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What will students learn?

Year 7

  • Analysing and displaying data
  • Number skills
  • Functions and formulae
  • Fractions
  • Angles and shapes
  • Decimals
  • Equations
  • Multiplicative reasoning
  • Perimeter, area and volume
  • Sequences and graphs

Year 8

  • Factors and powers
  • Working with powers
  • 2D shapes and 3D solids
  • Real-life graphs
  • Transformations
  • Fractions, decimals and percentages
  • Constructions and loci
  • Probability
  • Scale drawings and measures
  • Graphs

How will students be assessed?

Students are assessed using a foundation GCSE paper for each Census Point. High achieving students have the opportunity to sit a higher GCSE paper. This introduces students to exam topics and terminology as soon as possible.

Differentiation

The Maths department at Wrenn Academy uses the mymaths and mathswatch websites to support pupils with their learning. Probing questions and GCSE questions are used in KS3 to help prepare students for the rigours of the new GCSE. Pupils can also attend Maths club after school on Thursdays focusing on investigations and extra support with homework

Resources

Exploring Maths text books, individually created powerpoints, past GCSE questions for stretching more able, games and investigations.

www.mymaths.co.uk
www.mathswatchvle.com