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Year 8 Scheme of Learning


Multiplicative change

Term 1 starting in week 3 :: Estimated time: 2 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


Consecutive Squares

What do you notice about the difference between the squares of consecutive numbers?

2nd Lesson



Can you use the digits on the left of this clock along with any mathematical operations to equal the digits on the right?

3rd Lesson


Get A Wiggle On

A mixture of calculations to get your brain working at the start of a mathematics lesson.

4th Lesson


Cracked Clock

How did the clock break if the numbers on each of the pieces added up to the same total?

5th Lesson


Cross Perimeter

Calculate the distance around the given shape

6th Lesson


Rows of Roses

Can you draw 4 straight lines, without taking your pencil off the paper, which pass through all 9 roses?

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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