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Teachers TV: Secondary Maths KS3 lesson starters

These KS3 lesson starters cover a range of Maths topics including ratio, area, graphs and rotational symmetry.

Use them to pose questions to your class, and to inspire further investigation.

Lesson Starters


Questions on probability, ratio and proportion, rotational symmetry, square numbers and circles.


A selection of intriguing Maths starter questions with Maths expert Isaac Anoom.


Maths expert Isaac Anoom looks at the maths involved in travelling from London to Plymouth.

Building Yard

Estimating lengths, using nets, making sense of ratios, area and perimeter all feature in this KS3 starter.

Shopping Mall

These starters involve looking at the area of an octagon, calculating percentages and a fraction card trick.

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