September 2017

August 2017

July 2017

End of year pub quiz

2017-07-09T19:59:09+00:00 July 8th, 2017|Resources, Teaching|

I've updated my usual end of year "pub quiz" that I will be doing with my very last lesson with my groups. I'm a real grouch and generally try to keep them going as long as I can until I relent and do something "fun" ... Anyway, i thought I'd share [...]

Playing with numbers

2017-07-05T10:13:03+00:00 July 5th, 2017|1 - Number, From the Coal Face|

This is gonna be quick ... I promise! But thought I'd share ... I see part of my job in year 7 is to get students comfortable just playing around with numbers. Yes, I want there to be no fear about making mistakes but I also want students to be [...]

June 2017

Surface Area and Volume Revision

2017-07-02T19:57:02+00:00 June 10th, 2017|3 - Shape, Resources, Teaching|

Looking for something for that last minute revision lesson? Yeah .. me too! Having emailed out the bumper papers to parents, I put the mark-schemes on our VLE and then as a catch-all for the students that me and Seager teach, I ran around like a mad-woman during period 5 giving them [...]

Still not a “predicted paper”

2017-07-02T19:57:02+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Resources|

Now that paper 2 has been and gone, we've already moved onto thinking about paper 3 and like the previous practice papers we produced .. these are not "best guesses" or "predictions" they are meant to be purely for practice. So if you're looking for some topics to focus on [...]

May 2017