# Mathematics

## Curriculum

**Half-term 1: **Positive Integers, Negative Integers.

**Half-term 2:** Fractions, Decimals.

**Half-term 3:** Percentages, Introduction to Algebra.

**Half-term 4:** Simple Equations, Angles in triangles and quadrilaterals.

**Half-term 5:** Transformations

**Half-term 6: **Perimeter and Area, Volume and surface area.

**A successful scholar after Year 7 will:**

- Have a firm knowledge of the four operations, as well as an understanding of 3 of the main strands of mathematics: Number; Algebra and Geometry.
- Be able to recall facts about the topics studied and have made adequate progress throughout the year.

**Half-term 1:** Factors and Multiples, Approximation and Estimation

**Half-term 2: **Percentages, Statistical Graphs and Collecting Data

**Half-term 3: **Angles in Parallelograms and Polygons, Circumference and Area of circles

**Half-term 4: **Volume and surface area of prisms and clyinders, Algebraic expressions

**Half-term 5: **Equations and inequalities. Coordinates and Lines.

**Half-term 6: **Sequences, Ratio, Rate and Speed

**A successful scholar after Year 8 will:**

Have a firm knowledge of the four operations, as well as an understanding of 4 of the main strands of mathematics: Number; Algebra; Geometry and Statistics.

Be able to recall facts about the topics studied and have made adequate progress throughout the year.

Be able to reason mathematically and problem solve.

**Half-term 1: **Ratio, rates and speed. Indices and Standard form.

**Half-term 2: **Factorisation and Quadratic Expressions. Linear Equations in two variables.

**Half-term 3: **Pythagoras & Bearings. Congruence, Similarity and Enlargements.

**Half-term 4: **Data Analysis. Probability.

**Half-term 5: **Non-linear graphs, Construction and Loci., Trigonometry.

**Half-term 6: **Surface Area of pyramids and cones. Proportion.

**A successful scholar after Year 9 will:**

- Have a firm knowledge of the four operations, as well as an understanding of the 5 main strands of mathematics: Number; Algebra; Geometry; Statistics and Probability.
- Be able to recall facts about the topics studied and have made adequate progress throughout the year.
- Be able to reason mathematically and problem solve.

**Half-term 1: **Positive Integers, Negative Integers, Approximation and estimation, Bounds, Indices and Standard Form, Factors, Multiples and Primes, Statistical Representation.

**Half-term 2: **Statistical Representation, Angles, Circle Theorems (higher tier only).

**Half-term 3: **Fractions, Probability, Linear Expressions, Linear Equations.

**Half-term 4: **Surds (higher tier only), Pythagoras, Trigonometry.

**Half-term 5:**Perimeter and Area, Transformations, Number Sequences, Percentages.

**Half-term 6: **Ratio and Proportion, Measure and Scale.

**A successful scholar after Year 10 will:**

- Have a firm grasp of KS3 topics and KS4 topics taught during the year.
- Be able to recall facts, reason mathematically, and answer exam style questions in preparation for their GCSE examinations.
- Scholars will be capable and have a rich understanding in the 5 main strands of mathematics taught over their 4 years of study.

**Half-term 1: **Constructions, Similarity and Congruence, Volume and Surface Area, Linear Graphs.

**Half-term 2: **Quadratic Expressions, Quadratic Equations, Sampling, Combined Events.

**Half-term 3: **Simultaneous Equations, Other Graphs, Vectors.

**Half-term 4: **Further algebra (higher tier only).

**Half-terms 5 and 6: **Revision and examinations.

**A successful scholar after Year 10 will:**

- Have completed their GCSE course with results showing they have made expected or above expected progress.
- Be well-rounded individuals with an appreciation for mathematics and a firm understanding of mathematics to be used in further education and beyond.

## How can you help?

- Each week ask about your scholar’s homework
- Provide your scholar with a good place to work
- Encourage your scholar to work in the right way
- Sign-off their homework each week
- Encourage your scholar not to give up if they are making mistakes
- Reassure your scholar if they are not understanding