 This page lists the GCSE Higher Shape activities that are available once the resource has been purchased by your school

Investigating Circles Vocabulary Finding circumferences Finding areas Solving problems Circles with no calculators Cylinders Arcs and sectors Complex problems including segments
Investigating Triangles Standard use of Pythagoras' Theorem Identifying right-angled triangles Identifying the nature of angles Pythagoras' Theorem without a calculator Distance between coordinates Pythagoras' Theorem in 3D
Investigating Angles Angle properties of special triangles Interior and exterior angles in quadrilaterals Calculating angles in polygons Problem solving with angles in polygons - tessellation Identifying the appropriate trigonometrical ratio I: SAMPLE AVAILABLE Identifying the appropriate trigonometrical ratio II Finding a missing side using trigonometry Finding a missing angle using trigonometry Bearings The sine and cosine rules Graphs of trigonometric functions Solving trigonometric equations using the symmetry of their graphs Trigonometry in 3D
Solving Volume Problems Volumes of cuboids Volumes of prisms Volumes of cones and spheres Volume of a frustum of a truncated cone I Volume of a frustum of a truncated cone II
Solving Area Problems Area of common shapes Surface area of prisms Surface area of cones and spheres Area of a triangle using ½absinC - part 1 Area of a triangle using ½absinC - part 2 Surface area of a frustum of a truncated cone
Organising Space Finding the midpoint of the line segment AB Coordinates in three dimensions Finding midpoints without a diagram Using vector notation Sums, differences and multiples of vectors Understanding properties of vector addition Geometrical problems and vector methods
Manipulating Shapes I Identifying the scale factor of an enlargement Identifying the centre of enlargement Fractional scale factors Identifying similar shapes Understanding negative scale factors The effect of enlargement on area and volume
Manipulating Shapes II Planes of symmetry Describing reflections Describing rotations Describing translations Describing harder reflections Describing harder rotations Using vectors to describe translations Combining transformations: SAMPLE AVAILABLE Using congruence and similarity
Investigating Angles in Circles Constructing regular polygons inside a circle Recognising circle theorems Using circle theorems I Using circle theorems II Proving the alternate segment theorem: SAMPLE AVAILABLE
Describing Units and Formulae Metric lengths Metric weights More metric measurements Metric and Imperial Units of area Speed Units of volume Accuracy of measurements Considering dimensions
Visualising Nets of a cuboid Plans and elevations Constructing a rhombus and a right angle Unique triangles Standard constructions Loci Geometric proof
Key
Appropriate for all students studying the GCSE Higher Tier course
Appropriate for students aiming to get a grade C or higher
Appropriate for students aiming to get a grade B or higher
Appropriate for students aiming to get a grade A or higher
Appropriate for students aiming to get a grade A*