Maths Department Mission Statement:
To prepare pupils for today's technological society
To explore the many and exciting applications of mathematics
To support each pupil to reach her potential
Over the two years, the students will study the following:
During year 7 & 8 they will follow the Pearson Activelearn scheme of work.
The types of topics to be covered are:
Students will develop the following skills: (National curriculum)
Students will be assessed on a range of through cumulative testing each half term. These assessments are the basis of how they are set alongside teacher judgement from lessons.
GCSE (9 – 1)
Edexcel Higher, 1 MA1 linear
and OCR Foundation, J560 Linear
The scheme of work follows the Edexcel GCSE 9-1 specification over the course of 3 years.
GCSE Mathematics is a qualification which is a necessary entry requirement for many further education courses and employment opportunities.
GCSE Mathematics is an important stepping-stone for A-levels in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Psychology and Economics.
Success in Mathematics can lead to careers in many prominent fields including Medicine, Finance and Engineering.
The new GCSE specification involves greater mathematical rigour.
All students at KS4 are expected to continuously review and revise to meet these demands.
All students need to be prepared for every lesson with the appropriate scientific calculator and geometry set.
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