Year 7 – Probability

- An ‘improving learning in maths’ lesson idea.

Year 8 – Simultaneous Equations

- A QR code activity here.

Year 9 – Percentages; Multiples, factors, primes; HCF and LCM.

Year 10 – Circles, semicircles, sectors and arcs; Surface area and volumes of solids.

- A nice question to introduce sectors of circles: Which pizza slice is bigger? A 9inch pizza cut in 10 slices or 7.5inch pizza cut in 8 slices?
- A really nice way to get the students to discover the formula for surface area of a sphere – it does involve bringing oranges!
- Dan Meyer’s Meatballs problem (from Three Act Maths) brings volumes of cylinder and spheres together nicely.

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