The King's School Grantham

Isaac Newton's School

    Year 10 GCSE Mathematics Curriculum

    Key topics to be taught this year:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Further details about the topic

    1

    Revision of year 9 summer term. Changing the subject, functions, symmetry, translation, reflection, rotation, enlargement, units of measure, speed, density, pressure, compound measures. Iteration.

    http://qualifications.pearson.com/content/dam/pdf/GCSE/mathematics/2015/specification-and-sample-assesment/gcse-maths-2015-specification.pdf 

     

    2

    Factorising quadratics, difference of two squares, two way tables, pie charts, straight line graphs, curved graphs, simultaneous equations. Finding rules for sequences.

     

    http://qualifications.pearson.com/content/dam/pdf/GCSE/mathematics/2015/specification-and-sample-assesment/gcse-maths-2015-specification.pdf 

    Spring Term

    1

    Ratio, Indices, area, arcs and sectors, averages from grouped data, solving problems involving quadratics.

     

    http://qualifications.pearson.com/content/dam/pdf/GCSE/mathematics/2015/specification-and-sample-assesment/gcse-maths-2015-specification.pdf 

    2

    Direct proportion, Scales, constructions, Loci, Pythagoras, Trigonometry, vectors, recurring decimals, surds.

    Bk2 Review 1
    http://qualifications.pearson.com/content/dam/pdf/GCSE/mathematics/2015/specification-and-sample-assesment/gcse-maths-2015-specification.pdf
     

     

    Summer Term

    1

    Estimating powers and roots, angles in circles, proof of circle properties, Inverse proportion, Area under a graph, equations of motion.

    http://qualifications.pearson.com/content/dam/pdf/GCSE/mathematics/2015/specification-and-sample-assesment/gcse-maths-2015-specification.pdf 

     

    2

    Venn diagrams, probability trees, conditional probability, combination of transformations, congruent triangles, Plans and elevations, bearings, angles of elevation and depression, 3D-coordiates. Scatter graphs, trends sampling.

     

    Book 2 Review 2
    http://qualifications.pearson.com/content/dam/pdf/GCSE/mathematics/2015/specification-and-sample-assesment/gcse-maths-2015-specification.pdf
     

    Assessments:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Type of Assessment

    CAT 1

    Work listed above

    Test

    Spring Term

     

     

    CAT 2

    Work listed above 

    Test

    Summer Term

     

     

    CAT 3

    Higher GCSE

    End of year exam

    In addition to the above there is a weekly revision sheet reinforcing core skills.

    Main Resources:

    Resource

    Details 

    Term 

    Text books

    Essential Maths higher GCSE 4-9

    All

    Recommended reading

    Please see link on Maths home page

    All

    Recommended websites

    http://www.cimt.plymouth.ac.uk/

    http://www.mathsnetgcse.com/

    http://nrich.maths.org/frontpage

    All

    Equipment

    Pen, pencil, full geometry set and Casio scientific calculator

    All

    Enrichment opportunities:

    Activity

    Time

    Maths Challengers Club

    Friday lunchtime

    Intermediate Maths Challenge

    February

    Mentoring of year 8 students  By invitatation all year