The King's School Grantham

Isaac Newton's School

    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

    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

    Thursday lunchtime

    Junior House Maths Challenge

    February

    Junior Team Maths Challenge

    March

    Mentoring of Year 7 students  By invitation all year