a rotation has three components: an object, a centre of rotation and an angle of rotation.

given these three the position of the image can be found.

Key Skills

  • draw the image given an object, the centre and the angle of rotation.
  • name and use the key properties of rotation
  • understand the vocabulary of rotation i.e. what the words mean!


isometryindirect transformationcongruenttransformationimage,objectangle of rotationcentre of rotationperpendicular bisector, mediator, invariant, rotation.