Using Trigonometry
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Updated June 2017 Trigonometry: use in finding heights These excellent materials were designed at Leeds Metropolitan University and are excellent for seeing … Read More

Algebra Arrows
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Excellent resource from the Freudenthal Institute in the Netherlands, that can be used in a variety of ways. It uses … Read More

Ratio and Proportion Interactives
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Ratio and proportion – a key activity: links fractions, direct proportion, straight line graphs, map scales, currency and unit conversions, … Read More

Circles
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Plenty of material here to support work on circles including links helpful sites for definitions, constructions and the circle theorems. … Read More

Tangram Fractions
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Fold or draw out the tangram parts from a one unit square. A popular activity. Create objects using all 7 … Read More

Interactive Statistics Starters 2
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Ideal for use on an IWB or for use by pupils either at school or at home – but unfortunately … Read More

Interactive Number Starters 2
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Ideal for use on an IWB or for use by pupils either at school or at home – but unfortunately … Read More

Interactive Measure and Miscellaneous Starters 2
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Ideal for use on an IWB or for use by pupils either at school or at home – but unfortunately … Read More

Interactive Number Starters
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Ideal for use on an IWB or for use by pupils either at school or at home – but unfortunately … Read More

Pi Day 2017
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Here are plenty of activities, many of them interactive, to use on pi day, (March 14) – Tuesday in 2017. … Read More

Interactive Measure Starters
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Ideal for use on an IWB or for use by pupils either at school or at home – but unfortunately … Read More

Interactive Geometry Starters 2
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Ideal for use on an IWB or for use by pupils either at school or at home – but unfortunately … Read More

Interactive Fraction, Decimal, Percent and Ratio Starters 2
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Ideal for use on an IWB or for use by pupils either at school or at home – but unfortunately … Read More

Interactive Algebra Starters 2
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Ideal for use on an IWB or for use by pupils either at school or at home – but unfortunately … Read More

Interactive Geometry Starters
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Ideal for use on an IWB or for use by pupils either at school or at home – but unfortunately … Read More

Interactive Statistics Starters
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Ideal for use on an IWB or for use by pupils either at school or at home – but unfortunately … Read More

Interactive Fraction, Decimal, Percent and Ratio Starters
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Ideal for use on an IWB or for use by pupils either at school or at home – but unfortunately … Read More

Interactive Algebra Starters
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Ideal for use on an IWB or for use by pupils either at school or at home – but unfortunately … Read More

Radians
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Here’s some helpful animations and other resources. By Lucas V. Barbosa – Own work College Help, Public Domain,  By Pi-unrolled: … Read More

The Bird Box
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An ideal activity for January, early February for KS2/3: adapted, with permission, from Activity Maths (Level 5): The Bird Box. … Read More

Algebra ideas
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Flipchart for Supporting Subject Knowledge Enhancement or TSST colleagues. Pdf file with similar content. Research Report available (including summaries etc). … Read More

Frogs
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Frogs – a pdf file that gives background, how to solve the frogs problem, how to link it to solving quadratics, … Read More

Fractions in Flipcharts
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The only file you need to show any fraction properly on an ActivInspire flipchart. Drag this flipchart page and adapt … Read More

2017 Problem Activities
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Ideas for problem solving and mathematical reasoning using 2017 including: what is the smallest number that cannot be made with … Read More

Probability Resources
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Spiremaths Interactives Our own Spiremaths Interactives on Probability are great for KS3, though they cannot be used on iPads or iPhones. Nrich … Read More

Probability Interactives
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Spire Maths Interactives for Probability (will not work on iPhones or iPad) found here. Wealth of material for KS3.

Coloured Grids
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This simple idea works well and helps pupils with Reasoning skills. Lesson Notes (pdf file) Coloured Grids flipchart PowerPoint (1 … Read More

Equals Online
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Equals Online – Mathematics and Special Educational Needs. Hadn’t realised until the MA sent a tweet around that this excellent … Read More

Ready-Made High Quality Lessons
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These collections of lessons provide ready-made high quality lessons for the new mathematics curriculum even thought they were created some … Read More

Mathematics Assessment Project Assessment Tasks
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If you like the Improving Learning in Mathematics materials then these are for you – some of the same team … Read More

Mathematics Assessment Project Classroom Challenges
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If you like the Improving Learning in Mathematics materials then these are for you – some of the same team … Read More

Bowland Case Study lessons
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An ideal way to look at solving 26 ‘real’ type of problems after you have looked at simpler examples such … Read More

Nuffield AMP Practical Explorations
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Collection of Applying Mathematical Processes Practical Explorations. Good activities to follow the Bowland Assessment activities and Nuffield Practicals and to … Read More

Nuffield AMP Investigations
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Collection of 11 Applying Mathematical Processes lessons that let pupils follow through investigations. Good activities to follow the Bowland Assessment … Read More

Cre8ate Resources
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Each of the 12 KS3 Resources contains 4 or 5 independent (sets of) lessons based around a common theme (the Activities). … Read More

Compass, Ruler and Protractor
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  The Compass, Ruler and Protractor flash file can be used live (but work cannot be saved). Unfortunately as a flash … Read More

Islamic geometric designs
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There are a wealth of free materials that can be used to support this topic. Here are my favourites. The … Read More

Pi Day 2016
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Here are plenty of activities to use on pi day (March 14) – Monday in 2016. See also the earlier … Read More

Bar method – updated May 2017
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Examples of the bar method, mostly for secondary level here. Makes use of the excellent Thinking Blocks Modelling Tool. (I’m … Read More

Freehand Circle Drawing Competition
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This is an ideal pi day activity (March 14) to involve the whole school. Who can draw the perfect freehand … Read More

Five Maths Videos
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Charles and Ray Eames produced 5 excellent maths videos as well as other videos that are still useful today. Eratosthenes … Read More

Fraction Operations
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GeoDraw – Jamtec (Stoke) Ltd, any Geoboard, real or virtual, or dotty paper can be used to support the understanding … Read More

Tessellating Pentagons
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These are the only 15 known so far, the last discovered in 2015. Explanation here. Picture source. The Guardian’s account. Account … Read More

The Unit Circle
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Great fun making Sine wave from spaghetti. This GeoGebraTube file, diagram below, shows movement around unit circle as well as motion … Read More

Mathematical Mr Men
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Saw these in a classroom the other day. There are 50 with more added occasionally. Links follow here. Contain a … Read More

Bowland Assessment Tasks
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These 33 tasks are still as good today as when first brought out. An ideal way to look at solving … Read More

Standards Box: Software
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Software for the Standards Box activities S3, S4 and S5 can now be found via our Improving Learning in Mathematics page. … Read More

BMI (Body Mass Index)
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  BMI ActivInspire flipchart, BMI Smart Notebook, BMI ActivStudio Flip file and BMI pdf file available.

Language of the Month
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Newbury Park Primary School’s Language of the Month. Excellent for hearing and seeing the numbers spelt in other languages. Downloadable … Read More

New Puzzle Page
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The Association of Teachers of Mathematics (ATM) has a new free online puzzle page. Started in August 2015 they state … Read More

Mystic Rose
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Classic problem from  way back – but not clear how long it’s been around (couldn’t find anything other than suggestion … Read More

Isometric Areas: Geodraw
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Median’s activity isometric shape areas is ideal for use on our GeoDraw – Jamtec (Stoke) Ltd app for iPads (screenshot shown … Read More

Improving Learning in Mathematics
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  The IWB versions of the files have now been added to the website here along with other useful references.

Mastery (Assessment)
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These materials are published by NCETM and OUP and are currently freely available here (though you may have to log … Read More

Fluency Without Fear
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Excellent primary resources included from page 11 onwards. Article by Jo Boaler, Stanford, Jan ’15 update. Click here for Fluency without Fear … Read More

Printable Paper
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Sites that offer isometric, square, circular geoboard papers include the brilliant nRich site and the excellent Illuminations site. The GeoDraw … Read More