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Week 15 - 21 October

Monday Lesson:

Exercise 6D

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


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

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.


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)