## Key Stage 3

### Curriculum Overview

Key stage 3 Maths curriculum is broken down into six half term blocks per year.

### Year 8

#### Term 2

Geometry and Measures 1

• Alternate and corresponding angles
• Angles of a triangle
• Interior angles of polygons
• Tessellations and regular polygons
• Constructions
• The circle and its parts
• National Test questions
• Functional Maths – Garden design

Statistics 1

• Pie charts
• Interpreting graphs and diagrams
• Two-way tables
• Drawing and using frequency diagrams
• Statistical investigations
• National Test questions
• Functional Maths – Rainforest deforestation

Geometry and Measures 2

• Area of a triangle
• Area of a parallelogram
• Volume of a cuboid
• Imperial units
• Finding the mid-point of a line segment
• National Test questions
• Functional Maths – Athletics stadium

#### Term 3

Number 2

• Powers of 10
• Rounding
• Multiplying decimals
• Dividing decimals
• Efficient use of calculators
• Solving problems
• National Test questions
• Functional Maths – Paper

Algebra 4

• LCM and HCF
• Powers and roots
• Prime factors
• Graphs and equations of the form y = mx + c
• National Test questions
• Functional Maths – Packages

Statistics 2

• Combinations
• Calculations probabilities
• Estimates of probability
• National Test questions
• Functional Maths – Class test

#### Term 4

Geometry and Measures 3

• Enlargements
• Circumference of a circle
• Using scale drawings
• National test questions
• Functional Maths – Map reading

Algebra 5

• Like terms
• Expanding brackets
• Expand and simplify
• Graphs from functions
• National Test questions
• Functional Maths – Trip to Rome

Solving Problems and Revision

• Number 1 – Fractions, decimals and percentages
• Number 2 – The four rules, ratios and directed numbers
• Algebra 1 – Basic rules and solving linear equations
• Algebra 2 – Graphs
• Geometry and Measures

Statistics

#### Term 5

Statistics 3 and Revision

• Statistical techniques
• A handling data project

Geometry and Measures 4 and Revision

• Geometry and Measure revision
• Geometry and Measures investigations
• Symmetry revision
• Symmetry investigations

Statistics 4 and Revision

• Revision of probability
• A probability investigation

#### Term 6

GCSE Preparation

• BODMAS
• Adding and subtracting negative numbers
• Multiples, factors and prime numbers
• Squares, square roots and powers
• Decimals in context: addition and subtraction
• Decimals in context: multiplication and division
• Long multiplication
• Long division
• Long multiplication and division in real-life problems
• GCSE past-paper questions

Functional Maths Practice

• The Eden Project