Subject Mathematics
Member of Staff Craig Orwin – Curriculum Leader, Becky Draper – Subject Teacher,  Scott Caffrey – Subject Teacher, Amy Khan –  Subject Teacher, Emma Duckworth – Subject Teacher, Chris Tueart – Subject Teacher, Natasha Brace – Subject Teacher, Laura Barker – Subject Teacher
Subject
Overview
Subject overview

The Mathematics Department will provide students with exciting, relevant and challenging Mathematics.

Students will understand the underlying principles of the mathematics they learn, making links and developing reasoning and problem-solving skills. Students will become fluent in the fundamentals of mathematics so that they develop conceptual understanding and the ability to recall and apply knowledge rapidly and accurately.

They will progress towards being independent mathematicians who can identify correct and incorrect work for themselves. Where work is incorrect, students will be encouraged to use these mistakes to make further improvements and ultimately increasing resilience when faced with challenging topics.

Building confidence in mathematics will be at the forefront of lessons and students will be consistently challenged in order to maximise their true potential.

To achieve this, staff provide interesting and effective teaching ideas, accurately diagnose weaknesses in every student and ensure rapid and concise interventions take place in order to ensure good progress for all students

Key Stage 3
Content Year 7 Year 8 Year 9
Autumn Term 1 Place Value and Addition and
Subtraction
Fractions 2 Algebra 3
Autumn Term 2 Multiplication and Division Percentages Geometry – Transformations
Spring Term 1 Fractions 2 Algebra 2 Geometry – Angles and Constructions
Spring Term 2 Statistics and Negative Numbers Geometry – Circles and Area Statistics
Summer Term 1 Algebra Ratio, Proportion and Rates of Change Probability
Summer Term 2 Geometry – Lines and Angles Statistics 2 and
Geometry – 3D Shapes
 Number – Standard Form
Geometry – Pythagoras and Trigonometry
Key Stage 4
Content Year 10 Foundation Year 10 Higher Year 11 Foundation Year 11 Higher
Autumn Term 1 * Number Recap and Extend
* Algebra Recap and Extend
* Graphs, Tables and Charts
* Number Recap and Extend
* Algebra Recap and Extend  and Sequences
* Interpreting and Representing Data
* Quadratic Equations and Graphs
* Perimeter, Area and
Volume 2
* Fractions, Indices and Standard Form
· Circle Theorems
* More Algebra
Autumn Term 2 * Fractions, Decimals and   Percentages
* Equations and Inequalities
* Perimeter, Area and Volume
* Fractions, Ratio and Percentages
* Angles and Trigonometry
* Congruency, Similarity and Vectors
* Rearranging Equations,    Simultaneous Equations and functions
* Vectors and Geometric Proof
* Proportion and Graphs
Spring Term 1 * Angles
* Averages and Range
* Graphs
* Area and Volume
* Transformations and Constructions
 

 

The majority of year 11 will be used to revisit and recap topics taught in Years 9 and 10    alongside a Diagnose, Therapy and Test strategy designed to ensure students reach their full potential and achieve the best possible GCSE grade.

 

 

The majority of year 11 will be used to revisit and recap topics taught in Years 9 and 10 alongside a Diagnose, Therapy and Test strategy designed to ensure students reach their full potential and achieve the best possible GCSE grade.

Spring Term 2 * Graphs
* Transformations
* Equations and Inequalities
* Probability
Summer Term 1 * Ratio and Proportion
* Pythagoras and Trigonometry
* Probability
* Multiplicative Reasoning
* Similarity and Congruence
* More Trigonometry
Summer Term 2 * Multiplicative Reasoning
* Construction, Loci and   Bearings
* Further Statistics
* Equations and Graphs
Revision links for GCSE course

www.hegartymaths.co.uk

The maths resource for GCSE students. Videos and quizzes for every maths topic from a Grade 1 to a Grade 9. Homework will be set through Hegarty Maths

https://corbettmaths.com/

Revision worksheets and videos. Five a day worksheets are ideal for home revision.

How can parents support their child’s progress in this subject?

* Encourage your student to use Hegarty Maths for a least one hour a week for independent study.

* Don’t say ‘I was never any good at Maths’

* Talk to them about what they learned in maths that day

* Showing them examples of maths in daily life (decorating a room or booking a holiday are just a couple of examples)

* Create a space at home for your child to work on their Independent Study without distractions.

Extra-Curricular Activities

The Mathematics department enters pupils for the UK Mathematical Challenge every year. This is organised by the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust from the School of Mathematics, University of Leeds. The challenges are intriguing multiple choice question papers which are designed to stimulate an interest in mathematics and to develop problem-solving skills.

Gold, Silver and Bronze certificates are awarded to the best 40% of national participants. The most successful participants are also invited to enter follow-on rounds.

There are three levels of challenge Junior, Intermediate and Senior.

Intervention sessions aimed at ensuring the best outcomes at GCSE run at regular times during the week.

Key Stage 5
Content Year 12 Year 13
Autumn Term 1 Pure:
* Quadratics: sketching and solving
* Solving and sketching quadratic inequalities
* Transformation of graphsStatistics:
* Data collection
* Measures of location and spreadMechanics:
* Modelling in mechanics
* Constant acceleration
Pure:
*
Partial fractions
* Sequences and series
* Binomial expansion
* RadiansStatistics:
*
Regression, Correlation and Hypothesis TestingMechanics:
*
Moments
Autumn Term 2 Pure:
* Coordinate geometry (straight lines and circles)
* Algebraic methods including algebraic division
* Binomial expansion
* TrigonometryStatistics:
* Representations of data
* CorrelationMechanics:
* Vectors
Pure:
* Trigonometric identities
* Parametric equationsStatistics:
* Conditional probabilityMechanics:
* Application of forces
Spring Term 1 Pure:
* DifferentiationStatistics:
* ProbabilityMechanics:
* Forces and motion
* Vectors
Pure:
* Differentiation
* Numerical methodsStatistics:
* The Normal distributionMechanics:
* Further kinematics
Spring Term 2 Pure:
* IntegrationStatistics:
* Statistical distributionsMechanics:
* Variable acceleration
Pure:
* IntegrationStatistics:
* Revision of Year 12 and 13 content
* Data setMechanics:
* Vectors
* Projectiles
Summer Term 1 Pure:
* Exponentials and logarithmsStatistics:
* Hypothesis testingMechanics:
* Revision of Year 12 content
Revision of Year 12 and 13 content.

Diagnose, Therapy and Test strategy designed to ensure      students reach their full potential and achieve the best possible A Level grade.

Summer Term 2 Revision of Year 12 content.

Diagnose, Therapy and Test strategy designed to ensure      students reach their full potential and achieve the best possible AS Level grade.

Start of Year 13 course.

Revision of Year 12 and 13      content.

Diagnose, Therapy and Test strategy designed to ensure      students reach their full potential and achieve the best possible A Level grade.

Revision links for A level course
www.hegartymaths.co.ukThe maths resource predominantly for GCSE students but they have and continue to add content for A Level.
https://www.physicsandmathstutor.comThe maths resource contains full worked solutions of each question in their textbook. The website also includes a bank of past exam papers with mark schemes.
https://www.examsolutions.netThe maths resource is explanatory videos for each strand within A Level maths. There are also videos available to model exam question solutions.

The best revision tool for students is completing as many past exam questions as they can which can be found on Physics and Maths tutor or in their textbook.