Year 9 Mathematics Curriculum

Key topics to be taught this year:

 Autumn Term Topic Further details about the topic 1 Area, Perimeter and Volume, Sequences http://www.cimt.plymouth.ac.uk/ 2 Algebraic Manipulation, Constructions and Loci, Graphs, Equations and Inequalities http://www.cimt.plymouth.ac.uk/ Spring Term 1 Estimation and Approximation, Trigonometry, Cumulative Frequency, Quadratic Functions and Sampling http://www.cimt.plymouth.ac.uk/ 2 Triangles & Polygons, Drawing and Using Quadratic Graphs, Distributions and Averages, Fractions and Accuracy http://www.cimt.plymouth.ac.uk/ Summer Term 1 Non calculator arithmetic, fractions, estimation, converting fractions and decimals, percentages, reverse percentages, compound interest. http://qualifications.pearson.com/content/dam/pdf/GCSE/mathematics/2015/specification-and-sample-assesment/gcse-maths-2015-specification.pdf 2 Finding angles, parallel lines, polygons, angle proof, substitution, factorising, HCF, LCM, standard form, upper and lower bounds, truncation of numbers, linear equations, relative frequency, probability, expectation, listing outcomes. 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 GCSE grades 1 to 6 One hour Spring Term CAT 2 GCSE grades 1 to 6 One hour Summer Term CAT 3 GCSE grades 1 to 6 End of Year Exam 1 hour non-calculator 1 hour Calculator ½ hour Speed Test

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

Main Resources:

 Resource Details Term Text books MEP Books 9A and 9B Essential Maths Higher GCSE 4-9 1,2,3,4 5,6 Recommended reading Please see link on Maths home page All Recommended websites All Equipment Pen, pencil, full geometry set and Casio scientific calculator All

Enrichment opportunities:

 Activity Time Maths Challengers Club Thursday lunchtime Junior House Maths Challenge February Junior Team Maths Challenge March Mentoring of Year 7 students By invitation all year