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NEWS, INFO & Activities

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Maths

Year 10 Maths

Exam Board: Edexcel

Final Assessments:  End of year 11

3 exams (1 hour 30 minutes. Each)

Foundation Tier grades 1-5 (1 non-calculator and 2 Calculator papers)

Higher Tier grades 4-9 (1 non-calculator and 2 Calculator papers)

What are we learning this term? Number, algebra, statistics, problem solving

Autumn Term:

  1. Calculations
  2. Rounding
  3. Indices
  4. Roots
  5. Factors and multiples
  6. Standard form
  7. Factorising
  8. Expanding brackets
  9. Solving equations
  1. Averages
  2. Representing data
  3. Interpreting data
  4. Scatter diagrams
  5. Ratio
  6. Proportion

Spring Term:

  1. Fractions
  2. Percentages
  3. Proportion
  4. Polygons
  5. Angles
  6. Pythagoras’ theorem
  7. Trigonometry
  8. Graphs (real-life)
  9. Linear graphs
  10. Coordinate geometry
  11. Quadratic, cubic and other graphs
  12. Perimeter, area and circles
  13. Volume
  14. Accuracy and bounds
  15. Transformations
  16. Construction
  17. Loci
  18. Bearing

Summer Term:

  1. Solving quadratic equations
  2. Solving simultaneous equations
  3. Solving inequalities
  4. Probability
  5. Expected frequencies
  6. Tree diagrams
  7. Venn diagrams
  8. Multiplicative reasoning
  9. Growth and decay models
  10. Compound interest
  11. Iterative processes
  12. Similarity
  13. Congruency
  14. Extended task/project
 

 

Year 11 Maths

Exam Board: Edexcel

Final Assessments:  End of year 11

3 exams (1 hour 30 minutes. Each)

Foundation Tier grades 1-5 (1 non-calculator and 2 Calculator papers)

Higher Tier grades 4-9 (1 non-calculator and 2 Calculator papers)

What are we learning this term? Number, algebra, statistics, problem solving

Autumn Term:

  1. Graphs of trigonometric functions
  2. Further trigonometry
  3. Collecting data
  4. Cumulative frequency, box plots and histograms
  5. Quadratics, expanding more than two brackets,
  6. Sketching graphs,
  7. Graphs of circles, cubes and quadratics
  8. Circle theorems
  9. Circle geometry

Spring:

  1. Changing the subject of formulae (more complex),
  2. Algebraic fractions,
  3. Solving equations arising from algebraic fractions, r
  4. Rationalising surds,
  5. Proofs
  6. Vectors and geometric proofs
  7. Reciprocal and exponential graphs
  8. Gradient and area under graphs
  9. Direct and inverse proportion
  10. Problem solving and reasoning focus

 Summer:

  1. Exam practice
  2. Revision techniques
  3. Use of model answers
  4. Use of exam reports
  5. Use of skill maps to identify gaps in knowledge
  6. Use of ICT to enhance learning
  7. Mocks
  8. GCSE exam

 

Useful websites

  1. mymaths.co.uk-lessons and homework tasks
  2. mrbartonmaths.com-investigations and exam practice
  3. examsolutions.net-exam practice
  4. mrhegartymaths.com-maths questions
  5. nrich.maths.org-extension work, reasoning tasks
  6. emaths.org.uk-extension work and reasoning tasks
  7. bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/maths-lessons and questions
  8. subtangent.com/maths/-problem solving
  9. interactivestuff.org/match/math.phtml
  10. braincells.co.uk-quizzes
  11. cimt.plymuth.ac.uk-lessons and worksheets
  12. waldomaths.com-extensions and general maths concepts
  13. mathsbank.co.uk-maths questions