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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.
KS3 Straight Line Graphs Lesson & Worksheets
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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 Square & Cube Numbers Lesson
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KS3 Square & Cube Numbers Lesson

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A lesson on square and cube numbers for an able year 7 class that I have put together. It looks at squares and square roots and cubes and cube roots. Students then have to solve numerical problems using their knowledge of square and cube numbers. Questions are taken from SATs papers. Please use and let me know what you think. www.goldenmaths.co.uk
Simultaneous Equations Lesson KS4
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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.
Factorising Expressions (Single Brackets)
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Factorising Expressions (Single Brackets)

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A tutorial with 2 successive lessons on factorising expressions into single brackets. The was designed for a Level 5-6 Y8 group and the modelling enabled them to understand factorising simple expressions fully. Extension tasks are available for the more able. Use and let me know what you think. www.goldenmaths.co.uk
KS4 Quadratic Formula - Solving Equations GCSE
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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.
KS4 Fractional & Negative Indices Lesson + Activities
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KS4 Fractional & Negative Indices Lesson + Activities

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A lesson I have prepared on Fractional and Negative Indices. I have used other lessons from TES and added my own interpretation as well as added some additional questions. I have also included a BINGO activity to recap basic laws of indices before moving onto the more difficult content. There is an activity from Miss Brookes Maths - the worksheet can be found here: https://www.missbrookesmaths.com/ Use and let me know what you think :)
KS3 Volume of a Cuboid Lesson
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KS3 Volume of a Cuboid Lesson

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Here is a lesson I made on finding the Volume of a Cuboid for a low ability Y9 group. Please use and let me know what you think. The crossword was made by another TES user. www.goldenmaths.co.uk I do not claim to own all of the resources published here. Many are adapted from other TES users.
Transformations - Reflection KS3
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Transformations - Reflection KS3

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A lesson on reflection aimed at a low ability Y9 group. The worksheet is heavily scaffolded and provides lots of practice of reflecting shapes in horizontal and vertical lines. The plenary activity involves reflecting in diagonal lines also. Please use and let me know what you think.
KS4 Ratio - Sharing / Dividing in a Quantity
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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.
Volume of 3D Shapes - Triangular Prisms & Cylinder
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Volume of 3D Shapes - Triangular Prisms & Cylinder

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A lesson on Volume of 3D Shapes, starting with cuboids and progressing up to triangular prisms and cylinders. There are activities built in which support the lessons. In addition to this, there is a worksheet to help support pupils who need more practice on the topic. Questions are all provided within the powerpoint and some are taken from Tristan Jones excellent worksheets he provides on TES (see below). Please use and let me know what you think. http://www.tes.co.uk/MyPublicProfile.aspx?uc=1671151&event=21éprofileTab=resources
KS3 Percentages of Amounts Series of Lessons Non-Calc & Calc Methods] %
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KS3 Percentages of Amounts Series of Lessons Non-Calc & Calc Methods] %

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A series of lessons on finding percentages of amounts, both with and without a calculator. Designed for a KS3 class with lots of questions and activities built into the powerpoint. The cross-number was not made by me - credit goes to Miss Brookes Maths but it is so good I have included it here. If anyone would like me to remove this please let me know. Please use and let me know what you think.
KS4 Solving Simultaneous Equations (with a Quadratic / Circle) Lesson
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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).
KS3 Simplifying Expressions Activities
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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.
Indices (Index Laws) Lesson & Bingo Activity
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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!
Factorising Quadratics Worksheet / Homework (L7)
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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.
KS4 Surds - Simplifying / Expanding Brackets
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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.
KS3 / KS4 Speed, Distance & Time - Formula 1
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KS3 / KS4 Speed, Distance & Time - Formula 1

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A lesson I have created on Speed, Distance & 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.
KS4 Standard Form - Series of lessons with Activites
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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.
KS3 / KS4 Factorising Quadratics Whole Lesson with Homework
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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).
KS4 Expanding Brackets (Double & Triple) / Pascals Triangle Intro
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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.