Here are some tasks we think are particularly good for Number work in Years 7 to 11.

[Last update 31 May 2020]

Year |
Theme/Description |
Activity Type / Maths content |
Task summary |
Printer |
You will need |

Y7, Y8 | Vedic Maths | Following rules, spotting patterns | What is a digital sum? What patterns can you see? | Optional | Squared paper or printouts |

Y7, Y8, Y9 | Combining Cuisenaire | Investigation / Adding and subtracting, strategic thinking, leading to geometric sequences |
Use interactive Cuisenaire rods to investigate making different lengths by combining up to three rods. Which are the best rods to choose? What’s the maximum number of different lengths you can make? | No | Use squared paper or the interactive environment. |

Y7 | Using addition to make numbers | Addition, working systematically, mathematical thinking |
Explore the numbers that can be made by adding different combinations of four numbers. Try to find the largest/smallest and identify gaps. | No | pen and paper |

Y7 to Y10 | Calculator FACT key | Exploration Factors |
Explore the FACT key on a calc and the maths behind it | optional | Casio calc. |

Y7 to Y10 | Got It | Investigation Logical thinking |
Find a strategy to win the game | no | pen and paper |

Y7 to Y8 | Describing numbers | Investigation Factors, logical thinking, properties of numbers |
Work out the number from the clues | optional | pen and paper |