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What Will I Learn?

Link to SOW – Pi/Theta/Delta


How Will I Be Assessed?

Regular homework and classwork will inform understanding and progress.

End of unit tests: (X2) per half term. Students will be given clear feedback on progress; strengths and weaknesses will be identified and guidance given on how to improve weaker skills.

Half termly assessment: Students will be given clear feedback on progress; strengths and weaknesses will be identified and guidance given on how to improve weaker skills.

Termly assessment : Students will be given clear feedback on progress; strengths and weaknesses will be identified and guidance given on how to improve weaker skills.

Assessments will be used to inform reporting to parents as well as informing group changes.


What Different Types of Activities Will I Do Over Time to Help Me Learn?
  • Problem Solving
  • Investigations
  • Practical activities
  • Interactive tasks linked to relevant websites
  • Pair/group work
  • Peer assessment
  • Self- reflection
  • Independent study linked to recommended websites eg Active Learn.

How Will This Help Me to Progress to the Next Year or Key Stage?

Natural progression through key skills at KS3 will lead to further progression at KS4.

What Will I Learn?

Link to SOW – Pi/Theta/Delta


How Will I Be Assessed?

Regular homework and classwork will inform understanding and progress.

End of unit tests: (X2) per half term. Students will be given clear feedback on progress; strengths and weaknesses will be identified and guidance given on how to improve weaker skills.

Half termly assessment: Students will be given clear feedback on progress; strengths and weaknesses will be identified and guidance given on how to improve weaker skills.

Termly assessment : Students will be given clear feedback on progress; strengths and weaknesses will be identified and guidance given on how to improve weaker skills.

Assessments will be used to inform reporting to parents as well as informing group changes.


What Different Types of Activities Will I Do Over Time to Help Me Learn?
  • Problem Solving
  • Investigations
  • Practical activities
  • Interactive tasks linked to relevant websites
  • Pair/group work
  • Peer assessment
  • Self- reflection
  • Independent study linked to recommended websites eg Active Learn.

How Will This Help Me to Progress to the Next Year or Key Stage?

Natural progression through key skills at KS3 will lead to further progression at KS4.

What Will I Learn?

Year 1 of a 3 year GCSE programme of study.

Exam Board – Edexcel

Link to specification – Foundation / Higher tier


How Will I Be Assessed?

Regular homework and classwork will inform understanding and progress.

End of unit tests: (X3) per term. Students will be given clear feedback on progress; strengths and weaknesses will be identified and guidance given on how to improve weaker skills.

Termly assessment : Students will be given clear feedback on progress; strengths and weaknesses will be identified and guidance given on how to improve weaker skills.


What Different Types of Activities Will I Do Over Time to Help Me Learn?
  • Problem Solving
  • Investigations
  • Practical activities
  • Interactive tasks linked to relevant websites
  • Pair/group work
  • Peer assessment
  • Self- reflection
  • Independent study linked to recommended websites e.g. PiXl, Maths Genie
  • Extended answer questions to promote application of knowledge and skills

How Will This Help Me to Progress to the Next Year or Key Stage?

Natural progression through key skills will help promote understanding and lead to further progression in Year 10.

What Will I Learn?

Year 2 of a 3 year GCSE programme of study.

Exam Board – Edexcel

Link to specification – Foundation / Higher tier


How Will I Be Assessed?

Regular homework and classwork will inform understanding and progress.

End of unit tests: (X3) per term. Students will be given clear feedback on progress; strengths and weaknesses will be identified and guidance given on how to improve weaker skills.

Termly assessment : All students will sit a practise PPE exam paper at the end of each term.

Students will be given clear feedback on progress; strengths and weaknesses will be identified by a question level analysis and guidance given on how to improve weaker skills.


What Different Types of Activities Will I Do Over Time to Help Me Learn?
  • Problem Solving
  • Investigations
  • Practical activities
  • Interactive tasks linked to relevant websites
  • Pair/group work
  • Peer assessment
  • Self- reflection
  • Independent study linked to recommended websites e.g. PiXl, Maths Genie
  • Extended answer questions to promote application of knowledge and skills
  • Modelled GCSE questions.

How Will This Help Me to Progress to the Next Year or Key Stage?

Success at key stage 4 will lead naturally to A level Mathematics and Further Mathematics.

Success at Key Stage 4 will enable students to access mathematics required in other subject courses at Key Stage 5.
Mathematics A Level is essential for students who wish to read a degree in mathematics, engineering or physical sciences, and it is considered desirable for many other courses, including areas of business management and computer science.
A Level mathematics is a very useful qualification for those who choose to go straight into employment after A Levels.

What Will I Learn?

Year 3 of a 3 year GCSE programme of study.

Exam Board – Edexcel

Link to specification – Foundation / Higher tier


How Will I Be Assessed?

Regular homework and classwork will inform understanding and progress.

End of unit tests will continue into term 1. Students will be given clear feedback on progress; strengths and weaknesses will be identified and guidance given on how to improve weaker skills.

Students will sit a PPE in November of Year 11 and a second PPE in February / March of Year 11. Students will be given clear feedback on progress; strengths and weaknesses will be identified by a question level analysis and guidance given on how to improve weaker skills.

In the interim students will sit practise papers at regular intervals to monitor progress and continue the process of identifying strengths and weaknesses.
All students will sit their GCSE examination at the end of Year 11: Paper 1 – Non calculator, paper 2 and 3 – calculator. Students will be entered for either the Foundation tier or the Higher tier examination.


What Different Types of Activities Will I Do Over Time to Help Me Learn?
  • Problem Solving
  • Investigations
  • Practical activities
  • Interactive tasks linked to relevant websites
  • Pair/group work
  • Peer assessment
  • Self- reflection
  • Independent study linked to recommended websites e.g. PiXl, Maths Genie
  • Extended answer questions to promote application of knowledge and skills
  • Modelled GCSE questions.
  • Practise exam techniques in response to question types.
  • Use grade specific intervention materials to secure understanding of topics.
  • Attend targeted revision sessions.

How Will This Help Me to Progress to the Next Year or Key Stage?

Success at key stage 4 will lead naturally to A level Mathematics and Further Mathematics.

Success at Key Stage 4 will enable students to access mathematics required in other subject courses at Key Stage 5.
Mathematics A Level is essential for students who wish to read a degree in mathematics, engineering or physical sciences, and it is considered desirable for many other courses, including areas of business management and computer science.
A Level mathematics is a very useful qualification for those who choose to go straight into employment after A Levels.