Important Messages: The school is now closed for half term. School returns on 31st October for years 11, 12 and 13. All other years return on the 4th November.
Year 7 Curriculum Information - Maths
Subject outline

Year 7 students will consolidate key skills and lay important foundations for GCSE study. It is important that students practise their numeracy and mental arithmetic as well as recall key skills efficiently and effectively.

Students will also have opportunities to apply the skills they have learnt and develop their reasoning skills through regular exposure to real-life problem solving activities. Students have four 50 minute lessons per week.

Topics covered in the Autumn term
Pi (Set 3) Theta (Set 2) Delta (Set 1)
  • Data
  • Number
  • Expressions, Functions and Formulae
  • Graphs
  • Data
  • Number Skills
  • Expressions, Functions and Formulae
  • Decimals and measures
  • Data
  • Number Skills
  • Expressions, Functions and Formulae
  • Fractions
Topics Covered in the Spring Term
Pi (Set 3) Theta (Set 2) Delta (Set 1)
  • Factors and multiples
  • Decimals and measures
  • Angles and lines
  • Fractions
  • Probability
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Angles and shapes
  • Decimals
  • Equations
Topics Covered in the Summer Term
Pi (Set 3) Theta (Set 2) Delta (Set 1)
  • Measuring and Shapes
  • Fractions, Decimals and Percentages
  • Transformations
  • Lines and angles
  • Sequences and graphs
  • Transformations
  • Multiplicative reasoning
  • Perimete, Area and Volume
  • Sequence and Graphs
Assessment
  • Students will sit half-termly assessments in addition to ongoing class assessments. They will be given detailed feedback on their areas of strength from that half-term and identify topics they need to spend more time on.
  • Students will also sit an end of year exam that covers all previous material
Special Requirements/Equipment
  • Scientific calculator
  • Protractor
  • Compasses
  • Ruler
Home Learning

Students will get 2 pieces of home learning per week

Useful Websites
MyMaths
Setting

All maths classes are set according to ability. This allows the teacher and department to set work which is appropriate for each student within a class. We want to stretch, support and challenge all of our students.

Students will have the opportunity to move sets throughout the year in order to match their progress and performance. In Year 7 there are six maths sets, three in each of Blue and Red Band. 7maB1, 7maB2, 7maR1, 7maR2, 7maR3.

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