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Mathematics

Programme of Study – Mathematics

Mathematics is a core subject. The 3-year course will build and extend students understanding that has been taught at KS2. Mastery skills will be delivered throughout all years to help aid progress. Consolidation of key topics will also be delivered. An outline is shown below.

Extra-Curricular

– Year 7 Masterclass – VBA – Afterschool (term 1)
– Year 7 & 8 Masterclass – Afterschool (term 1 and 2)
– Year 9 Catch up workshop – SNA (lunchtime)
– Energy Quest
– UK Maths Challenge

Recommended Reading

MathsWatch VLE / BBC Bitesize / GCSE POD

Teachers

Mr M Patel
Ms V Bardsley
Mrs P Gorsia
Mr N Sharma
Mrs S Naing
Ms H Annovadia
Mrs S Ali
Mr R Ranigna

Year 7

Topic(s)
Autumn 1 Using Numbers (Timetables, charts, money, negatives)
Sequences (Function machine and Nth term), Perimeter, area and volume
Autumn 2 Decimal numbers (x/÷ by powers of 10, estimation, numeracy with decimals)
Working with numbers (squares, rounding, BIDMAS, multiplying, dividing, converting units)
Statistics (averages, read/interpret diagrams, tallies)
Spring 1 Algebra (expressions, substitution, simplifying, formulae)
Fractions (equivalent, compare, add, subtract, mixed)
Angles (measuring, drawing, angle facts, triangles, quadrilaterals, interior/exterior)
Spring 2 Coordinates and graphs (Drawing linear equations, real word)
Percentages (percent of an amount, increase/decrease)
Probability (line, simple, experimental)
Summer 1 Symmetry (line, rotational, reflection, tessellation)
Equations (solving using balancing)
Interpreting Data (pie charts, comparing data, surveys)
Summer 2 3-D shapes (naming, isometric drawing, constructing)
Ratio (simplifying, sharing, direct ratio)

Year 8

Topic(s)
Autumn 1 Multiplying, dividing with negative numbers, LCM, HCF,  prime factors, powers and roots
Geometry (angles in parallel lines, rotations, translations, constructions)
Autumn 2 Probability scales, Mutually exclusive events, Sample space, experimental probabilities
Calculating percentages, calculating percentage increases and decreases, percentage change
The nth term of a sequence, working out the nth term of a sequence, the Fibonacci sequence
Spring 1 Area of 2D and 3D shapes, Surface area of cuboids)
Graphs (Y=mx+c , equation of a line, quadratic curves, real life graphs)
Simplifying Numbers (x/÷ with powers of 10, round to a given significant figure, standard form)
Spring 2 Interpret pie charts , calculate angles for pie charts, scatter graph
Algebra (write and simplify expressions, multiply out brackets, write algebraic expressions
Congruent shapes, use scales in drawings and maps
Summer 1 Fractions and decimals
Proportion, Graphical and algebraic representations of direct proportion
Summer 2 Circles, calculate circumference and area of a circle)
Equations and Formulae (Solve equations involving brackets and fractions, solve equations)
Grouped frequency tables, interpret grouped frequency, draw grouped frequency diagrams

Year 9

Topic(s)
Autumn 1 Percentage using a multiplier (simple, increase/decrease, reverse percentages)
Equations and Formulae (Brackets, factorising linear and fractions)
Autumn 2 Polygons (interior & exterior angles) & tessellation
Using Data (scatter-plots, 2-way tables, estimated mean, time-series)
Applications of Graphs (Step, Time, Exponential)
Spring 1 Pythagoras Theorem
Fractions (add, subtract, multiply, divide & simplify)
Algebra (Quadratics expanding and factorising)
Spring 2 Decimal Numbers (Standard form, rounding)
Surface Area and Volume of cylinders and prisms.
Summer 1 Solving Equations Graphically (linear, quadratic, cubic, solving sim eqns graphically
Compound Units (speed, distance, time & mass, density, volume)
Right-angled Triangles (trigonometry)
Summer 2 Revision and GCSE preparation