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Mathematics Department

In the Mathematics Department our teaching team consists of the following members of staff:

Year 7 | Year 8 | Year 9 | Year 10 Foundation | Year 10 HigherYear 11 Foundation | Year 11 Higher | Year 12 | Year 13

Year 7

Please refer to the information below for details of the course content for this school year. You will also find information in each section relating to the assessments that will take place during each term. Please contact me at school if you require additional information.

Term 1

Statistics

Year 7 are placed in sets at the beginning of the academic year. Setting is planned using the KS2 scores, CATs testing and an in-class numeracy test. Content followed includes:

Number

The level of depth and complexity covered at each topic well depend on the ability of the set. The topics include:

Algebra

The level of depth and complexity covered at each topic well depend on the ability of the set. The topics include:

Shape and Space

The level of depth and complexity covered at each topic well depend on the ability of the set. The topics include:

Assessment - All classes will complete assessments covering the skills from the above content in the week before half term and the week before the Christmas holiday.

Term 2

Number

Topics include

Algebra

Topics include

Shape and Space

Topics include

Assessment - All classes will complete assessments covering the skills from the above content in the week before half term and the week before the Easter holiday.

Term 3

Algebra

Topics include

Shape and Space

Topics include

Statistics

Topics include

Assessment - All classes will complete an end of year assessment covering the content from all of the above.

Year 8

Please refer to the information below for details of the course content for this school year. You will also find information in each section relating to the assessments that will take place during each term. Please contact me at school if you require additional information.

Term 1

Statistics

The level of depth and complexity covered at each topic will depend on the ability of the set. The topics include:

Number

The level of depth and complexity covered at each topic will depend on the ability of the set. The topics include:

Algebra

The level of depth and complexity covered at each topic will depend on the ability of the set. The topics include:

Shape and Space

The level of depth and complexity covered at each topic will depend on the ability of the set. The topics include:

Assessment - All classes will complete assessments covering the skills from the above content in the week before half term and the week before the Christmas holiday.

Term 2

Number

Topics include

Algebra

Topics include

Shape and Space

Topics include

Assessment - All classes will complete assessments covering the skills from the above content in the week before half term and the week before the Easter holiday.

Term 3

Algebra

Topics include

Number

Topics include

Statistics

Topics include

Assessment - All classes will complete an end of year assessment covering the content from all of the above.

Year 9

Please refer to the information below for details of the course content for this school year. You will also find information in each section relating to the assessments that will take place during each term. Please contact me at school if you require additional information.

Term 1

Statistics

The level of depth and complexity covered at each topic will depend on the ability of the set. The topics include:

Number

The level of depth and complexity covered at each topic will depend on the ability of the set. The topics include:

Algebra

The level of depth and complexity covered at each topic will depend on the ability of the set. The topics include:

Shape and Space

The level of depth and complexity covered at each topic will depend on the ability of the set. The topics include:

Assessment - All classes will complete assessments covering the skills from the above content in the week before half term and the week before the Christmas holiday.

Term 2

Number

Topics include

Algebra

Topics include

Shape and Space

Topics include

Assessment - All classes will complete assessments covering the skills from the above content in the week before half term and the week before the Easter holiday.

Term 3

Algebra

Topics include

Number

Topics include

Statistics

Topics include

Assessment - All classes will complete an end of year assessment covering the content from all of the above.

Year 10 (Foundation)

Please refer to the information below for details of the course content for this school year. You will also find information in each section relating to the assessments that will take place during each term. Please contact me at school if you require additional information.

Term 1

Assessment - All classes will complete assessments covering the skills from the above content in the week before half term and the week before the Christmas holiday.

Term 2

Assessment - All classes will complete assessments covering the skills from the above content in the week before half term and the week before the Easter holiday.

Term 3

Assessment - All classes will complete an end of year assessment covering the content from all of the above.

Year 10 (Higher)

Please refer to the information below for details of the course content for this school year. You will also find information in each section relating to the assessments that will take place during each term. Please contact me at school if you require additional information.

Term 1

Assessment - All classes will complete assessments covering the skills from the above content in the week before half term and the week before the Christmas holiday.

Term 2

Assessment - All classes will complete assessments covering the skills from the above content in the week before half term and the week before the Easter holiday.

Term 3

Assessment - All classes will complete an end of year assessment covering the content from all of the above.

Year 11 (Foundation)

Please refer to the information below for details of the course content for this school year. You will also find information in each section relating to the assessments that will take place during each term. Please contact me at school if you require additional information.

Term 1

Assessment - All classes will complete assessments covering the skills from the above content.
A mock exam will also take place in early December

Term 2

Year 11 (Higher)

Please refer to the information below for details of the course content for this school year. You will also find information in each section relating to the assessments that will take place during each term. Please contact me at school if you require additional information.

Term 1

Assessment - All classes will complete assessments covering the skills from the above content.

Term 2

Year 12

Please refer to the information below for details of the course content for this school year. You will also find information in each section relating to the assessments that will take place during each term. Please contact me at school if you require additional information.

Term 1

CORE 1

The AS course follows the AQA exam board.

The students initially cover the higher end topics from GCSE in preparation for the level of Algebra required for this course.

Key topics covered in Core 1 are:

There is homework set throughout the course from the AQA text book and from previous exam questions. Pupils are also accessed in a mock Core 1 exam in December.

Term 2 and Term 3

The pupils follow the Core 2 and Statistics modules from January up to May for the summer exams.

Core 2

Building on the content from Core 1 the pupils progress on to the Core 2 unit.

Key topics covered in the Core 2 part of the course are:

Statistics 1

This part of the AS course which looks at the application of Mathematics.

Key parts of this course are:

This part of the course also required the use of a graphical calculator which is loaned by the department to the pupils.

Throughout the two terms the pupils are assessed via the AQA textbooks or previous exam questions as homework.

Pupils are also entered in a mock for both units in preparation for the exam in the summer.

Year 13

Please refer to the information below for details of the course content for this school year. You will also find information in each section relating to the assessments that will take place during each term. Please contact me at school if you require additional information.

Term 1

The pupils follow the Core 3 and Decision modules from September.

Core 3

Key topics covered in Core 3 are:

Decision

Key topics covered in the Decision module are:

There is homework set throughout the course from the AQA text book and from previous exam questions. Pupils are also assessed in mock Core 3 and Decision papers in December.

Term 2 and Term 3

The pupils follow the Core 4 module from January until May for the summer examination.

Core 4

Key topics covered in the Core 4 module are:

Throughout the two terms the pupils are assessed via the AQA textbooks or previous exam questions as homework.

Pupils are assessed by a mock paper in preparation for the examination in June.