# Resources by Stanley Thornes

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### Focus Year 10/11 Number Core

The material in this Century Maths book is aimed at average ability students. The approach adopted uses games, puzzles and investigations to support the development of the concepts being introduced.

[b]Contents of the student book:[/b]

[b]Exploring your calculator[/b]: use of brackets, memory and...

### Focus Year 10/11 Number Extension

The material in this Century Maths book is aimed at above average ability students. The approach adopted uses games, puzzles and investigations to support the development of the concepts being introduced.

[b]Contents of the student book:[/b]

[b]Calculations and real problems[/b]: evaluating values...

### Focus Year 10/11 Number Lead-in

The material in this Century Maths Focus book is aimed at lower achieving students. Many of the activities involve puzzles and games to engage the students.

Contents of the student book:

It all adds up - investigations and puzzles mainly practising addition skills. ...

### Focus Year 10/11 Shape and Space Core

This Century Maths Shape and Space Focus book is aimed at average ability students.

The text starts with ‘mathematical rose’ which it defines as a regular polygon with regular polygons on each of its sides – this is not a standard definition. It continues with semi-regular roses and demi-regular roses. These...

### Focus Year 10/11 Shape and Space Extension

This Century Maths Shape and Space Focus book is aimed at more able students. The text covers a large amount of ground. As a result there are fewer diversionary explorations than is normal in the Focus books. Some units are very terse; for example the final unit, ‘Matrices’, covers the introduction of matrices and...

### Focus Year 10/11 Shape and Space Lead-in

The material in this Century Maths Sape and Space Focus book is aimed at lower achieving students.

The book is essentially a review of basic knowledge within shape and space. The only ideas students are unlikely to have met before are the use of a network to solve a maze and symmetry notions applied to 3-D...

### Focus Year 7/8 Algebra Core

The material in this Century Maths Algebra Core book is aimed at average ability students. The activities introduce students to formal symbolisation by building their sense of number and pattern through investigation.

Contents of the student book:

*Repeating patterns...

### Focus Year 7/8 Handling Data Core

The material in this Century Maths Handling Data Focus book is aimed at average ability students. There are a number of practical activities and games to make learning the key concepts more enjoyable.

[b]Contents of the student book:[/b]
*[b]Using tables[/b] - reading and using data obtained from...

### Focus Year 7/8 Handling Data Lead-in

The material in this Century Maths Handling Data Focus book is aimed at lower achieving students. There are a number of practical activities and games to make learning the key concepts more enjoyable.

[b]Contents of the student book:[/b]
*[b]Surveys[/b] - uses simple tally charts and bar charts to...

### Focus Year 7/8 Number Extension

The material in this Century Maths book is aimed at more able students. The approach adopted uses games, puzzles and investigations to support the development of the concepts being introduced.

Contents of the student book:

• Numbers and patterns- exploration of...