# Latest resources

We add to our resource library on a regular basis, from starter activities and worksheets toinvestigations and other teaching ideas. Browse the latest maths resources to find what you need for your key stage 3 - 5 class.

Unitary method: proportional reasoningNew!
Staged problem solving using the unitary method. Useful for  … read more
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KS3 KS4  | Published: 16/08/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Number | Ratio and proportion
GCSE higher revision - Volume and surface areaNew!
volume and surface area problems focusing on use of exact values.  … read more
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KS4  | Published: 16/08/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Algebra | Geometry and measure | Number | Volume and surface area
A2 revision - an extended question.New!
An extended and challenging A' Level question exploring various  … read more
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| Published: 16/08/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Algebra | Calculus | Binomial theorem | Differentiation | Logarithms | Partial fractions
Pie chart angle calculationsNew!
A sheet to practise non-calculator and calculator numerical skills  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 06/08/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Statistics & Probability | Graphs and charts – pie charts
Numeracy practiceNew!
This can be used either as an introduction to the four rules  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 06/08/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Number | Addition and subtraction | Multiplication and division
Matrices and transformations - cards matching activityNew!
An activity to match matrices with their transformations. Suitable  … read more
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Vectors - a review sheetNew!
This is a KS4 review sheet suitable for higher level GCSE. The  … read more
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KS4  | Published: 30/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Geometry and measure | Vectors
Percentages and decimalsNew!
Designed for teaching during a lesson on using a calculator to  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 30/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Number | Decimals | Percentages – simple percentages
A-level extended question on calculus and trigonometryNew!
An extended problem-solving type question suitable for upper  … read more
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KS5  | Published: 30/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Calculus | Differentiation | Integration | Trigonometry – trigonometric identities
Mode, median, mean and rangeNew!
Notes on how to find mode, median, mean and range. Mainly suitable  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 23/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Statistics & Probability | Averages and spread – mean, median, mode and range
Logarithmic and exponential functionsNew!
A useful matching activity on exponentials and logarithms for  … read more
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KS5  | Published: 23/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Algebra | Exponential growth | Logarithms
Inequalities quiz New!
A short quiz on basic inequalities. Suitable for lower KS3.  … read more
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| Published: 23/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Algebra | Inequalities
Reasoning Activity- Logs
An ASN (always, sometimes, never) activity based on properties  … read more
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KS5  | Published: 16/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Algebra | Logarithms
Trigonometry - finding unknown sides and angles
A KS4 resource that shows a step by step approach to attempting  … read more
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KS4  | Published: 16/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Geometry and measure | Trigonometry – triangles and diagrams
A worksheet to practise drawing simple quadratic graphs. Suitable  … read more
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KS3 KS4  | Published: 16/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Algebra | Geometry and measure | Graphs - drawing graphs
Reasoning activity- Exponents
An interesting ASN (always, sometimes, never) activity on exponents  … read more
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KS5  | Published: 09/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Algebra | Indices | Indices – integer powers | Indices – negative/fractional powers
Finding Stationary Points
A step-by-step method for finding Stationary Points. Useful for  … read more
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KS5  | Published: 09/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Calculus | Differentiation | Sketching curves
Arcs, Sectors and Segments
Various Formulae for parts of a circle. Suitable for early KS5  … read more
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KS5  | Published: 09/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Geometry and measure | Area and circumference | Circles | Radians
Arithmetic and geometric series formulae
A summary of the formulae for Arithmetic and Geometric Progressions.  … read more
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KS5  | Published: 02/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Algebra | Series
Approximations for pi
An interesting list of various approximations for pi. A nice  … read more
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KS4  | Published: 02/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Number | Circles
Inequalities
Challenging inequalities exercise for KS 5.  … read more
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KS5  | Published: 02/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Algebra | Inequalities
Highest Common Factor (HCF) and Lowest Common Multiple (LCM)
Notes on how to find HCF and LCM of numbers using factor trees.  … read more
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KS3 KS4  | Published: 25/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Number | Number properties – HCF / LCM | Number properties – multiples
Parametric equations - card match activity
A card match activity on matching cartesian and parametric equations  … read more
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KS5  | Published: 25/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Algebra | Parametric equations
Introduction to proof
An activity focusing on introducing the idea of proof in early  … read more
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KS5  | Published: 25/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Algebra | Proof
Box plots
A resource exploring properties of box plots. A good introduction  … read more
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KS5  | Published: 18/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Statistics | Box plots
Complex numbers treasure hunt
A treasure hunt on complex numbers properties. A useful revision  … read more
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KS5  | Published: 18/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Algebra | Number | Complex numbers
Matching linear equations and graphs
A possible lesson starter. Suitable for KS4 or upper KS3.  … read more
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Fraction games
Dice games reinforcing the four rules with fractions. The accompanying  … read more
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| Published: 11/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Number | Fractions – fraction calculations
Directed numbers activity
These activities are ideal to use as lesson starters. Suitable  … read more
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KS3 KS4  | Published: 11/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Number | Negative numbers
Circumference and area of circle
A worksheet to practise area and circumference if circles. Suitable  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 11/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Geometry and measure | Area and circumference | Circles
Arc length and sector area problem solving
A KS4 worksheet exploring problems involving arc length and surface  … read more
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KS4  | Published: 04/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Geometry and measure | Area and circumference
Creating and using formulas
A short exercise on using simple linear formulas. Suitable as  … read more
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KS3 KS4  | Published: 04/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Algebra | Formulae and substitution
Area and perimeter
A recap of a mixture of area and perimeter questions. Suitable  … read more
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KS4  | Published: 04/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Geometry and measure | Area and circumference | Area and perimeter – compound shapes | Area and perimeter – polygons | Circles
Arc length and sector area
A summary of arc length and sector area. Suitable for KS4.  … read more
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KS4  | Published: 29/05/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Geometry and measure | Area and circumference | Circles
Plenary – Standard form
Worksheet outlining standard form techniques. Suitable for KS3  … read more
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KS3 KS4  | Published: 29/05/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Number | Standard form
Plenary – Sequences
Plenary on sequences. Suitable for KS3 or as revision for KS4.  … read more
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KS3 KS4  | Published: 29/05/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Algebra | Number | Sequences – nth term | Sequences – term to term
Plenary - circles
A plenary on area and circumference of a circle. Suitable for  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 21/05/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Geometry and measure | Area and circumference | Circles
Trigonometric identities
A presentation introducing simple trig identities to lower KS5.  … read more
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KS5  | Published: 21/05/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Trigonometry – trigonometric identities
Simplifying surds
A presentation on simplifying surds suitable for lower KS5.  … read more
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KS5  | Published: 21/05/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Algebra | Number | Surds
Puzzles
This resource could be used for a maths club or individual puzzles  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 14/05/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Geometry and measure | Number | Puzzles and games
Algebra using perimeter
A presentation introducing basic algebra using perimeter. Suitable  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 14/05/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Algebra | Geometry and measure | Area and perimeter – polygons | Collecting like terms
Data handling
GCSE Data Handling worksheet. This comprises an exercise in handling  … read more
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Functions review sheet
Functions. A review sheet of examples followed by an exercise  … read more
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KS4  | Published: 08/05/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Algebra | Composite functions | Functions
Multiplication pyramids
An interesting investigation into multiplication pyramids which  … read more
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KS3 KS4  | Published: 08/05/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Number | Multiplication and division
Histograms
A worksheet and presentation on histograms. Suitable for early  … read more
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KS5  | Published: 08/05/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Statistics & Probability | Graphs and charts – histograms
Fractions plenary
A summary of fractions techniques. Useful as practice or very  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 30/04/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Number | Fractions – fraction calculations
Inverse functions
A KS5 worksheet looking at graphing and algebraic work on inverse  … read more
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KS5  | Published: 30/04/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Algebra | Geometry and measure | Inverse operations | Sketching curves
Angles in a triangle
A presentation guiding the students through the idea of a proof  … read more
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KS4  | Published: 30/04/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Geometry and measure | Angles – angles in polygons | Angles – basic rules and parallel lines | Proof
Trigonometry exact values
A presentation outlining a simple and fun way to memorise the  … read more
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KS4  | Published: 23/04/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Geometry and measure | Trigonometry – SOHCAHTOA
Pocket money calculations on the calculator
A resource on money using calculator skills with an accompanying  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 23/04/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Number | Transition | Calculator skills | Use of a calculator
Quadratic formula, surds and nth term
Revision for quadratic formula, surds and nth term. Suitable  … read more
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KS4  | Published: 23/04/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Algebra | Quadratics – the quadratic equation | Sequences – nth term | Surds
Money-selecting coins
Very simple money activity for students who have difficulty with  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5  | Published: 16/04/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Number | Addition and subtraction
Trigonometry-exact values
A resource exploring exact values of trigonometric functions.  … read more
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KS4  | Published: 16/04/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Geometry and measure | Trigonometry – triangles and diagrams
Simultaneous equations
A KS4 resource that illustrates the elimination process on the  … read more
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KS4  | Published: 09/04/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Algebra | Simultaneous equations
A presentation on the various different approaches to solving  … read more
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KS4 KS5  | Published: 09/04/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Algebra | Quadratics – completing the square | Quadratics – solving quadratics | Quadratics – the quadratic equation
Indices treasure hunt
Exercise on indices in the form of a treasure hunt game. Suitable  … read more
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KS4 KS5  | Published: 09/04/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Algebra | Indices – negative/fractional powers
Odd one out-algebra
A nice lesson starter looking at simplifying algebraic expressions.  … read more
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KS3 KS4  | Published: 03/04/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Algebra | Collecting like terms
Basic Arithmetic
Basic arithmetic questions for KS3. Useful for some mixed practice.  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 03/04/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Number | Transition | Addition and subtraction | Fractions/decimals/percentages | Multiplication and division | Number work
Prime factorisation and anagrams
A resource which makes use of the fundamental theorem of arithmetic  … read more
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KS4 KS5  | Published: 03/04/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Number | Prime factorisation