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Maths

Key Stage 2

Course Content

At Key Stage 2 the Maths Department follows the National Curriculum levels up to levels 6+.  We believe the curriculum is demanding and allows students to develop their formal skills base; as well as giving them the ability to apply and solve problems confidently.

Year 5

In Year 5 students follow the National Curriculum studying number, measurement, geometry and statistics.  The level at which the students are taught is closely matched to their termly teacher assessments consolidating and extending learning where applicable.  

Year 5 Maths Curriculum

In Year 6 students build upon and extend their range of maths skills. They follow the National Curriculum studying number, algebra, measurement, geometry and statistics.  The students then sit their KS2 SATS tests in May, after which they start the KS3 programme of study. 

Year 6 Maths Curriculum

 

Target Setting and Assessment

In Key Stage 2 pupils are grouped according to ability.  Pupils sit a half-termly test so that individual targets can be set.

The More Able

In the classroom, work is differentiated to make sure that all students are appropriately supported and challenged. We have a wide range of resources available to enable us to do this.

Support

Support is provided and targeted at the students in line with their ability as reflected in which set they have been placed in individuals and small groups.  We also offer Booster Lessons for pupils identified as needing extra help.

Key Stage 3

Course Content

At Key Stage 3 the Maths Department follows the National Curriculum levels up to levels 8+, We believe the curriculum is demanding and allows students to develop their formal skills base; as well as giving them the ability to apply and solve problems confidently.

Year 7

In Year 7 students follow the National Curriculum studying Number, Algebra. Geometry and Statistics.  The level at which the students are taught is closely matched to their Key Stage 2 teacher assessment consolidating and extending where applicable.

Year 7 Maths Curriculum

Year 8

In Year 8 students build upon and extend their range of maths skills particularly those connected to algebra. In particular, students are expected to know how to manipulate algebra and form and solve equation in preparation for the demands of Year 9 and Key Stage 4.

Year 8 Maths Curriculum

Year 9

In Year 9 students are preparing for more formal examinations as they move on to Key Stage 4 GCSE courses. They are expected to revise their basic skills weekly and revise independently for termly assessment. As their confidence in their skills improves they are expected to be able to solve and master more complex and multi-step problems.

Year 9+ GCSE Maths Routes

Year 9 Maths Curriculum - Foundation

Year 9 Maths Curriculum - Higher

 GCSE Maths Foundation three year route

AQA GCSE Maths Higher three year route

 

In Key Stage 3 pupils are grouped according to ability. Pupils sit a termly test so that individual targets can be set.

The More Able

In the classroom, work is differentiated to make sure that all students are appropriately supported and challenged.  We have a wide range of resources available to enable us to do this.

Support

Support is provided and targeted at the students in line with their ability as reflected in which set they have been placed in individuals and small groups.  We also offer Booster Lessons for pupils identified as needing extra help.

Key Stage 4

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