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Curriculum - Maths

KEY STAGE 3 – YEAR 7 

All year 7 students will be following the Kangaroo Maths Scheme of Work.  The work is differentiated into three stages.  Support (Stage 1), Core (Stage 2) and Extension (Stage 3), each stage will work on different topics. 

AUTUMN TERM 

STAGE 1

·         Numbers and Number System

·         Calculating – Addition and subtraction

·         Exploring Time 

STAGE 2

·         Numbers and Number System

·         Counting and comparing

·         Investigating Properties of Shapes

·         Calculating – Addition and Subtraction

·         Exploring time 

STAGE 3

·         Place Value

·         Comparing & ordering numbers

·         Solving number problems

·         Drawing 2D and 3D shapes

·         Adding, subtracting and estimating

·         Multiplication & division facts

 

SPRING TERM 

STAGE 1

·         Calculating addition and subtraction

·         Shape, space and measure

·         Exploring fractions

·         Mathematical movement 

STAGE 2

·         Calculating addition and subtraction

·         Time – exploring the relationship between units of time

·         Explore ways of writing mathematical statements

·         Temperature 

STAGE 3

·         Extend mental methods of addition and subtraction

·         Counting and comparing

·         Exploring shape

·         Exploring fractions 

SUMMER TERM 

STAGE 1

·         Exploring money - use everyday language related to money

·         Multiplication and division - Develop arithmetic skills

·         Explore the value of numbers

·         Investigate number patterns

·         Solve addition and subtraction problems 

STAGE 2

·         Explore money

·         Solve problems involving money

·         Presentation of data

·         Use pictures to represent information

·         Solve problems involving multiplication and division

·         Explore mental strategies to solve calculations

·         Use everyday language related to money 

STAGE 3

·         Explore money

·         Solve problems involving money

·         Explore the relationship between units of time

·         Develop arithmetic skills

·         Develop knowledge of multiplication tables

·         Explore properties of numbers

·         Explore ways of writing calculations

·         Solve problems involving multiplication and division

 

KEY STAGE 3 – YEAR 8 

All year 8 students will be following the Kangaroo Maths Scheme of Work.  The work is differentiated into three stages.  Support (Stage 2), Core (Stage 3) and Extension (Stage 4).  Each child will be working at a different stage. 

AUTUMN TERM 

STAGE 2

·         Place value

·         Numbers to at least 100

·         Use place value and number facts

·         Compare and order numbers from 0 up to 100

·         2-D and 3-D shapes  

·         Addition and subtraction

·         Time 

STAGE 3

·         Place value

·         Numbers up to 1000

·         Solve number problems

·         Identify horizontal, vertical, pairs of perpendicular and parallel lines

·         2-D and 3-D shapes 

·         Addition and subtraction

·         Multiplication and division

·         Problem solving 

STAGE 4

·         Place value

·         Read roman numerals to 100v

·         Numbers beyond 1000

·         Number and the number system

·         Symmetry

·         Shapes

·         Addition and subtraction two-step problems

 SPRING TERM 

STAGE 2

·         Use division facts for the 2, 5 and 10 times tables

·         Multiplication and division

·         Fractions

·         Describe position, direction and movement

·         Patterns and sequences 

STAGE 3

·         Time

·         Using Roman numerals from I to XII

·         Fractions

·         Measure

·         Shape 

STAGE 4

·          Time

·          Decimal numbers

·         Measure

·         Angles

 SUMMER TERM 

STAGE 2

·         Measure

·         Addition and subtraction

·         Data Handling

·         Ask and answer simple questions 

STAGE 3

·         Angles in shapes

·         Numbers and the number system

·         Fractions

·         Money

·         Data Handling

·         Solve one-step and two-step questions 

STAGE 4

·         Fractions

·         Measure

·         Number and the number system

·         Coordinates

·         Translations

·         Data Handling

 

KEY STAGE 3 MATHS – Year 9

 Following the 2014 National Curriculum for math’s students will cover all sub topics in maths, these include, Algebra, Data Handling, Geometry, Number, Shape, Space and Measure and Using and Applying.  Throughout students will build on problem solving skills and functional skills.  At the end of year 9 students will be given the opportunity to complete a Functional Skills Entry Level qualification. 

AUTUMN TERM 

·         Sequences

·         Graphs

·         Proportional reasoning

·         Fractions

·         Decimals

·         Percentages

·         Ratio and proportion

·         Equations, formulae and identities

·         Geometrical reasoning

·         Construction and loci

·         Handling data

 SPRING TERM 

·         Measures and mensuration

·         Place value

·         Fractions, decimals, percentages, ratio and proportion

·         Calculator methods

·         Integers, powers and roots

·         Sequences, functions and graphs

·         Probability

·         Fractions

  SUMMER TERM

·         Equations, formulae and identities

·         Graphs

·         Number

·         Algebra

·         Shape, space and measures

·         Data Handling data

·         Solving problems

·         Percentages & proportion

·         Sequences, functions and graphs  

·         Geometrical reasoning

·         Transformations

·         Mensuration

·         Probability 

Functional Skills Entry Level 1, 2 & 3 – Autumn, Spring & Summer 

The aims of these qualifications (E1, E2, E3) are to develop learner     understanding and skills in: 

  • Representing – selecting the mathematics and information to model a situation.
  • Analysing – processing and using mathematics.
  • Interpreting – interpreting and communication the results of the analysis 

E1

Internally assessed. Task availability on demand. 100% of the total qualification

Representing using mathematics, analysing situations mathematically, interpreting solutions to problems using mathematics and coverage of mathematical content in number, geometry and statistics. Calculators are allowed, assessment can be tutor mediated, the total number of marks available is 20. Assessment is 1 hour and 30 minutes long.

A learner should be able to: understand and use numbers with one significant figure in practical contexts
• describe the properties of size and measure, including length, width, height and weight, and make simple comparisons
• describe position
• recognise and select coins and notes
• recognise and name common 2-D and 3-D shapes
• sort and classify objects practically using a single criterion 

E2

At Entry 2, the skills standards and coverage and range subsume the skill standards and indicative coverage and range at Entry 1, supporting progression to Entry 3. 

E3

At Entry 3, the skills standards and coverage and range subsume the skill standards and indicative coverage and range at Entry 2, supporting progression from Entry to level 1.

KEY STAGE 4 MATHS – Years 10

There are a number of pathways in Maths that our year 10 students will have the opportunity to study; GCSE and Functional Skills Entry Level 1, 2 & 3.

AUTUMN TERM 

GCSE

·         Symmetry, Shapes & Angles

·         Multiples, Factors & Primes

·         Equations

·         Negative Numbers

·         Fractions

·         Reading Scales

·         Decimals and Rounding

·         Metric & Imperial Units

·         Area

·         3D Solids 

SPRING TERM

GCSE

·         Expressions & Formulae

·         Powers, Roots & Indices

·         Straight Line Graphs

·         Venn Diagrams & Probability

·         Using Percentages

·         Collecting & Interpreting Data

·         Graphical Representations

·         Averages from a Table 

SUMMER TERM 

GCSE

·         Ratio & Proportion

·         Algebraic Manipulation

·         Equations 2

·         Expressions & Formulae 2

·         Navigation & Travel

·         Sequences

·         Constructions

·         Transformations 

 

Functional Skills Entry Level 1, 2 & 3 Autumn, Spring & Summer 

The aims of these qualifications (E1, E2, E3) are to develop learner understanding and skills in: 

• Representing – selecting the mathematics and information to model a situation.

• Analysing – processing and using mathematics.

• Interpreting – interpreting and communication the results of the analysis 

E1: Internally assessed. Task availability on demand. 100% of the total qualification

Representing using mathematics, analysing situations mathematically, interpreting solutions to problems using mathematics and coverage of mathematical content in number, geometry and statistics. Calculators are allowed, assessment can be tutor mediated, the total number of marks available is 20. Assessment is 1 hour and 30 minutes long.

A learner should be able to: understand and use numbers with one significant figure in practical contexts
• describe the properties of size and measure, including length, width, height and weight, and make simple comparisons
• describe position
• recognise and select coins and notes
• recognise and name common 2-D and 3-D shapes
• sort and classify objects practically using a single criterion 

E2

At Entry 2, the skills standards and coverage and range subsume the skill standards and indicative coverage and range at Entry 1, supporting progression to Entry 3. 

E3

At Entry 3, the skills standards and coverage and range subsume the skill standards and indicative coverage and range at Entry 2, supporting progression from Entry to level 1.  

 

KEY STAGE 4 – YEAR 11

There are a number of pathways in Maths that our year 11 students will have the opportunity to study; GCSE, Functional Skills Level 1 and Functional Skills Entry Level 1, 2 & 3 

AUTUMN TERM 

GCSE

·         Angles (Triangles, Parallel Lines & Polygons)

·         Number – Fractions

·         Probability

·         Tree Diagrams – Higher

·         Accuracy & Using a Calculator

·         The Circle & Related Shapes

·         Transformations

·         Using Percentages

·         Expressions, Brackets & Formulae

·         Linear Equations

·         Drawing & Using Quadratic Graphs 

Functional Skills Level 1

·         Place value

·         4 rules of  whole numbers

·         Rounding and estimating

·         Equivalent fractions

·         Find fraction parts of a whole number

·         Decimals

·         X / ÷ by 10 & 100

·         Equivalencies between decimals and fractions

·         Percentages

·         Fraction, decimal, percentage equivalencies 

 SPRING TERM 

GCSE

·         Quadratic Equations

·         Indices & Standard Form

·         Changing the Subject

·         Fractions & Decimals

·         Compound Measures

·         Inequalities

·         Interpreting Data

·         Averages & Frequency Polygons & Time Series

·         Using Ratio and Direct/Inverse Proportion

·         Straight Line Graphs

·         Sequences

·         Area, Surface Area & Volume

 

Functional Skills Level 1

·         Ratio and direct proportion

·         Length

·         Weights and capacities

·         Time management

·         Problem Solving – Measure, shape and space

·         Recap Feedback and target setting

·         Area and perimeter

·         Volume

·         Graphs, charts, tables and diagrams

·         Graphs, charts, tables and diagrams

·         Recap of previous topics

SUMMER TERM 

GCSE

·         Constructions & Loci 

·         Pythagoras’ Theorem

·         GCSE Exam Revision including practice papers 

Functional Skills Level 1

·         Mean (average) and range

·         Probability

·         Practice test in preparation for June examination

 

 

Functional Skills Entry Level 1, 2 & 3 – Autumn, Spring & Summer 

The aims of these qualifications (E1, E2, E3) are to develop learner understanding and skills in: 

• Representing – selecting the mathematics and information to model a situation.

• Analysing – processing and using mathematics.

• Interpreting – interpreting and communication the results of the analysis 

E1: Internally assessed. Task availability on demand. 100% of the total qualification

Representing using mathematics, analysing situations mathematically, interpreting solutions to problems using mathematics and coverage of mathematical content in number, geometry and statistics. Calculators are allowed, assessment can be tutor mediated, the total number of marks available is 20. Assessment is 1 hour and 30 minutes long.

A learner should be able to: understand and use numbers with one significant figure in practical contexts
• describe the properties of size and measure, including length, width, height and weight, and make simple comparisons
• describe position
• recognise and select coins and notes
• recognise and name common 2-D and 3-D shapes
• sort and classify objects practically using a single criterion 

E2

At Entry 2, the skills standards and coverage and range subsume the skill standards and indicative coverage and range at Entry 1, supporting progression to Entry 3. 

E3

At Entry 3, the skills standards and coverage and range subsume the skill standards and indicative coverage and range at Entry 2, supporting progression from Entry to level 1. 

 

 KEY STAGE 5 MATHS – YEARS 12, 13 & 14

There are a number of pathways in Maths that our 6th Form students will have the opportunity to study; Functional Skills Level 1 and 2 and Functional Skills Entry Level 1, 2 & 3.

 AUTUMN TERM 

 

Functional Skills Level 1

·         Place value

·         4 rules of  whole numbers

·         Rounding and estimating

·         Equivalent fractions

·         Find fraction parts of a whole number

·         Decimals

·         X / ÷ by 10 & 100

·         Equivalencies between decimals and fractions

·         Percentages

·         Fraction, decimal, percentage equivalencies

 

Functional Skills Level 2

·         Language of Maths

·         Place value

·         Multiples, factors and prime numbers

·         Ratio and Proportion

·         Simple Algebra

·         Numbers as fractions of another

·         Equivalent fractions

·         Decimals

·         Percentage of quantities

·         Evaluation of one number as a percentage of another

·         Equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages

 

SPRING TERM 

Functional Skills Level 1

·         Ratio and direct proportion

·         Length

·         Weights and capacities

·         Time management

·         Problem Solving – Measure, shape and space

·         Recap Feedback and target setting

·         Area and perimeter

·         Volume

·         Graphs, charts, tables and diagrams

·         Graphs, charts, tables and diagrams

·         Recap of previous topics

Functional Skills Level 2

·         Metric  & Imperial measurement

·         Conversion of metric and imperial units

·         Area and perimeter of composite shapes

·         Scale Drawing

·         Measurements and scale drawings

·         2D and 3D shapes

·         Extracting Data

·         Organising and representing data

·         Present findings in a suitable way

·         Collecting and presenting data

·         Averages & range

 

 

 SUMMER TERM 

 

Functional Skills Level 1

·         Mean (average) and range

·         Probability

·         Practice test in preparation for June examination

 

Functional Skills Level 2

·         Accurately record the range of possible outcomes of combined events in tree diagrams or in tables

·         Complete practice FS assessments

·         Feedback on practice paper both as a class and individuals

·         Start functional skills assessments

·         Continue / complete functional skills assessment

·         Discus the appropriate research method and resources required to complete the task.

Functional Skills Entry Level 1, 2 & 3 – Autumn, Spring & Summer 

The aims of these qualifications (E1, E2, E3) are to develop learner understanding and skills in: 

  • Representing – selecting the mathematics and information to model a situation.
  • Analysing – processing and using mathematics.
  • Interpreting – interpreting and communication the results of the analysis 

E1: Internally assessed. Task availability on demand. 100% of the total qualification

Representing using mathematics, analysing situations mathematically, interpreting solutions to problems using mathematics and coverage of mathematical content in number, geometry and statistics. Calculators are allowed, assessment can be tutor mediated, the total number of marks available is 20. Assessment is 1 hour and 30 minutes long.

A learner should be able to: understand and use numbers with one significant figure in practical contexts
• describe the properties of size and measure, including length, width, height and weight, and make simple comparisons
• describe position
• recognise and select coins and notes
• recognise and name common 2-D and 3-D shapes
• sort and classify objects practically using a single criterion 

E2

At Entry 2, the skills standards and coverage and range subsume the skill standards and indicative coverage and range at Entry 1, supporting progression to Entry 3. 

E3

At Entry 3, the skills standards and coverage and range subsume the skill standards and indicative coverage and range at Entry 2, supporting progression from Entry to level 1.

  

Maths Booklet.