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March 2018

RAG papers

2018-03-14T20:27:54+00:00 March 14th, 2018|AQA, Blog, NEW GCSE 9-1, OCR, Resources, Uncategorized|

Over the last few months we've been working really hard to deliver something for maths teachers and students alike to use following the students completion of past papers.... Before that though .. a little background ... I've always gone through the papers after a test in a number of different [...]

February 2018

A little bit of maths – March 2018

2018-02-27T22:41:12+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Blog, Resources|

Here you go … calendar for March 2018: Monthly Maths - March 2018 The original post containing the sheet for February 2018 can be found here -> here and the solutions (for February 2018) are available here – > Monthly Maths - February 2018 - Solutions…  I haven’t checked them though!!! [...]

The Final Countdown

2018-02-11T15:12:05+00:00 February 11th, 2018|5 - Misc., Intervention, Teaching|

And so it begins ... the final countdown ... For the last few years we've done a countdown to the exam in the form of weekly papers that we've sent direct to parents - along with markschemes and examiners comments and this year is no different. I try to use [...]

Whatever will he think of next?

2018-02-11T10:22:01+00:00 February 11th, 2018|JustMaths Conference|

Me and the boys met this week to start thinking about specific details for the June conference at Alton Towers - during this meeting I just sat thinking "what will Seager get us doing this time?". Every school I've been in does those teacher skits at the end of the [...]

Impeccable Timing

2018-02-10T00:36:35+00:00 February 10th, 2018|Edexcel|

Last year my Pearson days seemed to go through a stretch of calamities ... it's been quiet on that front until yesterday when .... just before leaving the house I went to put on my ONLY PAIR OF SMART SHOES (I'm not a smart shoe person ... I do have [...]

One week “holibob” work

2018-02-09T23:24:32+00:00 February 8th, 2018|NEW GCSE 9-1, Resources|

I did something similar just before Christmas and they were well received so here I am once again doing it for February half term (little did I realise that some of you have half term next week .. it hadn't even occurred to me that people wouldn't be off the [...]

Random ramblings

2018-02-02T09:56:28+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|From the Coal Face, Personal|

I’m writing this as a way to reflect so you may want to just pass on by … there’ll probably be nothing worth reading if I’m honest as I’m just going to freestyle and write whatever springs to mind so strap yourself in. A few weeks ago I was discussing [...]

January 2018

A little every day FEBRUARY 2018

2018-01-30T17:23:44+00:00 January 30th, 2018|From the Coal Face, Resources|

Here you go … calendar for February 2018: Monthly Maths - February 2018 The original post containing the sheet for January 2018 can be found (here) and the solutions (for January 2018) are available here – >Monthly Maths January 2018 - Solutions…  I haven’t checked them though!!! I have already uploaded [...]

I’ve a confession

2018-01-14T12:57:31+00:00 January 12th, 2018|AQA, Blog, DFE, Edexcel, OCR, Ofqual|

I have a confession …. I know haters are gonna hate … but I’m going to tell you anyway! I’m not actually in the UK I’m sat in a hotel bar in the French Alps as I’ve managed to wangle the first week of term off as a holiday! It [...]

December 2017

Golden nuggets

2017-12-20T23:39:52+00:00 December 17th, 2017|NEW GCSE 9-1, Resources|

I love getting into other schools - which is a good job really as I've been into lots recently either doing collaborative network meetings or general support visits (I never profess to have all the answers and if people get only 1 golden nugget then its worth the visit!). I [...]