The starters are free of cost and intended to be displayed for GCSE students to work on at the start of the lesson. Included within the answer files are teachers' notes which indicate which mathematical topics the starter connects to, and additional questions which could be asked.
Please use the links below to find a suitable starter document:
Mathematical Reasoning 

All the starters need some mathematical reasoning. The ones in this section emphasise proof and associated reasoning. 

Number 

Factors, multiples, primes 

Powers, roots, standard form 

Fractions, decimals, percentages 

Proportional reasoning 

Algebra 

Graphs  Straight line graphs 

Graphs  Quadratic graphs 
PointsOnGraph Question

Graphs  General graphs 

Graphs  Transforming graphs 

Equations  Linear equations 

Equations  Quadratic equations 

Equations  Simultaneous equations 

Algebraic expressions and formulae  Factorising, multiplying out and simplifying 

Algebraic expressions and formulae  Forumulae 

Inequalities 

Geometry and Measures 

Scale drawing 

Measurements 

Speed and other compound measures 

Area and volume 
HowManyCards Question

Circumference and area of a circle 

Trigonometry and Pythagoras's theorem 

Symmetry, congruence, similarity 

Transformations 

Vectors 

Properties of shapes  Angles in shapes 

Properties of shaped  3D shapes 

Statistics and Probability 

Probability 

Statistical diagrams 

Statistical measures 

Scatter diagrams 

Statistical problem solving 
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