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Resourceaholic: 5 Maths Gems #177

Welcome to my 177th gems publish. That is the place I share a number of the newest information, concepts and assets for maths lecturers.

1. MathsLinks

I found the web site MathsLinks by way of TES. It is run by maths trainer Kenneth Stafford. He has collated plenty of assets in a single place. For instance, on his GCSE Questions by Subjects web page he has included hyperlinks to web sites resembling Corbett Maths and Maths Genie for each matter.

He has produced quite a few different assets together with Grade 1 GCSE Maths Questions the place he has mixed the primary two pages of Basis GCSE maths papers, and a set of questions on Reverse Imply

Take a look at Kenneth’s TES web page and web site for extra.

2. Oak Nationwide Academy
It is good to see the gathering of maths assets at Oak Nationwide Academy has grown since I final blogged about them in Gems 175. Listed here are a number of extracts.

3. OAT Maths

Because of @jemmaths for sharing some new algebra items printed by OAT Maths: The Cartesian Grid, Introduction to Sequences and Linear Inequalities. Take a look at the fastidiously sequenced slides and booklets.

4. Etymology Replace

One in all my favorite assets of all time is @boss_maths‘ superb vocabulary useful resource. It goals to narrate mathematical phrases to key phrases from different topics that share the identical etymology. It has just lately had an replace.

5. Duties

Listed here are a number of good assets I’ve noticed on Twitter just lately.

A chief puzzle from Sarah Farrell, appropriate for Key Stage 2 or 3:

An space process from @brynspiration during which college students have to search out the realm of the polygons, the place no perpendicular lengths have been given:


I’ve not posted a lot on my weblog just lately however I’ve very been busy within the background. Because of maths trainer Alastair Mundy, who kindly supplied to assist out and has been an absolute legend, I’ve lastly acquired my Key Stage 3/4 useful resource libraries so as. I’ve mounted damaged hyperlinks and added some new assets – every part is now in significantly better form. I nonetheless have work to do: my subsequent step is to repair my A degree pages.

The beginning of 2024 noticed a really well-deserved MBE for my good pal Chris Smith (congratulations Chris!).

I am wanting ahead to convention season. I will probably be at #mathsconf34 in Yate (close to Bristol) on sixteenth March presenting on ‘Ten Methods for Good GCSE Outcomes’.

Over the Easter holidays I will be on the Joint Convention of the Arithmetic Topic Associations in Stratford-Upon-Avon. I am working a pleasant lengthy session in Pythagoras so we’ll have time to get caught into some enjoyable maths.

I’ve a few vacancies on my crew, so should you’re searching for a change of faculty in September then do come and be a part of us. We’re based mostly in South London. This is my fabulous crew on the Christmas occasion:

One in all our two vacancies is for a mechanics trainer. We at present have a thriving Yr 12 cohort (we’re by far the most well-liked topic within the faculty, with three A Stage Maths courses and one A Stage Additional Maths class). Many of the A degree instructing is completed by me (statistics specialist) and my colleague (mechanics specialist). Sadly my colleague is relocating in September so I want to switch her, ideally with an skilled A degree trainer. For the suitable candidate we’ll give you the option supply a timetable the place the overwhelming majority of courses are A degree (Yr 12 and 13 Maths and Additional Maths). The Yr 13 Additional Maths module they’re going to be instructing is Additional Pure 1. I believe it is a actually interesting job – my faculty is gorgeous, and instructing A degree is a delight. In case you have any questions in regards to the position, otherwise you need to go to previous to interview, be happy to contact me ( The deadline for purposes is twenty sixth February 2024.

I will go away you with these beautiful magic squares from Chris Smith. Do you know that Don Steward had a complete weblog of magic sq. actions? Test it out at

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