Secondary Curriculum

The links below take you to a selection of our favourite Secondary NRICH tasks (content usually met between the ages of 11 and 16), chosen because they are ideal for developing subject knowledge, mathematical thinking, problem-solving skills and good mathematical habits.

Our Secondary Curriculum Mapping Documents give an overview of the maths met between the ages of 11 and 16, with linked NRICH tasks for each curriculum topic: 

 NRICH Secondary Curriculum Mapping Document

Enriching the Secondary Curriculum offers advice on using NRICH tasks in the classroom.
You may also be interested in our book Approaches to learning and teaching Mathematics

To find out about the thinking that informs the development of these tasks read What we think and why we think it.

Number

This collection of resources is designed to help students improve their understanding of topics in Number.

Geometry and Measure

This collection of resources is designed to help students to improve their understanding of topics in Geometry and Measure.

Algebra

This collection of resources is designed to help students improve their understanding of topics in Algebra.

Handling Data

This collection of resources is designed to help students to improve their understanding of topics in Handling Data.



We also have a collection of Short Problems, linked to the curriculum, which you might want to use as lesson starters, homework tasks, or as part of internal assessment exercises.



If you want to focus on developing your students' problem solving skills and help them to think like mathematicians you may be interested in the two collections below.

Age 11 to 16

Thinking Mathematically

These collections of activities are designed to develop students' capacity to work as mathematicians.

Age 11 to 16

Developing Mathematical Habits of Mind

These resources have been chosen to help secondary students develop good mathematical habits.