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Multiplicative reasoning

Theme 3 comprises two interconnected core concepts, each of which covers a set of ‘knowledge, skills and understanding’ statements.

Multiplicative reasoning

For each core concept, we have produced a detailed guidance document underpinned by a clear set of pedagogical principles and practices to support planning. Each document offers an overview of the content within the statements of knowledge, skills and understanding, and breaks them down further into focused key ideas.

At the end of the documents, some of the key ideas are exemplified, to demonstrate what planning for secure and deep understanding of mathematics at Key Stage 3 might involve. Other key ideas are left for individual departments and teachers to work on, alongside existing material and schemes.

There is also a guidance document that offers an overview of the theme as a whole.

Please note some of the links to NCETM content in the documents below may not work. You can quickly find where the links point using the search tool on this website. If you cannot find what you’re looking for, contact info@ncetm.org.uk.

Acknowledgements

The NCETM and Maths Hubs would like to thank the following for their contribution to the materials:

  • Secondary mathematics specialists: Debbie Barker; Frances Carr; Clare Dawson; Pete Griffin; Alison Hopper; Carol Knights; Steve Lomax; Richard Perring; Pete Sides; Maths Hubs Secondary Mastery Specialists
     
  • Educational consultant: Dr Alf Coles, University of Bristol
     
  • Editorial and production: Natasha Chippendale; Charlotte Christensen; Bronwyn Enright; Jackie Mace; David Mantovani; Andrew Young
     
  • Illustrations: Steve Evans

Phase

  • Secondary
  • KS3
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