The King's School Grantham

Isaac Newton's School

    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