 • # Mathematics

### KS3

 Year Group Areas of Study 7 Term 1: Multiplication and division, data and Pie charts, negative numbers, approximation, algebraic expressions, types of number Term 2: Decimals, angles, brackets in algebra, units of length, weight and volume, probability, co-ordinates Term 3: Averages, perimeter and area, substituting into formulae, solving equations, sequences Term 4: Circles, percentages, ratio, time and timetables, divisibility Term 5: Reflection and rotational symmetry, construction, quadrilaterals, nets, plans and elevations, prime factorisation, scatter graphs Term 6: Standard form, inequalities and equations, polygons, tessellation 8 Term 1: Averages, frequency polygons, distributions, bounds, straight line graphs and equations, simultaneous equations Term 2: Percentage change, indices, rearranging formulae, standard form, transformations Term 3: Probability and relative frequency, Pythagoras, expanding and factorising Term 4: Cumulative frequency, volumes of prisms and cylinders, quadratics Term 5: Trial and improvement, inequalities and constructions Term 6: Sequences, recurring decimals, loci, simultaneous equations 9 Term 1: Reverse percentage, trigonometry, quadratic equations, questionnaires Term 2: Probability tree diagrams, negative and fractional indices, transformations Term 3: Bearings, angles of elevation and depression, curved graphs Term 4: Parallel and perpendicular lines, direct and inverse proportion, volume and surface area Term 5: Circle theorems, similar shapes, areas and volumes, rearranging formulae Term 6: Arcs and sectors, trigonometric graphs, exponential growth and decay, 3d trigonometry and Pythagoras, cumulative frequency, compound measures

### Key Stage 4: Years 10 and 11

Board

Edexcel GCSE Mathematics (1MA1)

Outline of the Course

• Number: working with integers, fractions & decimals, order of operations, factors & multiples, powers & reciprocals, percentages, surds, standard form, units, estimation and limits of accuracy, indices.
• Algebra: algebraic manipulation, linear & quadratic equations, functions, graphs, simultaneous equations, inequalities, linear & quadratic sequences, algebraic fractions, proof, exponential functions, graph transformations, circle equations, iteration, area under a curve.
• Ratio & Proportion: compound units, direct & inverse proportion, growth & decay, scale factors, similar areas & volumes, percentage increase & decrease, rates of change.
• Geometry: coordinates, construction, similarity & congruence, angles in polygons, angles in parallel lines, circles, bearings, Pythagoras’ Theorem, trigonometry, sine & cosine rules, transformations, circle theorems, areas & volumes, vectors.
• Probability: listing outcomes, frequency trees & tree diagrams, relative frequency, Venn diagrams, independent and conditional probability, histograms.
• Statistics: sampling, distributions, working with grouped data, types of charts, comparing data sets, scatter graphs, averages and spread.

Assessment

 Type of Assessment Duration Weighting 1 Examination paper 1H (Non-calculator) 1 hour 30 minutes 33.3% (80 marks) 2 Examination paper 2H 1 hour 30 minutes 33.3% (80 marks) 3 Examination paper 3H 1 hour 30 minutes 33.3% (80 marks)