Category Archives: Maths

Further Maths

AQA Certificate Level 2 Further Mathematics Key Stage 3 overview Although the certificate is not a key stage 3 course the foundations of higher mathematics are studied during the first three years of secondary school, just the further mathematics course takes study beyond the national curriculum and bridges year 11 and year 12 mathematics beautifully. […]


Key Stage 3 overview Although statistics is not an option for Key Stage 3 much of the foundation of the course is studied as there is a huge overlap between the mathematics course and the statistics course. The topics that are on both courses: Describing and Collecting Data Stratified Sampling Two-Way Tables Pictograms, Bar Charts, […]

Keeping Up with Maths

I am aware that many of you are going to be taking courses at college that require your maths skills to be on point, to this end I have curated a list of website that will help you both recall and improve your mathematical skills to ensure that they are sharp enough to deal with […]

Maths Mayhem

On Friday 6th May 12 pupils took part in Staffordshire University‚Äôs Maths Mayhem event. The afternoon was held at Newcastle college and was run in conjunction with Staffordshire University trainee Maths teachers. The event was aimed at the brightest maths pupils from Year 9 and Year 10 who worked in teams to compete against pupils […]

UK Mathematics Trust Junior Maths Challenge

Year 7 and 8 pupils joined over 250,000 pupils taking part in the UK Mathematics Trust Junior Maths Challenge this morning. Pupils had an hour to answer up to 25 multiple choice questions in exam conditions in the Sports Hall. No calculators are permitted and the questions require you to think carefully, not just guess. […]