A TES recommended author. Interactive resources, many of which involve Powerpoint or Excel to make Maths easier to plan and engage! Specifically I like to design repetitive yet engaging resources, which are often progressively difficult to foster calm lessons , create routine and encourage excitement in learning. It's clear that many students struggle to accept they enjoy, or want to enjoy Maths and these resources aim to overcome this. Currently work in the New Forest.

A TES recommended author. Interactive resources, many of which involve Powerpoint or Excel to make Maths easier to plan and engage! Specifically I like to design repetitive yet engaging resources, which are often progressively difficult to foster calm lessons , create routine and encourage excitement in learning. It's clear that many students struggle to accept they enjoy, or want to enjoy Maths and these resources aim to overcome this. Currently work in the New Forest.

This resource contains 20 pyramid addition problems, 10 of which are on a easy sheet and the others on a hard sheet.
For both sheets: the first 5 problems are solely involving positive numbers when adding from the bottom of the pyramid upwards. The 6th problem involves decimals. The 7th, 8th and 9th involving negative numbers, with the 9th dealing with smaller negative numbers. Finally the 10th problem involves both negative numbers and decimals.
The hard worksheet involves the same pyramid as the easy worksheet, however, instead of having to solely add from the bottom of the pyramid, and work your way upwards, you have work down and up through the pyramid using both subtraction and addition.
To generate an infinte number of worksheets visit this resource: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/addition-pyramids-worksheet-generator-easy-and-hard-negative-numbers-and-decimal-numbers-included-11866947
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This resource comes with EIGHT different times tables grids which you need to fill out the missing entries. There are both smaller grids (6x6) and larger grids (12x12) which involve a variety of differentiated problems. Some of the grids have row and column headings, whereas other involve a challenge to work out what the row and column headings are. Great way to revise times tables, or a settler in a lesson. The challenge problems involve loads of other sub topics, such as deducing ‘factors’, ‘solving equations’ and more.
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This is a sample of my resource https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/times-table-multiplication-grid-worksheet-generator-easy-to-challenging-solutions-ready-to-use-11866269 . IF YOU WANT MORE OF THE SAME, AND AN INFINITE OPTIONS OF THESE WORKSHEETS PLEASE VISIT :).

This is a massive 14 tab excel spreadsheet. It contains:
Two tabs of blank worksheets (multiple on a page). This is particularly useful for a last minute, ready to go starter. For example, if you have these ready and printed, you can generate one of the sheets on the whiteboard, and students can copy the appropriate numbers into the blank grid in order to deduce all of the blank numbers. One tab is for 6x6 grids (quicker starter/worksheet), other tab is for 12 x 12 grids
Two tabs of 12x12 grids including repetition within the rows and / or columns. These grids are great at building students confidence, due to the repetition. One sheet is the questions, the other sheet is the answers.
Five tabs of 12x12 grids WITHOUT repetition within the rows and/or columns. This means students are tested on all the times table within one worksheet or starter activity. One tab has column and row headers, but doesn’t have any content within the grid itself. The next three tabs are in varying difficulty level: easy, medium, and hard [easy has lots of the numbers within the grid itself already filled out, whereas hard has hardly any numbers]. The last tab is the answers.
Three tabs of 6x6 grids WITHOUT repetition within the rows and/or columns. The first tab just contains a grid with NO numbers within the main grid itself. The second tab, my favourite, includes no row or column headers, therefore students have a challenging worksheet, and need to work out through logic to deduce the column and row headers. In some instances there may seem like there is more than one option for the row or column headers, so students need to deduce what is the only correct answer (like sudoku). This second tab, also involves row and column totals to incorporate the topic solving equations. The third tab is the solutions. What is great about the 6x6 grids and the 12x12 grids is that the first 6 rows and columns of the 12x12 grid, have exactly the same solutions as the 6x6 grid itself.
One tab of solutions for BOTH of the sheets. This excel spreadsheet has been formatted so that ALL of the worksheets can be deduced form the same 12x12 grid. This is great in order to differentiate effectively.
BONUS new worksheet tab. This is great because at a click of this button, or via F9 you can easily generate an infinite number of worksheets.

This resource is based upon the popular idea of a crossword. However instead of using words, numbers are used instead. Clues are given by the yellow boxes in the forms of expressions. Some of the clues involve one step, whereas others involve two steps. Could use sheet with or without calculator depending on ability of the class. You get two diferentiated resources for each worksheet, as both the easier and harder worksheets provided give the same answers, whilst usefully giving different questions allowing differentiation within a class.
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For a generator of this resource see: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/cross-number-generator-providing-an-infinite-number-of-starter-resources-11850323

An infinite number of problems generated just by clicking the ‘new worksheet’ tab.
This excel document contains 5 tabs. An easy worksheet, hard worksheet, answer tab, new worksheet tab and a blank grid tab (the latter useful for printing out blank grids). Both the easy and hard worksheet have 10 problems each. The first 5 problems are solely involving positive numbers when adding from the bottom of the pyramid upwards. The 6th problem involves decimals. The 7th, 8th and 9th involving negative numbers, with the 9th dealing with smaller negative numbers. Finally the 10th problem involves both negative numbers and decimals. However, you can just print off any given number of problems, meaning that you can differntiate the quantity of quesitons required easily. The hard worksheet involves the same pyramid as the easy worksheet, however, instead of having to solely add from the bottom of the pyramid, and work your way upwards, you have work down and up through the pyramid using both subtraction and addition.
To generate an infinte number of worksheets simply press the ‘new worksheet’ button. EASY.
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14 slide powerpoint presentation, in which every other slide includes a video. Every other slide is a video of a venn diagram being shaded in, and the remaining slides are videos of the notational answers. You could use this resource in several ways. Firstly you could use the turquoise colour slides to give a Venn diagram notation, such as P(AnB’) and then you could get students to demonstrate their answers in their book. Alternatively you could use the pictoral videos, and ask the students what you think the equivalent notation is.

29 Worksheet Tabs Included! Ideal starter for KS3, although could be used for younger or older as differentiation available.
FOUR files are attached as a part of this resource, yet you can create an infinite number of worksheets all with attached solutions.
The general concept has been derived from a function machine. You start with 9 input numbers which need to go through two operations, subsequently creating an output. There are a total of four operation pairs, so there up to 36 answers students need to find. Working alongside this is a more challenging sheet, which involves the students using the ‘output’ numbers first to work out the ‘input’ numbers, and hence understanding the importance of working backwards through the operations. Most importantly, both the basic style worksheet and the challenging worksheet work in conjunction with each other, such that they both link to the same solutions, which are provided.
You click on the arrow tab for a new worksheet OR alternatively the ‘delete’ button. Topics included are four operations (including negative numbers); percentages of amount, and percentage increase decrease; fractions of amounts, and fraction increase and decrease; and standard. form.
Has been used many times successfully within classrooms for year 7s, 8s, and year 9s.
Please leave reviews if you found this resource helpful!
For free samples of all of these worksheets see:
https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/function-machine-style-worksheets-differentiated-engaging-with-solutions-11851145
https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/function-machine-style-worksheets-for-percentages-of-amounts-differentiated-engaging-solutions-11859004
https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/standard-form-function-machine-style-worksheet-4-worksheets-matching-solutions-11866307
https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/fractions-of-amounts-last-minute-maths-starter-colourful-differentiated-worksheets-solutions-11847685

This is a worksheet generator to generate 18 simultaneous equations questions for linear and quadratic equations. Simply by clicking the ‘new worksheet’ button you generate a new worksheet with differing variables, coefficients and signs. There is an infinite number of possible worksheets, all with matching solutions! This is a differentiated resource containing three levels of difficulty. Section 1 has the same signs, the same variables, a few answers being decimals and a coefficient in each equation to be matching. Section 2 has varying variables, varying signs and unmatching coefficients. Whereas section 3 involves quadratic and linear equation, which touches on the topics ‘changing the subject of the formula’, ‘substitution’, ‘expanding brackets’, ‘factorising’ and ‘solving’. All three sheets make this topic more interesting because of the use of ‘negative numbers’ as answers, as well as understanding the importance of the relationship between different signs.
For a free sample of this worksheet see https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/simultaneous-equations-worksheet-linear-quadratic-3-levels-difficulty-differentiated-answers-11857134

This worksheet involves 24 questions, which all have either 4 or 6 terms in, which need to be simplified before factorisation into double brackets. When you factorise these expressions, we have both examples of the variable with a coefficient equal to 1, and greater than one. The first section of the worksheet is easier, as it has just 4 terms that need to be factorised, and a coefficient of the variable being 1 in both brackets. Whereas the latter section of the worksheet is more challenging, as it has 6 terms that need to be factorised, and a coefficient of the variable being greater than 1 in at least one of the factorised brackets.
The answers for this worksheet can be provided in two ways. Firstly by clicking a macro button on the excel worksheet, for each individual question. This is great in giving answers to students in a gradual manner. Alternatively, you can provide the answers once the students have finished their worksheet by using the ‘answers’ tab.
This worksheet is a generator, providing an infinite number of opportunites for anew worksheet. The worksheet is designed such that all 24 questions, at every click of a ‘new worksheet’ button are unique. That is 24 out of the 26 letters of the alphabet are used for a new worksheet, randomly, creating uniquenes. Furthermore, the signs of this worksheet are changed every time you generate another worksheet. Finally, the order of terms for the latter questions are varied, in order to teach students’ the importance of looking for like terms before collecting terms and simplifying, and finally factorising.
If you would like a sample of this resource, visit: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/challenging-simplifying-algebraic-expressions-and-then-factorising-into-double-brackets-worksheet-11860307

This worksheet has been designed predominantely for KS3, there are 3 options in terms of the worksheet tabs. Each worksheet contains 8 linking division problems. The first tab is designed to optimise printing because there are 4 worksheets on one side of A4, the second tab gives you a question sheet (varying difficulty) and the third tab provides the answers. This is a worksheet generator so you can have an inifinite number of questions with matching answers. The idea is you start with a number at the top of the wheel, and you have to work out what you need to divide this number by to get to the number below - ultimately finding a missing number in a division equation. The process of this worksheet specifically involves students asking themselves how they get from one number to another by dividing. For example, in the example in the left picture students would ask themselves how they get from:
720 to 360 (divide by 2)
720 to 144 (divide by 5)
720 to 72 (divide by 10)
360 to 45 (divide by 8)
72 to 9 (divide by 8)
144 to 36 (divide by 4)
36 to 9 (divide by 4)
45 to 9 (divide by 5)
• Division worksheet generator
• Variety of smaller and larger numbers
used as the largest number.
• Matching answers
• Easy to use, quick to print!
• Compact on printing (3 sheets per A4)
• Structure of sheet stays the same so
good measuring progress / increasing
consistency.*
If you want a free sample of this visit: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/division-wheel-3-worksheets-with-answers-starter-11867451

Ideal starter for KS3, although could be used for younger or older as differentiation available.
The general concept has been derived from a function machine. You start with 9 input numbers, which needs to go through an operation. The operation for this specific function machine is to find fractions of amounts. So you need to find five sixths of 30 for example. There are a total of four operations so there up to 36 answers students need to find. Working alongside this is a more challenging sheet, which involves the students using the ‘output’ numbers first to work out the ‘input’ numbers, and hence understanding the importance of working backwards through the operations. Most importantly, both the basic style worksheet and the challenging worksheet work in conjunction with each other, such that they both link to the same solutions, which are provided. The picture provided demonstrates the answers to one of the potential worksheets.
You click on the arrow tab for a new worksheet OR alternatively the ‘delete’ button. When you print make sure you click print ‘current sheet’
Has been used many times successfully within classrooms for year 7s, 8s, and year 9s.
Please leave reviews if you found this resource helpful!
For a bundle of 4 of these resources see https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/last-minute-starter-differentiated-worksheets-number-pc-fractions-and-more-solutions-11692992

This is a worksheet generator for deducing a missing length of a right angle triangle, given the length of one side and the size of one angle. The worksheet is set up in a way such that all of the variables used in each of the questions are completely unique to the questions. Additionally, there is a variety of different units used within these questions (both metric and imperial) in order to create variety). By the click of a button, such as ‘F9’ or by clicking on the tab which says ‘new worksheet’ and then clicking on the ‘new worksheet’ button a whole new worksheet is generated with matching answers. The answers are given in two forms: unrounded answers, and answers rounded to one decimal place. Every time you generate a new worksheet the variables for each question, unit of measurement and type of problem will differ. This worksheet is great to measure progress over a few lessons, and demonstrate practise makes perfect. Problems include sin, cos, and tan, as well as finding the a variety of missing sides, including the hypotenuse, adjacent and opposite side.

This worksheet GENERATOR contains 11 different fraction grids which you need to find the missing fractions in. There are a range of easy, medium, and hard resources, as well as use of all four operations. At a click of a button you can generate a whole new set of 11 worksheets.
Each worksheet is a 5x5 grid, where the first row and column provide different fractions as headers. You have to apply different operations to these fractions in order to fill out the remaining 4x4 grid, which falls between these row and column headers. All solutions are included.
The easy worksheets for the operation ‘adding’ involve the column and row headers being added together, given the denominator of the resulting fraction. The medium worksheets involve adding the column and row headers, without the hint of the given denominator of the resulting fraction. The hard worksheets, involving having to solve an equation, to work out the resulting fractions which are the row and column headers.
For a free sample visit: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/a-15-page-free-fraction-grid-worksheet-4-operations-solutions-differentiation-11871744
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This is an excel spreadsheet containing 9 SHEETS altogether. There is a separate sheet for subtraction of 2 digits, 3 digits, 4 digits, mixed questions, and matching answers for all of these sheets. I developed this sheet with the purpose of testing students on problems which involving borrowing numbers. Infinite possibilities of worksheets with this resource, and lots of potential practise with varying questions. Please review this resource if you found helpful :)

I often find teaching the topic of scale factor quite dull. As a result I have tried to make it more exciting by using images I have taken from various trips to different countries, and relating the worksheet to real life experiences of the students (such as using instagram). Worksheet is targetted for the more able. Comes with DETAILED solutions.
Workhseet contains 6 problems, multiple extension questions, and links to real life such as Instagram. In addition to this the worksheet has an example on how to complete the questions.

This is a collection of 8 different resources and approximately 60 different Excel tabs. I use these as a premise for my starters with a mix of abilities from year 7-9. Each worksheet is differentiated, so you can give students varying sheets, or request they work from varying sections of the interactive whiteboard, whilst still providing them with the same answers. They foster a calm start to the lesson, and students always seem excited to learn when the lesson is started in this manner. The addition pyramids contain a self-check tool, so children can usefully self mark. The multiplication grid generator, includes an exciting ‘challenge’ sheet in which students have to work backwards to work out the row and column headers (using similiar skills to Sudoku). In addition to this the Cross number, and the times table grid excitingly contain a magic number extension. This involves students having to collate their answers, i.e. summing certain values, to obtain a magic numbers and perhaps win a small prize (sticker, or sweet, or just simple praise).
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Have you had your lessons disrupted because of chat about the latest reality show, or love island…
Watch the video below for more information or read:
The aim of this timer ‘game’ on excel is to calm students down when they have come into the classroom in a hyperactive manner, such as after break or lunchtime. It is a quick tool to use, but can be very benefitial in its effects on students’ behaviour and encouraging Mathematical minds in a competitive manner. Alternatively it can be used as a tool to get students to get a better feel of ‘time’ by guessing how many seconds have elapsed over a given period of time.
The aim is you get students to rest their head on the desks and you start and stop a timer provided for you on excel. This timer can be usefully hidden from prying eyes. After a number of seconds, or perhaps minutes (if your class is particularly lively), teachers can then obtain guesses from the class. These times are then subsequently typed into a column within the spreadsheet, and can later be compared through the click of the button to the actual elapsed time. There are macro buttons for comparing the time. Firstly you can reveal the differences in time between their guess and the actual time, additionally you can click a button to reveal a winner.
This gets students to get a better feel for time, understanding the difference between seconds and minutes, ensuring a calm start to the lesson and gets students engaged in a competitive manner. Please review if you found helpful :D

• Worksheet generator with infinite questions
• 8 questions every worksheet, 2 on mode, 2 on median, 2 on range, and 2 on mean.
• Answers for every worksheet
• Ability to print different worksheets for the same class, using different tabs of the excel spreadsheet, enabling more accurate assessment.
• Saves on printing, 3 worksheets fit on one side of A4
This is a worksheet generator, generating 8 questions regarding mean, median, mode and range of 4 numbers, which are derived each time from a 4x4 grid. The numbers have been devised such that the mean is always an integer, the median may or may not be a whole number (sometimes it is a decimal), the mode may or may not exist, and the range varies between values of 10 and 0.
At a simple click of a button a brand new worksheet is generated, with new numbers in the grid, and a new order of questions. This is great way of quickly assessing students for their understanding after some time spent not revising the topic, or for revising the topic at the end of a topic. Due to this worksheet’s consistent nature it can be used to measure progress over some time.
In addition this worksheet provides an extension, which involves the students adding all 8 answers they have obtained. As a result, if they obtain a number that is correct, therefore they have been able to self-check their own answers in being correct.
Finally an answer key is given with every worksheet, which you can access by simply pressing a macro button. Furthermore, printing is simple with 3 questions fitting on a 'landscape' orientated piece of paper, with an included answer key given in small at the bottom for the teacher, meaning you don't need access to the computer to provide answers if this is not required or wanted.
If you would like a sample of this resource please visit:
https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/mean-median-range-and-mode-worksheet-from-a-grid-8-questions-3-sets-of-questions-fit-on-a-side-11872099?theme=0
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Ideal starter for KS3, although could be used for younger or older as differentiation available.
The general concept has been derived from a function machine. You start with 9 input numbers, which needs to go through an operation. The operation for this specific function machine is to find percentages of amounts. So you need to find 66% of 30 to the nearest integer. There are a total of four operations so there up to 36 answers students need to find. Working alongside this is a more challenging sheet, which involves the students using the ‘output’ numbers first to work out the ‘input’ numbers, and hence understanding the importance of working backwards through the operations. Most importantly, both the basic style worksheet and the challenging worksheet work in conjunction with each other, such that they both link to the same solutions, which are provided. The picture provided demonstrates the answers to one of the potential worksheets.
You click on the arrow tab for a new worksheet OR alternatively the ‘delete’ button. When you print make sure you click print ‘current sheet’
Has been used many times successfully within classrooms for year 7s, 8s, and year 9s.
Please leave reviews if you found this resource helpful!
For a bundle of 4 of these resources see https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/last-minute-starter-differentiated-worksheets-number-pc-fractions-and-more-solutions-11692992

Ideal starter for KS3, although could be used for younger or older as differentiation available.
The general concept has been derived from a function machine. You start with 9 input numbers, which needs to go through an operation. The operation for this specific function machine is to find percentages of amounts. So you need to find 66% of 30 to the nearest integer. There are a total of four operations so there up to 36 answers students need to find. Working alongside this is a more challenging sheet, which involves the students using the ‘output’ numbers first to work out the ‘input’ numbers, and hence understanding the importance of working backwards through the operations. Most importantly, both the basic style worksheet and the challenging worksheet work in conjunction with each other, such that they both link to the same solutions, which are provided. The picture provided demonstrates the answers to one of the potential worksheets.
You click on the arrow tab for a new worksheet OR alternatively the ‘delete’ button. When you print make sure you click print ‘current sheet’
Has been used many times successfully within classrooms for year 7s, 8s, and year 9s.
Please leave reviews if you found this resource helpful!
For a bundle of 4 of these resources see https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/last-minute-starter-differentiated-worksheets-number-pc-fractions-and-more-solutions-11692992