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Year 10 GCSE Mathematics Curriculum

Key topics to be taught this year:

Autumn Term

Topic

1

S14 – Algebra 2

6B – Changing the subject

S15 – Number 2

2E – Ratio

2F - Indices

S16 – Statistics 3

14C – Cumulative Frequency

14D – Box plots

S17 – Algebra 1

4D – Factorising quadratics

4E – Difference of two squares

4F – Solving quadratic equations by factorising

Test 3: S14 – S17

 

     

 

2

S18 – Algebra 2

6E – Straight line graphs

6F – Curved graphs, turning points and intercepts

6G – Real life graphs

6H – Gradient – rate of change

6I – y = mx + c

S19 – Geometry 4

13A – Area (non trig)

13B – Arcs and sectors of circles (non trig)

S20 – Algebra 3

12A – Straight line graphs

12B – Simultaneous equations 1

12C – Finding rules for sequence (to page 393)

S21 – Number 3

5D – Direct proportion

Test 4: S18 – S21

 

1

S22 – Algebra 1

4G – Solving problems leading to quadratics

4H – Use your maths! Which tent?

S23 – Geometry 5

17A – Map scales

17B – Constructions with ruler and compasses

17C - Locus

S24 – Number 1

1E – Recurring decimals

1F – Surds

1G – Use your maths! Mobile phones

S25 – Geometry 3

10C – Pythagoras theorem

10D – Trigonometry

10E – Vectors

10F – Use your maths! Sand for the park

Test 5: S22 - S25

 

2

S26 – Statistics 2

11C - Scatter graphs

11D - Trends

11E - Sampling

11F – Use your maths! Maximising and minimising

S27 – Number 2

2G – Estimating powers and roots

2H – Use your maths! Holidays

S28 – Algebra 2

6J – Areas under graphs

6K – Distance/time, velocity/time graphs

6L – Equations of motion

6M – Use your maths! Hidden car costs

 

1

Revision

Year 10 Exam

S29 – Geometry 6

18C – Angles of elevation and depression

18D – 3D co-ordinates

S30 – Unit 15

Watch your money 2 – income tax, council tax

Test 6: S26 - S30

 

2

S31 - Geometry 2

9G – Congruent triangles

9H – Use your maths! Student finance

S32 – Algebra 1

5E – Inverse proportion

5F – Use your maths! Trim it

S33 – Statistics 4

14E - Histograms

14F – Comparing sets of data

14G – Use your maths! Spruce it up

S34 – Geometry 4

13A – Area (trig applications)

13B – Arcs and sectors of circles (trig applications)

S35 – Algebra 4

16A - Inequalities

Test 7: S31 - S35

 

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

Day and time or term

Maths Challengers Club

Friday lunchtime

Intermediate Maths Challenge

February

Mentoring of Year 8 students

By invitation

 

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