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Year 8 Scheme of Learning


The data handling cycle

Term 3 starting in week 7 :: Estimated time: 4 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



Calculate the total cost of four cars from the information given.

2nd Lesson


Bridge Crossing

The classic puzzle of finding a route which crosses each bridge once.

3rd Lesson


Calculator Nim

A game in which players take turns to add a single-digit number to what is already in the calculator. The winner is the player who makes the display show 30.

4th Lesson



Work out the number of chin ups the characters do on the last day of the week give information about averages.

5th Lesson


Balloon Bursting Buttons

Use only the 1, 5 and 0 keys on a calculator to make given totals.

6th Lesson


Match Fish

A classic matchstick puzzle designed to challenge your spacial awareness.

7th Lesson


Five Digits

Five digits have the same mean, median, mode and range.

8th Lesson


Figuratively Speaking

Write the numbers written as words using digits.

9th Lesson



Use the flowchart to generate a sequence of numbers. Which number will reach 1 the fastest?

10th Lesson


Hours To Go

How many full hours are left till the end of the year?

11th Lesson



Work out how many people were at the dance from the clues given.

12th Lesson


Division Quickulations

Random division calculations appear on screen every few seconds.

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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