining some of the key events the unit encourages the students to develop their argumentative and essay writing skills in some unique ways. This is a complete unit and has a corresponding PowerPoint. The unit is very detailed and will save hours and hours of research and work.
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Henry VII: Rebellion, Disorder and Inheritance

Henry VII: Rebellion, Disorder and Inheritance

Whether you are studying the whole Tudor period or just the reigns of the later Tudors then a good understanding of how the dynasty started is essential. Henry VII arrived on the throne unexpectedly and inherited a disorganised and fractious kingdom. However, with careful management and some luck he left is son a kingdom to be developed and strengthened. This is a complete unit of work that traces the major rebellious events of Henry's reign. There is a discussion of the problems he faced and a summary to show what he left the future Tudors. The unit comes with a complete matching PowerPoint and a handout for one of the rebellions. This unit will save you tens of hours of work and research.
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A Merry Maths Christmas

A Merry Maths Christmas

This is a great bundle featuring three excellent mathematics resources that focus on Christmas. The maths included is not just for show, and is not just a Christmas filler. Each lesson actively pushes the students and gets them thinking about Christmas and enjoying maths at the same time.
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Maths and the 12 Days of Christmas

Maths and the 12 Days of Christmas

This is an excellent resource that looks at a classic Carol from a mathematical point of view. The students will use basic arithmetic as well as looking at averages and prices. The work shows the creation of patters and how to work with large umbers simply and quickly. There are three worksheets to complete and of course the opportunity to sing a classic!
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GCSE Modern World History: How Hitler Came to Power

GCSE Modern World History: How Hitler Came to Power

This is a complete unit of work that covers Hitler's rise to power from the before the Munich Putsch to becoming Fuhrer in 1934. The main work is completed through a workbook and there is a very strong emphasis on the students planning and completing their own work. The pack contains notes, work, questions, sources and a variety of resources across 12 handouts that make up the workbook. There is even a PowerPoint to go with all the lessons. This is a huge piece of work that will save you hours of work and also be refreshing for the students.
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