How can I tell if students will need special equipment in order to complete their classwork or homework?

Topics that require students to use special equipment are flagged in the Scheme of Learning builder and Homework Planner.

Sparx content covers topics which may require students to use extra equipment, such as a ruler, a protractor or a compass. These topics are flagged to teachers in both the Scheme of Learning Builder and Homework Planner so that they can ensure their students have access to the equipment in order to complete their homework or classwork.

Special equipment required flag

Skills which require additional equipment will only be asked as part of In Focus homework and will be ignored from consolidation for future weeks.

Below is an example of a skill which requires this equipment.

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