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The conference for all 11-19 mathematics teachers

28 - 30 June 2018

Keele University

Deepening understanding in A level Mathematics through number

Bernard Murphy

13:15 - 14:15 Thursday 28 June

A level Mathematics / Further Mathematics and Enrichment

Prime factorisation, factorials, recurring decimals and the base 10 number system are number topics encountered at KS3 and 4. This session will look at how these ideas can be used in A level Mathematics, deepening students’ understanding of A level topics and their appreciation of number. Suitable for teachers of A level Mathematics.

About the speaker

Bernard Murphy joined MEI in 2003 after 12 years in the classroom. He is MEI's Programme Leader for Teacher Support and the AMSP Teacher Support Lead. He is also a textbook author and has been a principal examiner.