GCSE , KS3 – Math websites

GCSE MATHS WEBSITES

2 July Mathematics       www.2july.co.uk

  • Free worksheets (and answers) covering a number of topics- for intermediate and foundation tiers
  • Student guide to GCSE coursework
  • Interactive maths dictionary
  • Self-assessment sheets
  • “Hot Potatoes” quizzes and crossword puzzles
  • PowerPoint presentations with notes, examples and questions on a number of topics
  • Interactive EXCEL spreadsheets on topics including transformations, simultaneous equations, fractions and correlation.
  • List of other useful web links

BBC GCSE Bitesize         http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/maths

  • Interactive revision and tests – with instant feedback
  • Student revision checklist
  • SOS teacher – helpdesk
  • Contains teacher section which includes a teachers’ guide, lesson plans and worksheets

Easy Maths              http://www.easymaths.com

  • GCSE tutorials
  • Exambank and a huge resource of problems and answers
  • Puzzles and quizzes

My Maths                www.mymaths.co.uk

Variety of interactive games covering a number of topics – for example, Who wants to be a Millionaire, The Weakest Link, Blockbusters.

S-Cool                            www.s-cool.co.uk

  • Tutorials and exam-style questions and answers

The Lighthouse for Education  www.thelighthouseforeducation.co.uk

  • A number of interactive PowerPoint presentations on a variety of topics including the graphical solution of simultaneous equations, equivalent fractions, travel graphs.

JRW                      www.targeon.org.uk/jrw/index.htm

  • Interactive maths tutorials and revision questions

Maths lessons                 www.mathslessons.co.uk/resources/

  • Enormous resource bank containing many worksheets and activities for all topics and age groups

1000 problems           www.1000problems.com

  • Contains many different types of problems, broken down into topics, and worked solutions

Cut the knot             www.cut-the-knot.org/content.shtml

  • Interactive maths games and puzzles, covering a number of topics
  • Interesting mathematical facts

Maths Zone                    www.mathszone.co.uk

  • The KS4 section is currently under development. Will contain links to a number of maths games and useful revision pages across the net.

GCSE Guide                    www.gcseguide.co.uk

  • GCSE tutorial on every GCSE topic
  • Contains exam questions and worked answers
  • Has advice for students on completing coursework

GCSE.Com Revision      www.gcse.com/maths

  • Contains brief notes on a number of topics, followed by several questions

Top Marks                      www.topmarks.co.uk

  • Contains links to a variety of mathematical websites including games, teachers’ resources and software for interactive whiteboards.
  • Suitable for all ages

SAMlearning                   www.samlearning.com

  • Excellent revision site containing past exam questions and mini topic tests.
  • Schools need to register. Pupils have their own passwords.
  • Keeps track of test results which class teachers can access.

School Zone                    www.schoolzone.co.uk

  • Website full of links, games, tutorials, worksheets for teachers, parents and students.

Algebra Help                  www.algebrahelp.com

  • Useful for pupil revision
  • Contains tutorials and interactive questions per topic and full answers

Waldo Maths                  www.waldomaths.com

  • Great teaching aid for the classroom
  • Contains interactive teaching aids for a number of topics – new ways of illustrating ideas and concepts

Maths Guru                    www.mathsguru.co.uk

  • Excellent resources containing many worksheets, PowerPoint presentations, starter activities, revision notes and schemes of work, broken down into topics and/or levels.

Emaths                   www.emaths.co.uk

  • Excellent resource containing department policies, schemes of work
  • Starter activities, interactive worksheets, games and puzzles
  • Pupil friendly level descriptors
  • ICT teaching ideas

Warrington Grid for Learning www.wgfl.org.uk

  • Useful website containing links to recommended sites, including QCA resources
  • Resources for use with gifted and talented pupils

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KS3 MATHS WEBSITES

 

BBC KS3 Bitesize           www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks3bitesize

  • Lesson plans and worksheets for teachers
  • Interactive revision and tests – with instant feedback
  • GamesZone and Mathsfile Games Show – games covering a range of topics and levels
  • Audio mental arithmetic test
  • Student revision checklist
  • SOS teacher – helpdesk
  • Contains teacher section which includes a teachers’ guide, lesson plans and worksheets

My Maths                www.mymaths.co.uk

  • Variety of interactive games covering a number of topics – for example, Who wants to be a Millionaire, The Weakest Link, Blockbusters.

Keyed-In Magazine        www.netagency.co.uk

  • A number of links
  • A variety of times, interactive arithmetic quizzes and strategy games
  • Interactive worksheets

LIFT Teacher Resources            www.igfl.org/lift

  • Very good for starter activities and games to print for use in class

The Big Bus          www.free.thebigbus.com

  • Good tool for making quick worksheets

Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching  www.ex.ac.uk/trol/index.htm

  • A wealth of crosswords, wordsearches and arithmetic puzzles for all abilities to print and use in class

Cadbury Learning Zone            www.cadburylearningzone.co.uk

  • A number of interactive activities particularly good for lower abilities as it is aimed at KS2

BBC KS2 Revisewise            www.bbc.co.uk/schools/revisewise

  • Useful quizzes and games for lower ability classes (although aimed at ages 4-11)
  • Audio mental arithmetic practice

BounceBack7              www.bounceback7.co.uk

  • Directly linked to Springboard 7 this is ideal for lower ability pupils
  • Pupils can work through the questions on screen.
  • Contains homework tasks if pupils have access to the internet

Census at School            http://censusatschool.ntu.ac.uk

  • Classes can input their own data and then can use data from other areas to produce interesting charts, and data analysis

Longman                  www.longman.co.uk/tt_secmat/mat_ndx.htm

  • A variety of printable and interactive worksheets divided into National Curriculum levels.
  • Contains several web based activities

Solomon Press            www.solomon-press.com

  • Contains many maths puzzles and solutions useful for starters

1000 problems           www.1000problems.com

  • Contains many different types of problems, broken down into topics, and worked solutions

Active Maths            www.active-maths.co.uk

  • Many teaching resources, including some for use with an interactive whiteboard
  • Interactive games

Education Bradford      www.ks3bradford.co.uk/mathematics.htm

  • An excellent resource for teachers
  • Worksheets for use in class
  • Many Links to other useful sites and resources – including PowerPoint presentations & Brainpop maths movies

Cut the knot             www.cut-the-knot.org/content.shtml

  • Interactive maths games and puzzles, covering a number of topics
  • Interesting mathematical facts

Figure This!                    www.figurethis.org

  • Maths puzzles and practical activities relating to real life problems

Songs for teaching      www.songsforteaching.com/mathsongs.htm

  • A number of songs which help pupils to learn times tables and other mathematical facts. Very enjoyable for lower ability groups

 

Mathematical Interactivities   http://mathematics.hellam.net/

  • Many interactive games and puzzles on a number of topics

Math Mastery           www.mathmastery.com

  • Useful for practising basic arithmetic. Pupils see how many questions they can get right in 60 seconds.

Maths Zone                    www.mathszone.co.uk

  • An excellent resource containing links to hundreds of interactive games and activities, broken down into topics. The KS4 section is currently under development. KS1/2 links are useful for lower abilities.

Nrich                     www.nrich.maths.org

  • Contains many challenging problems and worked solutions
  • Pupils able to send in their solutions
  • Useful challenge for very gifted pupils; extension work

The Standards Site       www.standards.dfes.gov.uk/numeracy/publications/itps

  • Links to several interactive teaching programs
  • Useful for lower ability sets
  • Linked to springboard 7 and targeting level 4 in maths schemes
  • Great with an interactive whiteboard

Time to Teach                www.timetoteach.co.uk

  • Several PowerPoint presentations for use in lessons

Maths lessons                 www.mathslessons.co.uk/resources/

  • Enormous resource bank containing many worksheets and activities for all topics and age groups

A+ Maths                       www.aplusmath.com

  • Interactive games to test basic arithmetic including memory games, timed challenges and bingo

FunBrain                  www.funbrain.com

  • Many maths games for lower abilities
  • Lesson plans and resources for teachers

C4 Maths Zone    www.channel4.com/learning/microsites/M/mathszone

  • Contains several interactive maths games

Maths is fun                   www.mathsisfun.com

  • Contains tutorials on many maths topics
  • Interactive times tables tests, quizzes, games, maths facts and puzzles

Top Marks                      www.topmarks.co.uk

  • Contains links to a variety of mathematical websites including games, teachers’ resources and software for interactive whiteboards.
  • Suitable for all ages

SAMlearning                   www.samlearning.com

  • Excellent revision site containing past exam questions and mini topic tests.
  • Schools need to register. Pupils have their own passwords.
  • Keeps track of test results which class teachers can access.

School Zone                    www.schoolzone.co.uk

  • Website full of links, games, tutorials, worksheets for teachers, parents and students.

10 Ticks                         www.10ticks.co.uk

  • Contains interactive worksheets, games, lesson plans and student resources
  • Subscription is available for access to more resources

Waldo Maths                  www.waldomaths.com

  • Great teaching aid for the classroom
  • Contains interactive teaching aids for a number of topics – new ways of illustrating ideas and concepts

Maths Guru                    www.mathsguru.co.uk

  • Excellent resources containing many worksheets, PowerPoint presentations, starter activities, revision notes and schemes of work, broken down into topics and/or levels.

Emaths                   www.emaths.co.uk

  • Excellent resource containing department policies, schemes of work
  • Starter activities, interactive worksheets, games and puzzles
  • Pupil friendly level descriptors
  • ICT teaching ideas

Warrington Grid for Learning www.wgfl.org.uk

  • Useful website containing links to recommended sites, including QCA resources
  • Resources for use with gifted and talented pupils

eChalk                   www.echalk.co.uk

  • Great website containing resources for teaching with an interactive whiteboard
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