The following questions are taken from Edexcel papers.

## June 14, 2011

### S1 Discrete Random Variables Past Paper Questions

### S1 Normal Distribution Past Paper Questions

The following questions are from Edexcel exams. Please click on a thumbnail to view an image in full size.

### S1 Correlation and Regression Past Exam Paper Questions

The following questions are from Edexcel exams. Please click on any thumbnails to view in full size.

## February 8, 2010

### Circle Theorems

Investigating angles of isosceles triangles and cyclic quadrilaterals in a circle using the Virtual Geoboard, care of the lovely NRICH website.

## February 2, 2010

### UKMT Maths Challenges

The UKMT has recently added a teacher resource page to their website, allowing you to view digital versions of questions from the past papers for the Junior, Intermediate and Senior challenges. An excellent resource for starters for all Key Stages.

## September 28, 2009

### Worksheet Genius

Usually when I peruse the latest issue of the TES in our staff room, I look at the magazine and read all about the wonderful resources that are available online, and promptly forget about them as soon as I return to my class room anid the chaos of planning, marking and catching up on long-lost admin.

However, today I followed the link to a fabulous free resource called Worksheet Genius that enables you to produce your own worksheets in a matter of a few clicks. The worksheets are not as interesting as they could be, but when all you want is for your class to get lots of practice at something, these are ideal. You can also print off the answers. What could be better……

## September 9, 2009

### Singing Pi

A Year 8 student in our school submitted this link to us after being inspired by the story of the Boy with the Incredible Brain TV programme, where the first several thousand decimal places of Pi were recited by someone who sees sequences of numbers as landscapes. A fanastic programme to watch with your classes. I found part 1 on Youtube (link above) and I am sure the rest are available on there also.

### The Sine and Cosine Rules

Here are some lesson notes that I used to introduce my Y10 to the Cosine Rule. Suitable for GCSE Higher level students:

Homework on Cosine Rule – finding missing sides:

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GCSE Higher Level Questions on Sine and Cosine Rules – six questions taken from AQA exams that nicely test a pupil’s ability to apply the rules to worded, real-life questions. Presented as a pdf to display to the class question by question:

## September 7, 2009

### C3 Trigonometry (Y13)

Here is a lesson plan introducing sec, cosec and cot. The original document was a Smart Notebook file.

Exercise on proving basic trigonometric identities: