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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

2 x One hour

Summer Term

 

 

CAT 2

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

 

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