# GoldenMaths

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I am Head of Maths at an all-boys school in Leyton, East London. I hope to inspire my pupils mathematically through the conversations I have and the materials I prepare. Please visit my website for more resources and other website I like.

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I am Head of Maths at an all-boys school in Leyton, East London. I hope to inspire my pupils mathematically through the conversations I have and the materials I prepare. Please visit my website for more resources and other website I like.

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#### KS4 Ratio - Sharing / Dividing in a Quantity

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A lesson with exercises on sharing ratios in a quantity. There is some key ratio questions at the start, which leads into more difficult questions modelled. There is time for pupils to work individually. Best buy problem at the end gives students an opportunity to work together and apply their knowledge of ratio and proportion. Please use and let me know what you think.

#### Simultaneous Equations Lesson KS4

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A sequence of 4 lessons on Simultaneous Equations designed for a D/C KS4 group. The structure of solving a Simultaneous Equation is clearly shown and starter activities are used to highlight key topics covered over the previous weeks. All questions are given on the board so pupils work independently and share ideas with class during a group discussion. Please use and let me know what you think. I do not claim to own all of the resources published here. Many are adapted from other TES users.

#### KS3 / KS4 Speed, Distance & Time - Formula 1

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A lesson I have created on Speed, Distance &amp; Time using Formula 1 data from the start of the 2016 season. Pupils are guided through the SDT triangle and then given the activity alongside information on the PPT - they need to use this to fill in the missing values. Please use and let me know what you think.

#### KS3 / KS4 Factorising Quadratics Whole Lesson with Homework

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A lesson I taught for an observation on Factorising Quadratics to a middle ability Year 9 group. This lesson is suitable for groups from Y8 - Y11 depending on ability. Prior knowledge of factorisation with single brackets would be helpful. I have also uploaded the lesson plan for this observation / lesson. Lots of questions are given on the board so pupils work independently and share ideas with class during a group discussion. Please use and let me know what you think. I do not claim to own all of the resources published here - some are questions that have been adapted by other TES users (please contact me if you would like credit / removing).

#### GCSE Statistics - Box Plots & Outlier

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A lesson on drawing box plots and interpreting data aimed at a GCSE statistics class. The lesson moves quickly onto calculating outliers and commenting on skewness of box plots. Please use, share and leave comments on what you think!

#### Substitution into Linear Expressions

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A lesson on Substitution into Linear Expressions designed for a KS3 mixed ability group. The lesson includes a starter activity using countdown. Detailed / coloured examples are given on the board with an activity from the Edexcel Foundation textbook. Plenary activity testing pupils understanding towards the end. Please use and let me know what you think.

#### KS4 Quadratic Formula - Solving Equations GCSE

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A lesson on solving equations using the quadratic formula adapted from another TES user here: https://www.tes.co.uk/teaching-resource/solving-quadratic-equations--sequence-of-lessons-6374513 Please share and let me know what you think of my updated lesson.

#### KS3 Simplifying Expressions Activities

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A BINGO activity with simplifying algebraic expressions - great to use as a plenary activity or as a starter with an able group to introduce expanding brackets. Also included is a worksheet I made for the topic with progression through simplifying expressions which can be used in class or as homework. Please use and let me know what you think.

#### KS3 Straight Line Graphs Lesson & Worksheets

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A low ability KS3 lesson used for an observation on straight line graphs. Drawing graphs in one quadrant only. Pupils are given a substitution starter to complete to aid them with finding co-ordinates using substitution. Differentiated and level-ed worksheets made that match with the PPT. Please use and let me know what you think.

#### KS3 / KS4 Solving Equations with Fractions Updated

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A lesson with questions on solving equations with fractions. This lesson starts from the beginning with no prior knowledge of fractions and moves up to solving simple algebraic fractions. Designed for a middle ability year 9 class. Please let me know what you think and if you edit the slides, upload and share the resource.

#### KS4 Vectors Introduction - Rules and Notation

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A series of lessons introducing Vectors and the notation surrounding this. The aim of the lessons is to deepen students thinking about Vectors introduce the ideas around parallel and perpendicular vectors and finding resultants. There is some Vectors with Geometry questions at the end which are not very difficult. Pupils would need to go on and attempt exam style questions are this series of lessons. Please use and let me know what you think.

#### KS4 Sine and Cosine Rule - Working with Triangles

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A lesson adapted from 'whidds' - another TES user on using the SINE and COSINE rule in non right angled triangles. You can find the original here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/sine-rule-grade-a-lesson-6398103 Please use and let me know what you think.

#### KS4 Solving Simultaneous Equations (with a Quadratic / Circle) Lesson

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A sequence of lessons on Simultaneous Equations where 1 is a quadratic designed for a high ability KS4 group. Prior knowledge of Factorising Trinomials is required - a lesson on this can be found here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/ks4-factorising-trinomials-quadratics-with-a-coefficient-of-x-sqd-lesson-11772891 The structure of solving a Simultaneous Equation is clearly shown and starter activities are used to highlight key topics covered over the previous weeks. Lots of questions are given on the board so pupils work independently and share ideas with class during a group discussion. Please use and let me know what you think. I do not claim to own all of the resources published here - some are questions that have been adapted by other TES users (please contact me if you would like credit / removing).

#### KS4 Expanding Brackets (Double & Triple) / Pascals Triangle Intro

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A sequence of lessons on Expanding Triple brackets designed for a high ability KS4 group. Prior knowledge of Expanding Double Brackets is required but is covered quickly as part of the starter. The structure of expanding triple brackets is clearly shown and the idea of using Pascals Triangle is introduced (this is not in the GCSE spec but is useful for a top set). Lots of questions are given on the board so pupils work independently and share ideas with class during a group discussion. Please use and let me know what you think.

#### Factorising Quadratics Worksheet / Homework (L7)

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A worksheet I made to consolidate learning on factorising quadratics. The worksheet progressing up through positive questions and moves onto questions involving negatives. Can be used in class or as homework. Please use and let me know what you think.

#### Indices (Index Laws) Lesson & Bingo Activity

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A full lesson put together on Index Laws which builds up students knowledge and introduces lots of different scenarios. There is also an activity used as a plenary to check pupils understanding of indices. Each pupil is given a bingo card and the powerpoint slides has the questions related. Let me know how it works in your classroom!

#### KS4 Standard Form - Series of lessons with Activites

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A series of lessons on using standard form to write large and small numbers. The lesson also has activities and questions for pupils to try throughout. This was designed for a high ability year 10 class. Some real life applications also used to contextualise the learning. Please use and let me know what you think.

#### KS4 Surds - Simplifying / Expanding Brackets

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A lesson that I put together on simplifying wonderful Surds! There is also an activity involving expanding brackets where pupil needs to use their knowledge of algebraic manipulation and simplification of Surds. Applications to problems involving shapes too. Please use and let me know what you think.

#### KS4 Capture Recapture - New GCSE Topic

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A lesson I have adapted from other TES users on Capture Recapture. Includes video with information about where the method came from - applied to London black cabs. I would recommend using Edexcel topic based questions to go with this lesson. Please use, share and let me know what you think.

#### KS4 Trigonometry in Right Angled Triangles - Series of lessons with Applications (Grade B-A)

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A series of lessons on using trigonometry in right angled triangles to solve problems. Lesson was originally designed for a top set year 9 class so goes from very basic through to more difficult problems involving application of the rules. There are many activities included at the start / throughout / end of the powerpoint to be used when appropriate. These lessons are combination of my own / adapted from other TES users / worksheets. If you would like me to remove anything please let me know.