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#### KS3 and KS4 maths revision starters

Over 300 pages of revision questions on just about every topic at KS3 and KS4. Most are designed as 10-15 minute starters (some take a little longer). PLEASE REVIEW / COMMENT. If you have any comments about topics or individual questions, or anything you could add, please message me.

#### KS4 Probability-Rescue the princess-adventure game

Featured in the TES Newsletter. Adventure game in which students answer probability questions in order to rescue a princess. PLEASE REVIEW / COMMENT. There are 5 sections, each with 2 topics. They have 4 attempts at each topic, if they get all 4 wrong, the game ends and they will have to start again. The 5 sections are: OR and AND questions, complementary events, combined events (inc. 'exactly' questions and 'at least' questions), conditional probability. Go to my profile page and check out my other games.

#### KS3 Perimeter, area, surface area, volume-Space exploration-adventure game

KS3 adventure game in which students answer perimeter, area, surface area, and volume questions in order to explore space. PLEASE REVIEW / COMMENT. Choose to explore Triangulum, which has easier questions on area of a parallelogram and a triangle, perimeter and area of a composite shape made from rectangles, surface area and volume of a cuboid. Then when completed, choose to explore Andromeda, which has more difficult problems involving perimeter of a rectangle and area of a triangle, area of a trapezium, surface area and volume of prisms. At the end there is an analysis of the understanding of the topics. Go to my profile page and check out my other games.

#### KS4 Probability-Rescue the princess-adventure game

Featured in the TES Newsletter. Adventure game in which students answer probability questions in order to rescue a princess. PLEASE REVIEW / COMMENT. There are 5 sections, each with 2 topics. They have 4 attempts at each topic, if they get all 4 wrong, the game ends and they will have to start again. The 5 sections are: OR and AND questions, complementary events, combined events (inc. 'exactly' questions and 'at least' questions), conditional probability. Go to my profile page and check out my other games.

#### Transformation of graphs

Recommended by TES Panel. An investigation which allows the learners to find the rules for transformations plus some example questions. PLEASE REVIEW / COMMENT.

#### Averages-Haunted house-adventure game

RECOMMENDED by the TES panel. Adventure game in which students answer averages questions in order to progress through a haunted house. PLEASE REVIEW / COMMENT. There are 8 questions on mean, median, mode, mean and median from ungrouped and grouped frequency tables. Go to my profile page and check out my other games.

#### KS3 Circles-Rescue the princess-adventure game

Adventure game in which students answer KS3 circle questions in order to rescue a princess. Teacher notes and answers are provided. There are 5 sections, each with 2 topics. They have 4 attempts at each topic, if they get all 4 wrong, the game ends and they will have to start again. The 5 sections are: parts of a circle, circumference, area, reverse questions: given circumference, find diameter and radius; given area, find radius and diameter. Go to my profile page to see the GCSE version including arc length and sector area and check out my other games.

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#### Cash for questions revision activity

Recommended by TES. There are 4 sets of questions (Number, Algebra, Shape, Data) which are mainly A and A* (with some lower grade questions from topics which students struggle with, e.g. percentages, constructions). PLEASE REVIEW / COMMENT. Students work in pairs or small groups to answer the questions. When they finish a question they get it marked and if it is correct they are given cash to the value of the question. There are bank notes which you can put your school name and pictures of your teachers on. The team with the most money at the end could be given a prize.

#### Pentomino puzzles activity

Investigation and problem solving activity in which students identify all the different pentominoes, then fit them into shapes (50 different shapes, inc. 4 rectangles, 4 squares, 17 animals, 13 pictures (inc. car, train, plane, rocket, boat), 12 other shapes (inc. cross, yin and yang, heart)).

#### KS4 Circles-Rescue the princess-adventure game

Adventure game in which students answer GCSE circle questions in order to rescue a princess. There are 5 sections, each with 2 topics. They have 4 attempts at each topic, if they get all 4 wrong, the game ends and they will have to start again. The 5 sections are: circumference, area, reverse questions: given circumference, find diameter and radius; given area, find radius and diameter, arc length and sector area. Go to my profile page to see the KS3 version without arc length and sector area and check out my other games.

#### Surface area and volume of buildings

An activity I produced to add a bit of interest by calculating the surface area and volume of a range of buildings. PLEASE REVIEW / COMMENT. 2 versions - SmartBoard and Word.

#### KS3 and KS4 maths revision starters

Over 300 pages of revision questions on just about every topic at KS3 and KS4. Most are designed as 10-15 minute starters (some take a little longer). PLEASE REVIEW / COMMENT. If you have any comments about topics or individual questions, or anything you could add, please message me.

#### KS3 Perimeter, area, surface area, volume-Space exploration-adventure game

KS3 adventure game in which students answer perimeter, area, surface area, and volume questions in order to explore space. PLEASE REVIEW / COMMENT. Choose to explore Triangulum, which has easier questions on area of a parallelogram and a triangle, perimeter and area of a composite shape made from rectangles, surface area and volume of a cuboid. Then when completed, choose to explore Andromeda, which has more difficult problems involving perimeter of a rectangle and area of a triangle, area of a trapezium, surface area and volume of prisms. At the end there is an analysis of the understanding of the topics. Go to my profile page and check out my other games.

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#### KS4 preparation for A-level maths

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.

#### Vedic square

A fun worksheet activity involving patterns in the digital roots of a multiplication grid. PLEASE REVIEW / COMMENT. Print off 'Vedic square - blank', cut into three, so that each student has two squares, one to complete as a multiplication grid and one to complete as a Vedic square (by finding the digital root of each number in the multiplication grid). When they have completed these, hand out either version of 'Vedic square - completed' (better on A3) for them to draw the patterns.

#### Islamic art patterns

Multicultural activity which involves copying patterns and colouring them in to make nice wall displays. PLEASE REVIEW / COMMENT. If you find any other interesting Islamic art patterns please message me so that I can add them in.

#### Mixed triangle revision questions (higher tier)

This is a set of mixed questions involving angles in a triangle, Pythagoras' theorem, trigonometry, cosine and sine rules, similar triangles, area of a triangle. PLEASE REVIEW / COMMENT. I use it with students who are struggling to work out which bit of maths to use for different questions.

#### Percentages worksheet and mixed questions

A summary sheet of different types of percentage questions and an activity which involves working out mixed percentage questions. PLEASE REVIEW / COMMENT.

#### Angles group activity

A collective memory starter and then an activity to revise angle facts and build teamwork skills. PLEASE REVIEW / COMMENT.

#### Fill in the missing numbers

Learners work out the rules in order to find the missing numbers (each column of numbers undergoes the same operation to get the next column of numbers). PLEASE REVIEW / COMMENT. Notebook file to be displayed on SmartBoard. Students can work in their books or be given worksheets to use. As an extension activity, they can try finding the algebraic expressions.

#### Population pyramids worksheet (GCSE Statistics)

A worksheet looking at the different shapes of population pyramids. PLEASE REVIEW / COMMENT.

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#### 6 adventure games bundle

6 adventure games in which students have to answer questions correctly in order to proceed through the game. Teacher notes and answers are provided. The games are:
- KS4 probability (inc. basics, combined events, conditional probability)
- KS3 circles (inc. circumference, area)
- KS4 circles (inc. circumference, area, arc length, sector area)
- quadratics (inc. expanding, factorising, completing the square, solving by factorising and using the quadratic formula)
- KS3 perimeter, area, surface area, volume (inc. perimeter and area of a rectangle, a parallelogram, a triangle, a trapezium, and composite shapes and surface area and volume of a cuboid and prisms)
- averages (inc. mean, median, mode from a data set and mean and median from ungrouped and grouped frequency tables)

#### Quadratics-Rescue the princess-adventure game

Adventure game in which students answer quadratics questions in order to rescue a princess. There are 5 sections, each with 2 topics. The 5 sections are: expanding, factorising, completing the square, solving by factorising, solving using the quadratic formula. Go to my profile page to check out my other games.

#### Uses of sine & cosine rules - triangulation & GPS

Practical uses of sine rule and cosine rule - triangulation and GPS. PLEASE REVIEW / COMMENT. Also see Uses of constructions & loci - triangulation é GPS.