Magazine 
Topic 
Notes 
Resource 
File type 
Stratosphere Space Dive 
Converting measures, using formulae, constructing DistanceTime graphs, using real data 
PP 

Seasonal Problems 
Problem solving, calendars, lowest common multiple, triangle numbers, factors, dividing a hexagon 
PP 

Conference 2013 Highlights  4 short activities 
5 activities appropriate for a wide range, pie charts, pentagons, modelling, shapes of constant diameter, platonic solids 
PP 

A Day or Not a Day  slides 116 (view as slideshow) 
Converting measures, time, problem solving 
PP 

Constructing a Henge (slides 2022) 
Geometry, using Dynamic Geometry Software 
PP 

Constructing a Henge 
Constructions 

Constructing an Ancient Circle Outside 
Geometry 

Maths Quiz 2013 
These questions formed the maths quiz at the MEI conference 2013, includes solutions 
PP 

Maths Quiz 2013 question 9 
Alternative 'visual' version 
EXC 

Tangrams and Tessellations as Starting Points 
Reasoning, shapes, area, perimeter, fractions, transformations, surds 
PP 

7 piece tangram 
Shapes, transformations, perimeter, fractions 
WO 

7 piece tangram with grid 
WO 

Quadrilateral Tessellation 
Using Dynamic Geometry Software to demonstrate that all quadrilaterals tessellate 
GEO 

MegaWoosh 
Projectiles, speed, angle of projection, quadratic functions, GeoGebra, trajectory 
PP 

Twelve Days of Christmas 
Short starter activities and puzzles 
PP 

A Sense of Scale 
Size, speed, distance, scale, ratio, problem solving, accessing and recording data 
PP 

A Sense of Scale: Our Solar System 
Planet information: distances from the sun 

A Sense of Scale: Our Solar System data sheet 
Planet information 

Making Money 
Problem solving, finding areas of plane shapes, Pythagorasâ€™ theorem, trigonometry 
PP 

Introducing Trigonometry 
Motion in a circle, key trigonomic values, sine values, angles, sketching graphs 
PP 

Pod on Circle (Introducing Trigonometry) 
GEO 

Introducing Trigonometry Worksheet 

Introducing Trigonometry Card Sort 

Introducing Trigonometry: Sketch graphs 

Conference 2014 Highlights  4 short activities 
Problem Solving, Algebra with cards and paper, Perimeter of Rectangular Rings, Introducing Probability 
PP 

All About Surds 
Surds, Pythagoras' Theorem, areas of squares, side lengths of squares, 'Angry Surds' online game 
PP 

Twelve Days of Christmas 
Short starter activities and puzzles on a Christmas theme 
PP 

Paper folding and Proof 
Square folds, Pythagoras' Theorem, proof, paper folding, trigonometry, linear equations 
PP 

Florence Nightingale 
Visual representations of data, Polar Area diagrams, bar charts, pie charts. Area of sectors. 
PP 

Summer Challenge 2015 
15 challenges presented in approximate order of difficulty 
PP 

One Dimensional Kinematics 
Scalar and vector quantities, displacement and distance, position, speed and velocity 
PP 

Distance and Displacement Graphs 
To accompany the Displacement and Distance activity 

Displacement and Velocity Graphs 
To accompany the Speed and Velocity activity 

Maths and Art 
Geometric construction, divide a circle equally into six, perpendicular bisector, bisect an angle, Dynamic Geometry Software 
PP 

Problem Solving and Assessment 
Range of problems, ways of assessing work, involving students in assessment and feedback 
PP 

Summer Challenge 2016 
15 challenges presented in approximate order of difficulty 
PP 

Simple Starting Points 
Various short activities, simple starting points from which maths can develop, using basic (or no) resources 
PP 

Can we spot a cheat? 
Using data and statistics to inform decisions, outliers and some puzzles 
PP 

Maths Outdoors 
Problem solving, reasoning, Pythagorasâ€™ Theorem, Circle Theorems, similar triangles, trigonometric ratios, 
PP 

Your starter for 10 
Various short activities that would work as starter activities to encourage discussion and thinking 
PP 

Summer Challenge 2017 
12 challenges presented in approximate order of difficulty 
PP 
Resource file type key:
PP 
PowerPoint Presentation 
PDF Student Sheet 

WO 
Word Student Sheet 
EXC 
Excel Resource 
GEO 
GeoGebra resource 