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Maths (Key Stage 3)
KS3 students will be split into 3 groups; Pi (foundation), Theta and Delta (higher).
There are revision lessons after every topic and after every term, where students get the chance to solidify their learning and cover topics they are uncertain about.
Year 7
What will pupils study this year?
Autumn Term |
Pi Calculating Adding | Subtracting | Multiplying | Dividing | Using Operations | Multiplying & Dividing by 10, 100 and 1000 | Positive & Negative Numbers Factors & Multiples Number Rules & Relationships | Multiples | Multiplication | Division | Solving Problems | Factors & Primes | Common Factors & Multiples Decimals & Measures Estimates & Measures | Decimal Numbers | Metric Units | Adding & Subtracting | Decimals | Calculating with Money Fractions, Decimals & Percentages Comparing Fractions | Equivalent Fractions | Calculating with Fractions | Adding & Subtracting Fractions | Percentages | Finding Percentages Theta Number Skills Mental Maths | Addition & Subtraction | Multiplication | Division | Time & Money | Negative Numbers | Factors, Multiples & Primes | Square & Triangle Numbers Decimals & Measure Decimals & Rounding | Length, Mass & Capacity | Scales & Coordinates | Working with Decimals Mentally| Working with Decimals | Perimeter & Area | More Units Fractions Comparing Fractions | Simplifying | Working with Fractions | Fractions & Decimals | Understanding Percentages | Percentage of Amounts Ratio & Proportion Direct Proportion | Writing Ratios | Using Ratios | Sccales & Measure | Proportion & Fractions | Proportion & Percentages Delta Number Skills Factors, Primes & Multiples | Using Neagtive Numbers | Multiplying & Dividing | Squares & Square Roots | More Powers & Roots | Calculations Fractions Working with Fractions | Adding & Subtracting | Fractions, Decimals & Percentages | Multiplying & Dividing | Working with Mixed Numbers Decimals Ordering | Rounding | Adding & Subtracting | Multiplying | Dividing | Fractions , Decimals & Percentages | Working with Decimals Multiplicative Reasoning Metric & Imperial Units | Writing Ratios | Sharing in a Given Ratio | Proportion | Proportional Reasoning | The Unitary Method |
Spring Term |
Pi Analysing & Displaying Data Tables & Pictograms | Bar Charts | Grouped Data | Mode & Modal Class | Range & Median | Mean Expressions, Functions & Formulae Using Functions | Function Machines | Simplifying Expressions | Writing Expressions | Using Formulae Graphs Real-life Graphs | Coordinates | Graphs of Functions | Scientific Graphs Theta Analysing & Displaying Data Mode, Median & Range | Displaying Data | Grouping Data | Averages & Comparing Data | Line Graphs & Bar Charts | Using Spreadsheets Expressions, Functions & Formulae Functions | Simplifying Expressions | Writing Expressions | Substituting into Formulae | Writing Formulae Probability The Language of Probability | Calculating | Experimental | Expected Outcomes Delta Analysing & Displaying Data Data Collection & Two-way Tables | Bar Charts | Averages & Range | Grouped Data | More Graphs | Pie Charts | Scatter Diagrams Equations, Functions & Formulae One-step Equations | Two-step Equations | More Complex Equations | Trail & Improvement Angles & Shapes Angles & Parallel Lines | Triangles | Quadrilaterals | Polygons |
Summer Term |
Pi Angles & Lines Right Angles & Lines | Measuring Angles | Drawing & Estimating Angles | Putting Angles Together Measuring & Shape Shapes | Symmetry in Shapes | More Symmetry | Regular Polygons | Perimeter | Area Transformations Reflections | Translation | Rotation | Congruency Theta Angles & Lines Right Angles & Lines | Measuring Angles | Drawing & Estimating Angles | Putting Angles Together Sequences & Graphs Sequences | Pattern Sequences | Coordinates | Extending Sequences | Straight Line Grapphs | Position-to-term Rules Transformations Congruency & Enlargements | Symmetry | Reflection | Rotation | Translations & Combined Transformations Delta Equations, Functions & Formulae Simplifying Algebraic Expressions | Writing Algebraic Expressions | Using Formulae | Brackets & Powers | Factorising Expressions Area, Perimeter & Volume Triangles, Parallelograms & Trapiziums | Perimeter & Area of Compound Shapes | Properties of 3D Shapes | Surface Area | Volume | Measures & Areas of Volume Sequences & Graphs Sequences | The N^{th} Term | Pattern Sequences | Coordinating & Line Segments | Graphs |
Year 8
What will pupils study this year?
Autumn Term |
Pi Number Properties and Calculations Adding, Subtracting large numbers and other calculations | Negative numbers | Ratios and Multiplicative Reasoning Decimal Calculations Adding, Subtracting and multiplying decimals | Ordering and rounding decimals | Problem solving with decimals Number Properties Squares, cubes and roots | Calculating with brackets and indices | LCM and HCF and Prime factor decomposition Fractions & Percentages Comparing fractions | Fractions of amounts | Adding and subtracting fractions | Fractions and percentages | Calculating percentages Theta Number Calculations including negatives | Powers, roots and brackets | Multiples and factors Decimal & Ratio Ordering decimals and rounding | Place value calculations | Calculations with decimals | Ratio and proportion with decimals Calculating with Fractions Adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing fractions | Fractions, decimals and reciprocals | Calculating with mixed numbers Percentages, Decimals and Fractions Fractions and decimals | Equivalent proportions | Writing Percentages | Percentage of amounts | Problem solving percentages Delta Factors & Powers Prime Factor decomposition | Laws of indices | Powers of 10 | Calculating and Estimating Working with Powers Simplifying expressions | Expanding and factorising | Substituting and Solving Fractions, Decimals & Percentages Recurring decimals | Using percentages and percentage change | Repeated percentage change Scale Drawing & Measures Maps, scales and ratios | Bearings |
Spring Term |
Pi Sequences Generating and extending sequences | Special sequences | Position to term rules, nth term Expressions and Equations Simplifying expressions | Functions | Solving Equations | Brackets Shape and Measures in 3D 3D Solids & Nets | Surface Area | Volume | Working with measures Theta Expressions & Equations Algebraic powers | Expressions and brackets | Factorising | Solving equations Area & Volume Area of triangles, parallelograms and trapeziums | Volume of cubes and cuboids | 3D Shapes | Surface Area Statistics, Graphs & Charts Pie Charts | Using tables | Stem and leaf diagrams | Comparing data | Scatter diagrams | Misleading diagrams Delta 2D & 3D Solids Plans and Elevations | Surface Area | Volume | Area and circumference of circles | Cylinders | Pythagoras’ Theorem Real Life Graphs Direct proportion | Distance time graphs | Real life graphs | Rates of change | Misleading diagrams Transformations Reflection and Translation | Rotation and Enlargement | Combined transformations | 2D and 3D Solids |
Summer Term |
Pi Angles Measuring and drawing angles | Vertically opposite angles | Angles in triangles | Drawing triangles accurately | Designing nets Statistics Data collections sheets | Bar Charts | Pie Charts Probability The language of probability | Outcomes | Probability calculations | Experimental probability | Comparing probabilities Theta Real Life Graphs Conversion graphs | Distance time graphs | Line graphs | More complex graphs Lines & Angles Quadrilaterals | Alternate angles and proofs | Geometric problems | Interior and exterior angles Straight Line Graphs Direct proportion on graphs | Gradients | Equations of straight lines | Direct proportion problems Delta Constructions & Loci Accurate drawings and Constructions | Constructing shapes | Loci Probability Comparing probabilities | Mutually Exclusive events | Experimental and estimating probabilities | Probability diagrams |