A level mathematics resource packages

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


Time saving ideas for making great secondary mathematics resources

Revision is well under way and extra efforts are being made to best prepare your students for the demands of the new GCSE examinations.

Why manipulatives belong in the secondary maths classroom

Find out how manipulatives can make secondary school students explain their thinking more confidently.


Get the support you need to teach the new A level mathematics curriculum

This September, hot on the heels of the new GCSE, changes to the mathematics A level specifications will come in to effect.

Enthuse, engage and empower: STEM Clubs impact report published

This new report shares four key lessons and demonstrates the impact that clubs have on teachers, other club leaders, schools and young people.

Exploring series

These books provide a bank of problems and investigations which challenge students to think more deeply about the concepts and methods addressed in A level mathematics.

Secondary Mathematics

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Featured Resources

Improving learning in mathematics

The Standards Unit: Improving Learning in Mathematics resources were produced as a response to the Smith report. The materials use active learning approaches originally designed for post-16 mathematics but for use across the secondary phase. The resources, and the work of the Standards Unit with leading maths experts...
Publication date:
2000 - 2009

6 resources

Active A-Level Mathematics

A collection of ideas from Susan Wall for use in the A-level mathematics classroom. The activities are written in a manner designed to engage student participation, promote discussion and enhance understanding. Each activity is accompanied by teacher notes suggesting how the task should be approached. The tasks are...
Publication date:
2010 to date

9 resources

Teaching Resources on Line (TRoL)

This collection of materials were all produced by Frank Tapson for use in the mathematics classroom. The collection consists of two sub collections. [b]Exercises and Practice[/b] contains nine resources, each resource containing a number of activities which can be used in a variety of ways in the classroom to...
Publication date:
2000 - 2009

2 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. 


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


Teaching for deep understanding in A level mathematicsMY501

Are you a teacher of A level mathematics who wishes to reflect on their A level teaching in preparation for the new curriculum? Explore subject pedagogical knowledge in order to develop confidence to teach for understanding and engagement. Discuss the impact of previous professional development and reflect on the...

New to teaching A level mathematics summer schoolMY500

"The best training course I have attended in my 14 years of teaching.” - past participant. Our highly acclaimed annual four day summer school, run in conjunction with MEI and the University of Sheffield, is designed for teachers who have little, or no, experience of teaching A level mathematics. Develop pedagogical...

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...

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