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Week 01 - 07 April

Monday Lesson:

Intro to Exponential Functions

Lesson Notes

 

Tuesday Lesson:

Intro to Logarithms

Lesson Notes

Week 25 - 31 March

Tuesday Lesson:

Proof - Exercise 7D

Lesson Notes

 

Wednesday Lesson:

Proof by Exhaustion - Exercise 7E

Lesson Notes

Week 18 - 24 March

Monday Lesson:

Factor Theorem 2

Lesson Notes

 

Tuesday Lesson:

Algebraic Proof

Week 11 - 17 March

Tuesday Lesson:

Cancelled - University Trip

 

Wednesday Lesson:

Algebraic Fractions & Algebraic Division

Lesson Notes

Homework Exercise

 

Thursday Lesson:

Factor Theorem

Lesson Notes

Week 04 - 10 March

Monday Lesson:

Variable Acceleration

Lesson Notes

 

Tuesday Lesson:

Variable Acceleration - Integration

Lesson Notes

Week 25 Feb - 03 Mar

Tuesday Lesson:

Pulley Systems

Lesson Notes

 

Wednesday Lesson:

Pulleys Exercise 10F

Lesson Notes

 

Thursday Lesson:

Particles Connected Vertically

Lesson Notes

Week 11 - 17 February

Monday Lesson:

Vectors Mixed Exercise 11

Lesson Notes

 

Tuesday Lesson:

Intro to Forces and Motion

Lesson Notes

Week 04 - 10 February

Week 28 Jan - 03 Feb

Monday Lesson:

Finish Mixed Exercise 13

Lesson Notes

 

Tuesday Lesson:

Complete Integration Assessment

 

Week 21 - 27 January

Tuesday Lesson:

Complete Differentiation Assessment

Solutions

 

Wednesday Lesson:

Integration Mixed Exercise 13

Lesson Notes

 

Thursday Lesson:

Mixed Exercise 13 Continued

Lesson Notes

Week 14 - 20 January

Monday Lesson:

Harder Differentiation Modelling Problems

Harder Differentiation Modelling Solutions

 

Tuesday Lesson:

Revision for Differentiation Assessment

Lesson Notes

Week 07 - 13 January

Tuesday Lesson:

Integration

TheMathsTeacher Integration of Polynomials Lesson Notes

TheMathsTeacher Integration of Polynomials Exercise

Lesson Notes

 

Wednesday Lesson:

Exercise 13C & 13D

Lesson Notes

 

Thursday Lesson:

Area Between Two Curves

Lesson Notes

 

 

Week 17-23 December

Monday Lesson:

Differentiation Problems

Lesson Notes

 

Intro to Integration

Tuesday Lesson:

Lesson Notes

Week 10 -16 December

Tuesday Lesson:

Intro to Stationary Points

Lesson Notes

 

Wednesday Lesson:

Applying Calculus

Lesson Notes

 

Thursday Lesson:

Maxima and Minima Exam Questions

Lesson Notes

Week 03 - 09 Dec

Calculus

Monday Lesson:

Intro to Differentiation

Lesson Notes - from TheMathsTeacher.com

See video lesson Differentiating Polynomial Functions (20 mins)

 

Tuesday Lesson:

Differentiation - Tangents and Normals

Lesson Notes

Week 26 Nov - 02 Dec

Tuesday Lesson:

Mixed Exercise

Wednesday Lesson:

Vertical SUVAT

Lesson Notes

Thursday Lesson:

Review of Vertical SUVAT

Students solve problems on board

Solutions to Vertical SUVAT 2008-10

Week 19 - 25 November

Monday Lesson:

Velocity Time Graphs

Lesson Notes

 

Tuesday Lesson:

Mixed Exercise 9

Lesson Notes

Week 12 - 18 November

Tuesday Lesson:

SUVAT Exercise 9C

Lesson Notes

 

Wednesday Lesson:

SUVAT Exercise 9D

Lesson Notes

 

Thursday Lesson:

Intro to Vertical Motion

Lesson Notes

Week 5 - 11 November

Intro to Mechanics

Monday Lesson:

Lesson Notes

 

Tuesday Lesson:

Coordinate Geometry Assessment

Week 29 Oct - 4 Nov

Tuesday Lesson:

In Mr Smith's absence please work on Mixed Exercise 6

 

Wednesday Lesson:

Exercise 6F

Lesson Notes

 

Thursday Lesson:

MEI Circles Questions

Lesson Notes

Week 15 - 21 October

Monday Lesson:

Exercise 6D

Lesson Notes

Tangent to Circle

Thursday Lesson:

Lesson Notes

Week 08 - 14 October

Intro to Coordinate Geometry of the Circle

Tuesday Lesson:

Lesson Notes

 

Wednesday Lesson:

Continue exploring circle coordinate geometry - Exercise 6B

Lesson Notes

 

Thursday Lesson:

Circles - Exercise 6C

Lesson Notes

Week 01 - 07 October

Parallel and Perpendicular Lines

Monday Lesson:

Working through Exercises 5E and 5F

Lesson Notes

 

Distance between Points

Tuesday Lesson:

Working through Exercises 5F, 5G and 5H.

Lesson Notes

Week 24 - 30 September

Coordinate Geometry - Straight Line

Tuesday Lesson

Exercises 5A & 5B

Lesson Notes

 

Wednesday Lesson

Exercises 5C & 5D

Lesson Notes

Week 17 - 23 September

Straight Line Coordinate Geometry

Monday Lesson Objectives:

To be able to:

  • Find gradient of line between two given points
  • Find distance between two given points
  • Find midpoint between two given points
  • Recognise parallel and perpendicular lines
  • Find eqn of line through given point with given gradient
  • Find eqn of line through two given points

Support:

TheMathsTeacher - Coordinate Geometry Basics (25 mins)

Video Lesson Notes

 

Tuesday Lesson:

Algebra Mixed Exercise 1 Recap

 

Expanding & Factorising

Lesson Objectives:

To be able to:

  • Expand brackets
  • Factorise algebraic expressions

 

L61M Scheme of Work

L61M Homework

Connected Particles Major Homework

Please complete the following homework on file paper and hand in on Tuesday 12 March.

This is a major piece of work consisting of 5 Edexcel exam questions worth 54 marks. It will take at least an hour and a half so do not leave it until the last minute. Joint solutions are not allowed so do not work together on these problems.

Connected Particles Major Homework

Connected Particles Solutions

Connected Particles Review

Please complete Connected Particles Review Homework and hand in on Monday 4 March.

Connected Particles Review Solutions

Forces and Motion

Please complete over half-term and mark from the solutions provided.

Connected Particles Introductory Questions

Connected Particles Introductory Solutions

Differentiation From First Principles

Here is a short video working through an example of differentiating a polynomial term from first principles.

Differentiating f(x) = x4 (4:33)

Differentiating f(x) = x4 lesson notes

Further Practice:

Differentiating From First Principles Questions

Differentiating From First Principles Solutions

Calculus Exam Questions

Please complete these calculus questions and hand in on Monday 14 January.

Solutions to calculus questions

NYOT2 Task 6

Please complete this exercise on SUVAT and hand in Monday 14 January.

Solutions to SUVAT exercise.

NYOT2 Task 5

Here is a short video recap on Completing the Square (6:51)

Completing the Square Recap Lesson Notes

Now complete this 6 question exercise and email your work to me by Sunday 6 January.

Have a good New Year.

Completing the Square Exercise Solutions

NYOT2 Task 4

Here is a question on the Quadratic Discriminant together with mark scheme and video solution:

Quadratic Discriminant Example Solution

Now complete this exercise and email your solutions to me by Sunday 30 December.

Have a good Christmas.

Solutions to Discriminant Exercise

NYOT2 Task 3

Complete Mixed Exercise 2 on pages 35-36 of the blue textbook.

Solutions to be scanned and emailed to Mr Smith by Sunday 23 December.

Intro to Integration

Watch TheMathsTeacher Video -  Integration of Polynomial Functions (25 mins)

Print the Lesson Notes for your file

Do and self-mark the associated exercise

Maxima and Minima

Please complete the attached 3 questions and hand in on Monday.

The third question has similarities with the farm fence problem we considered. If you cannot do the first part you can still use their given result to do the following parts.

Maxima and Minima Homework

Maxima and Minima Solutions

NYOT2 Task 2

Please watch the 23 minute video lesson: Non-Linear Simultaneous Equations.

Print off these lesson notes for your file.

Do the associated exercise and self-marl from the solutions provided.

You should have the work with you for inspection on Monday 20 December.

NYOT2 - First Task

All NOYT2 students are required to redo the Year 12 Pure Maths Assessment and hand in next Tuesday 11 December.

You may use your notes and textbooks to help you, but the work must be entirely your own.

Circles Homework

Please complete these final two questions on Circles and hand in at Monday's lesson.

Here are the solutions.

Half-Term Homework

Please complete these questions on circles and hand in next lesson Tuesday 30 October.

Exam Questions - Straight Line

Please complete these 3 exam questions and hand in tomorrow. You may need to add additional paper if you are printing the questions off.

Straight Line Mixed Exercise

Please complete and hand in next Tuesday 8 October:

Mixed Exercise 5 Page 109 - Q9, Q10, Q11 and Q12.

Solutions to Mixed Exercise 5 - Q9, Q10, Q11, Q12.

Straight Line Problems

Please complete Exercise 5D Q8, 10, 12, 14, 16 and hand in on Thursday.

Here are the solutions.

Straight Line

Please complete Exercise 5B - Q6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Recap of Algebra Mixed Exercise 1

Straight Line Coordinate Geometry

Please complete the exercise and self-mark from solutions provided at end of exercise.

Surds

Please watch video lesson on Surds

Print off lesson notes for your file

Complete and self mark the Exercise

Rules of Indices

Please watch the video lesson Rules of Indices

Print and file the lesson notes

Complete and self mark the exercise

Becoming An Effective Learner

Professor Stephen Chew is a cognitive psychologist from Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama. In 2011, he recorded five short videos (each 5 - 9 minutes long) to help students become more effective learners. They contain a whole range of dos and don'ts together with practical suggestions you can adopt to improve your learning. Below are direct links to each video. As an alternative you can log on to Youtube and type in 'Stephen Chew'

How to get the most out of studying (Part 1)  (6:54)

How to get the most out of studying (Part 2)  (7:15)

How to get the most out of studying (Part 3)  (5:46)

How to get the most out of studying (Part 4)  (9:17)

How to get the most out of studying (Part 5)  (7:29)