Mathematics


Mathematics Key Stage 3

What can students do to develop their skills in this subject area?

  • Complete all homework set
  • Complete probing questions which are designed to help develop a deeper understanding
  • Homework club is available for any additional support
  • Access mathswatch, it has a variety of videos, worksheets and interactive questions for students to complete

What websites could students visit to support the curriculum?

vle.mathswatch.co.uk
www.mymaths.co.uk
www.mrbartonmaths.com
www.corbettmaths.com
www.mathsgenie.co.uk

How can parents/carers help and what can be done at home?

  • Discuss your son or daughter's homework - getting them to explain their mathematical processes.
  • When out and about, encourage the use of maths - for example, when going food shopping encourage your son or daughter to keep a running total of the cost what is in the trolley.
  • Encourage your son or daughter to teach you or a sibling/other relative the skills they have learnt in the Academy (even if you think you know how to do the skill already).
  • Discuss current lessons with your son or daughter - if they can explain what they are studying to parents/carers this will help them to develop a deeper understanding.
  • Encourage your son or daughter to attend homework club for any additional support

Mathematics Key Stage 4

What can students do to develop their skills in this subject area?

  • Complete all homework set
  • Complete probing questions which are designed to help develop a deeper understanding
  • Homework club is available for any additional support
  • Access mathswatch and justmaths, it has a variety of videos, worksheets and interactive questions for students to complete
  • Complete a variety of past GCSE questions to understand how the questions are posed

What websites could students visit to support the curriculum?

vle.mathswatch.co.uk
online.justmaths.co.uk
www.mrbartonmaths.com
www.corbettmaths.com
www.mathsgenie.co.uk

How can parents/carers help and what can be done at home?

  • Discuss your son or daughter's homework - getting them to explain their mathematical processes.
  • When out and about, encourage the use of maths - for example, when going food shopping encourage your son or daughter to keep a running total of the cost what is in the trolley.
  • Encourage your son or daughter to teach you or a sibling/other relative the skills they have learnt in the Academy (even if you think you know how to do the skill already).
  • Discuss current lessons with your son or daughter - if they can explain what they are studying to parents/carers this will help them to develop a deeper understanding.
  • Encourage your son or daughter to attend homework club for any additional support
  • When it comes to practising examination questions in timed conditions, parents can time their son or daughter and help them work through the mark schemes to ensure marks are being awarded fairly on self-assessment.
  • Encourage your son or daughter to attend after-Academy revision sessions.
  • Encourage your son or daughter to create a revision timetable.

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