Maths Weblinks

Exam board sites

Edexcel New GCSE maths. Edexcel A Level here.

AQA GCSE maths, new and old, linear and modular. AQA A Level here.

OCR New GCSE maths. OCR A Level here.

For Teachers

The Cambridge University Cambridge Maths Education Project has now gone live as Underground Mathematics with loads of problem solving maths questions to stretch the most able A level maths students.

NRich mathematics, good for games and puzzles.

Lots of interesting and good resources here, well worth a look

Maths Inspiration put on maths lectures in the style of the Royal Institution Lectures for able Yr11 & Yr12 students. Check to see if there's one in your area and arrange to take a group of students for a motivating day out!

TSM website. This site is run by the authors of the Autograph mathematical graphing package. They run extremely popular annual courses at Oundle School (near Peterborough, UK) and are also incredibly ICT literate.

A subscription Mathematics site but popular with our teachers

Not a revision site but these are the guys who produce the best revision books for purchase.

Many comprehensive sets Education resources to purchase.

Lots of mathematical paper in pdf form

NASA has produced some rather good maths & Physics resources based on its Constellation program aimed at KS4 & A level. Resources include problems involving quadratics, calculus, vectors, equations of motion etc. There are KS4 resources and A level.

The website of Simon Singh and his codebook. Follow the 'teacher' tab to download the full (600Mb!) CD-Rom version of the codebook.

Millenium Mathematics Project, some very interesting topics covered here.

Great resources for mathematics teachers

Many subject & topic linked BBC short clips, good lesson starters

A collection of, mainly, Excel files for use across the KS3 & 4 curriculum. Some of these are really quite clever.

Another good Mathematics resources site

Realtime guide to shipping positions around the UK. Great for bearings!

Lots of data for stats use from the Census at School project. Pupils can enter thier own data to the census too. Click to go direct to data download page.

A YouTube explaining the Monty Hall problem.

For Everyone

Lots of interesting and quirky maths videos, suitable for all

Great STEP prep materials, check out the assignments and postmortem materials especially

American based but some great answers to maths questions and tips

Good games & resources

Some nice background info and articles on MC Escher

In depth explanations of optical illusions

Lots of optical illusions

Lots of optical illusions. See the 3D stereogram gallery and the 3D stereogram creator.

Contains adverts but illusions on 'Page 1' are great

Lots of information on stereograms and lots of links too, thanks Moriah!

Good answers to maths questions and some nice topics too

Lots of maths resources and trivia here. Try this site before looking elsewhere?

Great page showing just how big a trillion is

Bank of England website, lots of information on interest rates and history of money in the UK. Interest rates page and educational material on banknotes.

Comparethemarket, good for comparing & choosing financial products, oh and teaching compound interest via examples of credit cards, mortgages, loans etc

A great little Java based activity on 2D/3D views.

Many many UK Statistics from Census data.

Data visualizations, a good introduction to some 'real' statistics

A great interactive graphic to show how different groups spend their day.

A very good page of 'Greatest Mathematicians of All Time'.

Nrich page famous mathematicians

Many decent quality imges of famous mathematicians

For A Level and more able GCSE students

+ Plus Magazine is an online magazine style website aiming to introduce readers to the beauty and practical applications of Mathematics. Many, many interesting articles.

Meikleriggs is THE website for STEP prep. This website has a long standing reputation as first place to go for all your STEP needs.

Lots of interesting Aeronautics, Science and Engineering articles.

As its says, lots of interesting engineering articles. Follow them on Facebook for daily updates too.

Sign up for daily interesting maths questions and work your way up the levels. Great for maths enrichment

Maths Careers website, some great enrichment articles and information about careers based on Mathematics qualifications at all levels.

An American site listing lots of careers involving maths

Lots of resources and enrichment from the Further Maths Network.

An awesome website, will solve virtually any equation you can think of (within reason!) and show you the steps too.

Lots of inspiring maths and science enrichment videos.

Great video (youtube) explanations of many mathematical concepts and methods, especially for A Level.

Downloadable 'textbooks' on each of the A Level modules.

A series of exercises from the Nrich team for preparing students for STEP exams.

The Autograph maths software website. Download the 30 day trial from here.

Website for Cabri Geometry software, great 2D and 3D geometrical drawing packages.

Geogebra. More dynamic geometry software but free this time!

Great source of revision help for A level maths and some GCSE.

Some interesting, Maths based items for purchase. Includes a 'utilities topology mug'

Details of public lectures by the School of Mathematics at University of East Anglia, Norwich. The School of Mathematics mainpage.

NASA Space Maths problems. Loads of great activities here.

Maths at Stanford University website provides a link to Andrew Wiles' proof of Fermats Last Theorem.

Key Stage 3 and 4 students

Main BBC Education Homepage. Links to both KS3 & KS4 at GCSE Bitesize (Mathematics).

A GCSE revision based website, this is the maths area.

Cheesy name but some good materials on this website