The King's School Grantham

Isaac Newton's School

    Year 11 GCSE Mathematics Curriculum

    Key topics to be taught this year:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Further details about the topic

    1

    Quadratic sequences, completing the square, quadratic formula, simultaneous equations. Geometry involving trigonometry, /spheres pyramids and cones, surface area. Cumulative frequency, box plots, inequalities.

    Book 2 Review 4

    2

    Trig graphs, solving trig equations, transformation of graphs, equation of a circle, exponential functions, graphical solution of equations, similar shapes, Histograms, comparing data. 

    Book 2 Review 5

     

    Revision for Year 11 Mock Exams

    J567 Non-Calc and Calc papers

    Spring Term

     

     

    1

    Algebraic fractions, Equations with Fractions, Sine and cosine Rule, Trigonometry in 3D, Algebraic proof.

     

    2

    Revision

    N/A

    Summer Term

     

     

    1

    Revision

    N/A

    2

    N/A

    N/A

    Assessments:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Type of Assessment

    CAT 1

    Work listed above

    Test

    CAT 2

    Mock Exam GCSE Calc and Non-Calc papers

    Test

    Spring Term

     

     

    CAT 3

    Work listed above

    Test

    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

     

    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

    F1 Simulation

    Wednesday Lunchtime

    Intermediate Maths Challenge

    February

    Mentoring Year 9 students By invitation all year