Mathematics
Head of Department: Miss S King
Dept Office:
Email: sking@holytrinitycrawley.org.uk
Staff Team:
Miss C Lawley
Miss K Ray
Mr G Telfer
Mrs A Bujor
Miss B Castel
Mrs V Coote
Mrs L Johnson
Mrs A MacDonald
Ms A Ousalem
Miss S Ramsey
Mrs V Humphrey
Scroll down for Curriculum Details for each year group.
Maths Year 7
What is the Aim of the Year?
The Year 7 Mathematics curriculum is designed to further develop your understanding of mathematics, preparing you to tackle GCSE Mathematics in Years 10 & 11. Throughout the year you will be appropriately challenged in your understanding of the various concepts that are introduced and in how you apply mathematics to solve problems. The Mathematics Curriculum will be differentiated to meet the needs of all students, whilst following a similar curriculum in terms of the topics studied.
What are the Big Ideas?
Content Fluency – develop fluent knowledge, skills and understanding of mathematical methods and concepts.
Problem solving – acquire, select and apply mathematical techniques to solve problems.
Mathematical Reasoning – reason mathematically, make deductions and inferences and draw conclusions.
Mathematical Communication – comprehend, interpret and communicate mathematical information in a variety of forms, appropriate to the information and context.
What will I Do?
Term 1: Place Value, Calculations, Algebraic Manipulation, Number Properties,
Term 2: Coordinates & Graphs, Data Handling, Transformations, Solving Equations, Mensuration
Term 3: Proportional Reasoning, Constructions, Sequences, Geometry, Probability, Measures, Applied Data Handling
Assessment
Throughout the year you will be assessed in a number of ways, which include;
  An initial baseline test
  Regular Topic Tests that will enable you to see whether you are able to demonstrate the ideas that you have recently covered in lesson, with an emphasis on formative feedback rather than grades, the topic tests are designed to probe the students’ development of the Big Ideas.
  Periodic assessments, 3 across the year, approximately every 8 weeks
Assessment 1 (Autumn 2) 
Assessment 2 (Spring 1) 
Assessment 3 (Spring 2) 
Fractions Place Value Calculations 
Algebraic Manipulation Number Properties Coordinates & Graphs

Statistical Skills Transformations Equations Mensuration 
  An end of year examination during the whole school assessment week for Year 7, covering the following topics.
Number 
Algebra 
Shape & Space 
Data Handling 
Calculations with whole numbers, decimals and fractions. 
Collecting like terms 
Perimeter and Area of 2D shapes 
Probability 
Rounding 
Substitution 
Volume of a cuboid 
Interpreting and constructing pie charts 
Multiplication facts 
Sequences – describing and continuing 
Shape names 
Interpreting types of chart and table including pictograms 
Number properties – factors, multiples, primes etc 
Expressions 
Types of angle 
Calculating the three average and range 
Converting between fractions, decimals, percentages and mixed numbers 

Angle rules 

Percentage of an amount 

Nets of 3D solids 

Using indices 

Tessellation 

Expressing one amount as a percentage of another 



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Maths Year 8
What is the Aim of the Year?
The Year 8 Mathematics curriculum is designed to further develop your understanding of mathematics, preparing you to tackle GCSE Mathematics in Years 10 & 11. Throughout the year you will be appropriately challenged in your understanding of the various concepts that are introduced and in how you apply mathematics to solve problems. The Mathematics Curriculum will be differentiated to meet the needs of all students, whilst following a similar curriculum in terms of the topics studied.
What are the Big Ideas?
Content Fluency – develop fluent knowledge, skills and understanding of mathematical methods and concepts.
Problem solving – acquire, select and apply mathematical techniques to solve problems.
Mathematical Reasoning – reason mathematically, make deductions and inferences and draw conclusions.
Mathematical Communication – comprehend, interpret and communicate mathematical information in a variety of forms, appropriate to the information and context.
What will I Do?
Term 1: Number Properties, Calculations, Algebraic Manipulation, Place Value, Data Handling,
Term 2: Sequences, Constructions, Coordinates & Graphs, Solving Equations, Mensuration,
Term 3: Transformations, Proportional Reasoning, Probability, Measures, Geometry
Assessment
Throughout the year you will be assessed in a number of ways, which include;
  Regular Topic Tests that will enable you to see whether you are able to demonstrate the ideas that you have recently covered in lesson, with an emphasis on formative feedback rather than grades, the topic tests are designed to probe the students’ development of the Big Ideas.
  Periodic assessments, 3 across the year, approximately every 8 weeks
Assessment 1 (Autumn 1) 
Assessment 2 (Spring 1) 
Assessment 3 (Summer 1) 
Number Properties Calculations 
Algebraic Manipulation Place Value Statistical Skills Sequences 
Constructions Solving equations Mensuration Coordinates & Graphs 
  An end of year examination during the whole school assessment week for Year 8.
Number 
Algebra 
Shape & Space 
Data Handling 
Fractions, Decimals & Percentages 
Solving equations 
Perimeter and Area of 2D shapes 
Probability 
Ratio & Proportion 
Simplifying expressions & expanding brackets 
Volume and surface area of cuboids & prisms 
Interpreting and constructing pie charts 
Number properties 
Sequences 
Shape names 
Interpreting types of chart and table including pictograms 

Using formulae 
Types of angle 
Calculating the three average and range, including from a table 

Straight line graphs 
Angle rules 
Interpreting 2way tables 

Distance time graphs 


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Maths Year 9
What is the Aim of the Year?
The Year 9 Mathematics curriculum is designed to further develop your understanding of mathematics, preparing you to tackle GCSE Mathematics in Years 10 & 11. Throughout the year you will be appropriately challenged in your understanding of the various concepts that are introduced and in how you apply mathematics to solve problems. The Mathematics Curriculum will be differentiated to meet the needs of all students, whilst following a similar curriculum in terms of the topics studied.
What are the Big Ideas?
Content Fluency – develop fluent knowledge, skills and understanding of mathematical methods and concepts.
Problem solving – acquire, select and apply mathematical techniques to solve problems.
Mathematical Reasoning – reason mathematically, make deductions and inferences and draw conclusions.
Mathematical Communication – comprehend, interpret and communicate mathematical information in a variety of forms, appropriate to the information and context.
What will I Do?
Term 1: Calculations, Place Value, Number Properties, Algebraic Manipulation, Statistical Skills, Mensuration
Term 2: Mensuration, Solving Equations, Proportional Reasoning, Transformations, Sequences,
Term 3: Measures, Geometry, Constructions, Probability, Coordinates & Graphs
Assessment
Throughout the year you will be assessed in a number of ways, which include;
  Regular Topic Tests that will enable you to see whether you are able to demonstrate the ideas that you have recently covered in lesson, with an emphasis on formative feedback rather than grades, the topic tests are designed to probe the students’ development of the Big Ideas.
  Periodic assessments, 3 across the year, approximately every 8 weeks, one of which is undertaken during the Year 9 exam week in the School Hall
Assessment 1 (Autumn 2) 
Assessment 2 (Spring 1) 
Assessment 3 (Spring 2) 
Calculations Number Properties Place Value 
Algebraic Manipulation Statistical Skills Mensuration 
Solving Equations Proportional Reasoning Transformations Sequences 
  An end of year examination during the core subjects assessment week for Year 9 in June.
Number 
Algebra 
Shape & Space 
Data Handling 
Fractions, Decimals & Percentages 
Solving equations, simultaneous equations & quadratic equations 
Perimeter and Area of 2D shapes 
Probability 
Ratio & Proportion 
Simplifying expressions & expanding brackets 
Volume and surface area of cuboids, prisms and other standard solids 
Interpreting & Constructing types of chart and table. 
Number properties 
Sequences 
Shape names 
Calculating the three average and range, including from a table 
Standard Form & Indices 
Using formulae & rearranging them 
Angle rules 
Interpreting 2way tables 

Straight line, quadratic, cubic and reciprocal graphs 
Congruent Shapes 


Real life graphs 
Pythagoras’ Theorem & Trigonometry 

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GCSE Mathematics Year 10 and 11 AQA Code 8300
What is the Aim of the Course?
We aim to provide a broad, coherent, satisfying and worthwhile course of study. They will be encouraged to develop confidence in mathematics, and a positive attitude towards all aspects of mathematics, and to recognise the importance of mathematics in their own lives.
It should enable students to:
 Show a good knowledge, skills and understanding of mathematical methods and ideas
 Be able to, select appropriate mathematical techniques and apply them when problems solving
 Reason mathematically, make deductions and inferences and draw conclusions
 Understand and use mathematical information in a variety of forms and be able to communicate and reason.
Exam Assessment Details
 GCSE Mathematics has a Foundation tier (grades 1 – 5) and a Higher tier (grades 4 – 9).
 The exam is three papers at the end of year 11. One noncalculator and two calculator.
 The exam is a mix of question styles, from short single mark questions to multistep problems. All content can be assessed on any of the three question papers. As such, some questions will draw together elements of maths from different topic areas.
What will I Do?
Topics in italics are higher paper only
Year 10:
Term 1:
 Basic number Factors and multiples
 Angles Scale diagrams and Bearings
 Basic Algebra
 Fractions and Decimals
 Coordinates and linear graphs
 Rounding
 Collecting and representing data
 Sequences
 Algebraic Fractions
Term 2:
 Basic Percentage
 Perimeter and Area
 Indices
 Standard Form
 Circumference and area
 Measures
 Real life graphs
 Properties of polygons
 Surds
 Numerical methods
Term 3:
 Congruence and similarity
 Equations
 Transformations
 Pythagoras’ Trigonometry
 Basic probability
 Algebra, quadratics, rearranging formulae and identities
 Ratio and proportion
 Gradients and rates of change
Year 11:
Term 1:
 Statistical measures
 scatter graphs
 2D representations of 3D shapes
 Constructions and loci
 Probability
 Calculating with percentages
 Volume
 Further equations and graphs
 Simultaneous equations
 Pre Calculus and areas under a curve
 Sine and Cosine rule
Term 2:
 Inequalities
 Vectors
 Direct and inverse proportion
 Sketching graphs
 Growth and decay
 Circle Theorems
 Transforming functions
 Equations of circles
Term 3:
 Past Papers
 Revision
Internal Assessments
There will be regular assessments throughout the two years to allow progress to be reviewed. The assessments will be based on exam style questions focusing on the previous topics that have been taught.
Year 10
Assessment 1 (Autumn 2) 
Assessment 2 (Spring 1) 
Assessment 3 (Spring 2) 
Assessment 4 (Summer 1) 
Basic number Factors and multiples Angles Scale diagrams and Bearings Basic Algebra Fractions and Decimals Coordinates and linear graphs Algebraic Fractions 
Rounding Collecting and representing data Sequences Basic Percentage Perimeter and Area

Indices Standard Form Circumference and area Measures Real life graphs Surds Numerical methods

Properties of polygons Congruence and similarity Equations Transformations Gradients and rates of change

Year 11
Assessment 1 (Autumn 1) 
Assessment 2 (Spring 1) 
Assessment 3 (Spring 2) 
Statistical measures scatter graphs 2D representations of 3D shapes Constructions and loci Probability Pre Calculus and areas under a curve 
Calculating with percentages Volume Further equations and graphs Simultaneous equations Sine and Cosine rule Inequalities 
Vectors Direct and inverse proportion Sketching graphs Growth and decay Circle Theorems Transforming functions Equations of circles 
There will also be a year 10 exam in Summer 1  after half term
Number 
Algebra 
Shape & Space 
Data Handling 
Basic Number Factors and Multiples 
Basic Algebra 
Circumference and Area 
Collecting and representing data 
Fractions and Decimals 
Real life graphs 
Angles, Scale Diagrams and Bearings 
Basic Probability 
Rounding 
Sequences 
Perimeter and Area 

Basic Percentages 
Equations 
Properties of Polygons 

Indices 
Algebra, quadratics, rearranging formulae and identities 
Congruence and similarity 

Standard Form 
Coordinates and linear graphs 
Transformations 

In year 11 there will be a mock in November and March. This will be using a past paper, so will cover all GCSE topics.
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Course Specification/ Syllabus
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Maths Watch – Mathematical videos including examples