## Key Stage 3

### Curriculum Overview

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

### Year 8

#### Term 1

Number and Algebra 1

• HCF and LCM
• Square numbers and square roots
• Prime factors
• Sequences 1
• Sequences 2
• Solving problems
• National Test questions
• Functional Maths – Blackpool tower

Geometry and Measures 1

• Parallel and perpendicular lines
• Measuring and drawing angles
• Calculating angles
• The geometric properties of quadrilaterals
• Constructions
• National Test questions

Statistics 1

• Probability
• Probability scales
• Collecting data for a frequency table
• Events
• Experimental probability
• National Test questions
• Functional Maths – Fun in the fairground

#### Term 2

Number 2

• Fractions and decimals
• Multiplying fractions
• Fractions and percentages
• Percentage increase and decrease
• Real-life problems
• National Test Questions
• Functional Maths – Going on Holiday

Algebra 2

• Algebraic shorthand
• Two rules of algebra
• Like terms and simplification
• Using algebra with shapes
• Expanding brackets
• National Test questions

#### Term 3

Geometry and Measures 2

• Perimeter and area of rectangles
• Perimeter and area of compound shapes
• Surface area of cubes and cuboids
• Converting one metric unit to another
• National test questions

Algebra 3

• Linear functions
• Finding a function from its inputs and outputs
• Graphs from functions
• Rules with coordinates
• Distance time graphs
• National Test questions
• Functional Maths  – M25

Number 3

• Powers of 10
• Large numbers
• Estimations
• Efficient calculations
• Long multiplication and long division
• National test questions

Functional Maths – Taxes

#### Term 4

Geometry and Measures 2

• Congruent shapes
• Combinations of transformations
• Reflections in two mirror lines
• Shape and ratio
• National test questions

Algebra 4

• Puzzle mappings
• More puzzle mappings
• Solving equations
• Substituting into expressions
• Substitution into formulae
• Creating your own expressions and formulae
• National Test questions

#### Term 5

Statistics 2

• Information from charts
• Circular bar charts
• Pie charts and percentages
• Information from other diagrams
• National Test questions

Number 4

• Fractions
• Order of operations
• Multiplying decimals
• Dividing decimals
• National Test Questions
• Functional Maths – Shopping for bargains

Algebra 5

• Expansion of brackets
• Solving equations
• Constructing equations to solve problems
• Lines and equations
• Real-life graphs
• National test questions
• Functional Maths – Train timetable

#### Term 6

Solving problems

• Number and measures
• Using words and diagrams to solve problems
• Logical solutions and best value
• Proportion
• Ratio
• National Test questions

Geometry and Measures 4

• Plans and elevations
• Scale drawings
• Coordinates in all four quadrants
• Constructing triangles
• Bearings
• A cube investigations
• National Test questions
• Functional Maths – Photographs

Statistics 3

• Frequency tables
• The median
• Drawing frequency diagrams
• Comparing data
• Which average to use?
• Experimental and theoretical probability
• National test questions
• Functional Maths – Questionnaire

### Year 9

#### Term 1

Algebra 1 & 2

• Sequences
• Sequences from patterns
• The nth term of a sequence
• Combined functions and mappings
• Graphs of functions
• National Test questions
• Functional Maths – Mobile phone tariffs

Number 1

• Ordering whole numbers and decimals
• Whole numbers and fractions
• Ratio
• Direct proportion
• Inverse proportion
• National Test questions
• Functional Maths – The London Olympics 2012

Algebra 3

• Formulae
• Inverse flow diagrams
• Doing the same thing to both sides
• Constructing equations with unknown quantities on both sides
• Problems involving straight-line graphs
• National Test questions

#### 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
• Squirrels

Mobile Shop

### Year 8

Number and Algebra 1

• HCF and LCM
• Square numbers and square roots
• Prime factors
• Sequences 1
• Sequences 2
• Solving problems
• National Test questions
• Functional Maths – Blackpool tower

Geometry and Measures 1

• Parallel and perpendicular lines
• Measuring and drawing angles
• Calculating angles
• The geometric properties of quadrilaterals
• Constructions
• National Test questions

Statistics 1

• Probability
• Probability scales
• Collecting data for a frequency table
• Events
• Experimental probability
• National Test questions
• Functional Maths – Fun in the fairground

Number 2

• Fractions and decimals
• Multiplying fractions
• Fractions and percentages
• Percentage increase and decrease
• Real-life problems
• National Test Questions
• Functional Maths – Going on Holiday

Algebra 2

• Algebraic shorthand
• Two rules of algebra
• Like terms and simplification
• Using algebra with shapes
• Expanding brackets
• National Test questions

Geometry and Measures 2

• Perimeter and area of rectangles
• Perimeter and area of compound shapes
• Surface area of cubes and cuboids
• Converting one metric unit to another
• National test questions

Algebra 3

• Linear functions
• Finding a function from its inputs and outputs
• Graphs from functions
• Rules with coordinates
• Distance time graphs
• National Test questions
• Functional Maths  – M25

Number 3

• Powers of 10
• Large numbers
• Estimations
• Efficient calculations
• Long multiplication and long division
• National test questions
• Functional Maths – Taxes