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The Resources within this shop are all designed for the teaching of Mathematics for those in the age range 7 - 18 years old. Most resources consist of a PowerPoint lesson followed by a worksheet for the students. With over twenty nine years of experience, the powerpoint/worksheets within the shop have been used successfully by myself and colleagues over that time. As a head of department for over 15 years, the department has yearly been judged as adding substantial value to students grades.

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The Resources within this shop are all designed for the teaching of Mathematics for those in the age range 7 - 18 years old. Most resources consist of a PowerPoint lesson followed by a worksheet for the students. With over twenty nine years of experience, the powerpoint/worksheets within the shop have been used successfully by myself and colleagues over that time. As a head of department for over 15 years, the department has yearly been judged as adding substantial value to students grades.
Probability Tree diagrams
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Probability Tree diagrams

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This worksheet can be used by students who have just been taught how to draw and complete a Probability tree diagram. I have a PowerPoint containing worked examples, which I use with this worksheet. This PowerPoint is available to purchase. On completing the PowerPoint students can then demonstrate their new skills with this worksheet. The answers to this worksheet are included with the said PowerPoint. follow the link below https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/probability-tree-diagrams-11225929
Fractions, Proportion & percentage questions
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Fractions, Proportion & percentage questions

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Resource with fractions, proportion and percentages. Resource includes worked examples followed by questions, also includes answers. The lesson also includes a worksheet which students could use in class or complete as a piece of homework. This resource should last a full hours lesson or more. This resource is also very useful for students that struggle answering questions involving both fractions and percentages or fractions and ratio in the same question.
Christmas Crossnumber
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Christmas Crossnumber

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An Excellent Christmas resource to keep the students busy with their four rules of number before the Christmas break. Answers to the crossnumber are included.
Index Notation
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Index Notation

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These lessons and worksheets look at the rules required at GCSE for index notation. The lessons cover both the algebraic situations seen at GCSE and numerical problems. The worksheets have solutions attached.
Converting Fractions or Decimals into Percentages
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Converting Fractions or Decimals into Percentages

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This short lesson I use with KS2/KS3 students when looking at converting Fractions into Percentages or Decimals into Percentages. The lesson is accompanied with a Worksheet for students to answer in class or as a piece of homework. It demonstrates the style I use in class which is to work through examples in class with students pitching in ideas of how to answer the question along the way. Followed by the student then tackling questions on their own. My shop is full of lessons like this (however longer than this lesson). Hence a bought lesson will give you plenty of worked examples as board work with a worksheet to conclude, lasting the student beyond your lesson. The shop is https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sjcooper
Standard Form revision
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Standard Form revision

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Keeping with the theme of the revision lessons already on here this lesson looks at the ability of students being able to write as a standard form, or as an ordinary number. It also looks at multiplication or division of numbers written in standard form. This lesson is part of the bundle I am currently putting together for both my higher level and foundation level students. The bundle can be found from the following link. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/gcse-revision-lessons-11733758
Percentages
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Percentages

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Free worksheets on Percentages including Percentages of a quantity without a calculator Percentages of a quantity with a calculator Expressing as a percentage Compound measures These worksheets have been generated using the spreadsheet available in the shop link below: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/percentages-11809260 Generate as many as you like!
Area of a circle
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Area of a circle

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This worksheet can be used by students who have just been taught how to find the area of a circle. I have a PowerPoint which I use over two lessons which firstly encourages them to find the formula for the area of a circle. Then collectively we write down a better formula with some verbal history thrown in, before attempting some examples at the board. This PowerPoint is available to purchase. On completing the PowerPoint students can then demonstrate their new skills with this worksheet. The answers to this worksheet are included with the PowerPoint.
Best Buys Revision
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Best Buys Revision

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With my year 11 foundation group struggling with recent Best Buy questions I put these two slides together for further practice. I worked through the first example and then they attempted the following questions before we checked answers together. It is only a short piece but follows the same pattern as most of my other revision lessons. However the other revision lessons tend to last the length of a lesson.
Error bounds for continuous or Discrete data
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Error bounds for continuous or Discrete data

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These two lessons consists of worked examples on error bounds for discrete or continuous data. After each lesson there is a worksheet which can be printed for students to answer either in class or as a piece of homework.
A Dozen Questions
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A Dozen Questions

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This worksheet can be used as a lesson check or piece of homework. It is designed so that the student or teacher can identify from the twelve topics which they CAN do and which topics need further work. The piece of work has been designed with the new GCSE grading 1 to 9 in mind. Also available from the shop is a gross of higher level questions https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/a-dozen-11481534 And more dozen questions for the foundation range labelled 2, 3, 4 and 5.
Finding the equation of a straight line revision.
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Finding the equation of a straight line revision.

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This revision lesson is aimed at higher level students and looks at finding the equation of a straight line and also finding the equations of lines perpendicular to other lines. The lesson consists of both worked examples and questions for the students to answer. The lesson should last approximately one hour. However the extras could take that up to many hours!
A Dozen questions Foundation level
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A Dozen questions Foundation level

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This worksheet can be used as a lesson check or piece of homework. It is designed so that the student or teacher can identify from the twelve topics which they CAN do and which topics need further work.
Mathematics Specifications taught in years 7 to 11
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Mathematics Specifications taught in years 7 to 11

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I put this on the site because I’ve used this since 1988 and its proved successful. Since the introduction of National curriculum, with its 15 attainment targets, I divided it into 5 sections. The four you see on each specification sheet plus one for investigations. What I like about this presentation is whenever I have seen a change to the syllabus such as in 1994, 2000, 2010 and more recently in 2015 I have only had to alter a little of what I do. Each year I print the specifications onto A3 paper. In a meeting, at the beginning of the year, we discuss what went well what do we think should be added to the year 7, 8, 9 scheme of work so that the work in year 10 and 11 can be reduced. I’ve been invited to several school to implement this and each school had sightly different schemes to each other. So for example with the introduction of the iterative formula I decided to introduce this in year 9 so that when students study this in years 10 or 11 they have already met it once. Years ago I decided that students in years 10 and 11 were struggling with Circle Theorems. Hence I introduced students to circle theorems in year 7 with two introduced. In year 8 we revised these two theorems and introduced 2 more. Then in year 9 all 6 theorems. This proved successful. Now don’t get me wrong some years we added to a curriculum to find at the end of the year we were criticising ourselves with “theres too much to get through”; so the yearly debate is essential.Plus if nothing else it shows you are working as a team. The scheme for year 7 is aimed at everyone. Each student having the same opportunity to flourish. The schemes for year 8 and 9 are taken at the teachers discretion. That is to say with some classes the teacher will touch on a topic listed whereas other classes with totally master the said topic. The scheme in year 10 and 11 is what is required for the new specifications. Again a teacher decides where to start what they feel they can omit from the classroom learning, etc… Some might say what materials do I need to cover the topics you have listed or resources. I have always left that up to the individual teacher (treating them as a professional) however if someone did ask for advise on covering say Decimals I would give them access to the power points and worksheets I use for that year group. I have demonstrated this with a hyperlink on many of the topics. I will add to these hyperlinks as I upgrade my lessons from PowerPoint/board work.
A dozen Questions 2
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A dozen Questions 2

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As a follow up to the dozen questions already available her is another 12. The questions are designed with the new GCSE grading 1 to 9 in mind. Answers are also provided. A dozen questions worksheets 3 and 4 are also available through the shop.
GCSE Revision: Circle problems
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GCSE Revision: Circle problems

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This lesson and worksheet looks at three types of questions I have seen involving the equation of a circle. The worksheet comes with the answers. The examples are not worked through. It is something I’ve just put together during a snow day! Worked examples will be added at a later date.
Mathematics: Collection of like terms
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Mathematics: Collection of like terms

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This is a short revision lesson I use with my low ability students at KS4. However it could be used with KS3 students. The aim is to quickly revise through a few examples and then for them to have ago at a few on the algebra topic collection of like terms.
Linear Sequences revision
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Linear Sequences revision

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This lesson is aimed at Foundation students struggling to understand the Linear sequence questions found on the GCSE examination papers. Every revision slide consists of a couple of examples followed by a set of questions for the students to attempt. There are additional questions which can be printed out for the students and also the excel document allows you to generate as many questions as you like!