Blog posts

Subject report and IA 1 March 2018

This post is about some points to consider before people submit their May 2018 Internal assessment marks and samples. It is always a good idea to pay careful attention to the subject report from the last... more

New Curriculum 10 February 2018

This is just a quick post to remind everyone that we are about 18 months away from the first teaching of the new courses. In school terms 18 months is a long time (there are two summer holidays in there)... more

Re-organisation 25 September 2017

This is just a quick blog post to explain some reorganisation that is coming up for this section of the site so as to explain any gaps or unfinished looking parts. Currently under assessment you have... more

First Draft Feedback 2 July 2017

This post will eventually be a full page in the new structure of the IA section. For now I thought it might be interesting to share as a blog post. This year I have 17 students in my IB1 class and we... more

Venns in the news 24 May 2017

I love how often we see venn diagrams in a variety of different contexts. I think they are seen as particularly powerful visualisations and rightly so. Like most mathematics in the media though, I wonder... more

This year's projects 19 May 2017

I thought I would write this post about the topics my students have chosen for their IAs this year. I am busy re writing the IA section of the website (Big job) which will include some new resources about... more

Project Planning 5 May 2017

Just a quick post! As one class gets through exams, the other is starting to think about projects. Here is a new image I made to help them brainstorm ideas! More to come soon in the IA section. I spent... more 11 March 2017

I am excited to be able to tell you about this new resource I have been developing for students. It came from a genuine desire to be able to give my own students a really useful support resource as they... more

Percentage perception 14 December 2016

Many of you will have seen the activity on Percentage Perception and how it is used to explore data on our perception of how many people where we live are Muslim. It is a rich activity with a ton of... more

Picture this 1 September 2016

Just sharing what I did today with one of my Mathematical Studies classes as a warm up exercise for the new term. We played a few rounds of this 'picture this game' with a view to reflecting on how students... more