Alan Turing Codebreaking Mathematics

Alan Turing Codebreaking Mathematics

Resource type: Worksheet

Level: Third Level, adaptable to Second Level or Fourth Level

Subject: Mathematics

Curriculum Area: Mathematics

Tags: gay; sexual orientation; codebreaking; computer; maths; STEM; WWII; UK


In these worksheets, learners will be led through a series of mathematical revision exercises by Alan Turing as if they are new codebreakers at Bletchley Park during the Second World War. The maths topics covered are algebra, sequences, angles, ratios and coordinates. The framing of the worksheets allows for learners to have short brain breaks while learning brief facts about the life and work of Alan Turing, but keeps the main focus on the mathematics curriculum.

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This download contains:

  • Overview
  • 5 Revision Worksheets
  • 1 Answer Sheet
  • 5 Blank Worksheets
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