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Core Maths

The Core Maths initiative is aimed at increasing the number of post-16 students studying mathematics.

Using manipulatives to enhance understanding

Learn how to encourage active learning in mathematics with the use of manipulatives.

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Leaders of mathematics: taking the next steps

Becoming a leader of mathematics can be a daunting, but very exciting, prospect for teachers.

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What is the difference between Core Maths and pure maths?

What do we call the pure element of the new linear mathematics A level that has started this September?

STEM Ambassador impact on young people

STEM Ambassadors are a national treasure. In this report, we share with you four key lessons we have learned through recent research and evaluation of STEM Ambassador activity.

Building confidence as a newly qualified mathematics teacher

Explore what makes good mathematics teaching by considering questioning, promoting positive behaviour, planning for learning and giving feedback.

Secondary Mathematics

Welcome to resources, professional development, news and opinions specially selected for mathematics teachers. Join in the discussion with our community group.

Featured Resources

Core Maths

This collection contains resources produced by the Core Maths Support Programme to support the implementation of Core Maths.The collection covers six mathematical areas:Numbers and measuresFinancial mathsDiscrete mathsAlgebra and graphsStatisticsProbabilityThe materials also include large collection of...
Publication date:
2010 to date

9 resources

Risps: Rich Starting Points for A Level Core Mathematics

This collection of forty starting activities for A level mathematics provided by RISPs is intended to enrich the lives of mathematics students in lots of A Level classrooms. All the risps presented here tackle topics from AS/A2 Core (Pure) Mathematics syllabus. Additionally every risp here leads directly into the...
Publication date:
2000 - 2009

3 resources

IET Faraday maths resources

This  resource collection, from the IET Faraday programme with support from MEI and Tomorrow's Engineers, contains a number of stimulating maths actives that give an insight into the real-life applications of classroom-based mathematics. The resources give students the chance to explore the...
Publication date:
2010 to date

19 resources

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11-16 mathematics

The best resources for teaching the secondary mathematics curriculum.

A level mathematics

Explore our selection of key stage 5 mathematics teaching materials chosen from the STEM Learning resource collection. 

Core Maths

All the resources you need to bring Core Maths into your school or college. 


Resources using space as a context for teaching from ESERO UK, the UK space education office.


Using manipulatives to enhance understanding in secondary mathematicsMY210

Encourage active learning in secondary mathematics lessons with the use of manipulatives. Manipulatives - or “objects to think with - include counters, interlocking cubes, Cuisenaire rods and tiles etc. Research suggests that their use is beneficial to mathematical understanding, and can help students with retention...

Building confidence as a newly qualified mathematics teacherMY205

Join us to explore what makes good mathematics teaching. Suitable for teachers of mathematics who are in the early years of their teaching career, explore a range of teaching strategies to help engage and inspire students during your first teaching post. We will look at questioning, promoting positive behaviour,...

Teaching mathematics GCSE content with understandingMY207

Explore the content of the mathematics GCSE and gain an understanding of the importance of mathematical reasoning and problem solving. Develop problem solving skills and resilience in the context of hard to teach GCSE topics. Topics covered include trigonometry, linear graphs, proportional reasoning, standard form...

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