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Year 8 Scheme of Learning


Area of trapezia and circles

Term 3 starting in week 4 :: Estimated time: 2 weeks

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Activities for pupils

Here are some related resources in alphabetical order. Some may only be appropriate for high-attaining learners while others will be useful for those in need of support. Click anywhere in the grey area to access the resource.

Click on a topic below for suggested lesson Starters, resources and activities from Transum.

Lesson Starters

Here are some suggestions for whole-class, projectable resources which can be used at the beginnings of each lesson in this block.

1st Lesson



How many triangles are there on the surface of a regular icosahedron.

2nd Lesson


Tool Triangle

Place the numbers on the triangle so that the totals along each of the sides are equal.

3rd Lesson


May Day

Add together the dates of all the Thursdays in May this year. Which day sum is largest?

4th Lesson


Meta Products

Which numbers when multiplied by the number of letters in the word(s) of the number give square numbers?

5th Lesson


News Common

Follow the compass directions given in the squares to find where the route starts?

6th Lesson


One one

Continue the given number pattern with the help of a little lateral thinking.

Some of the Starters above are to reinforce concepts learnt, others are to introduce new ideas while others are on unrelated topics designed for retrieval practice or and opportunity to develop problem-solving skills.

White Rose Resources
White Rose Mathematics

End of block assessments provide a quick progress check at the end of each block of learning to make sure students have understood the content covered.

This Scheme of Learning was produced by White Rose Maths and is used here with permission granted on 30th June 2021.


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