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Year 9 Mathematics Curriculum

  Topic Further details about the topic
Autumn Term
1 Area, Perimeter and Volume, Sequences

Mathematics Enhancement Program

2 Algebraic Manipulation, Constructions and Loci, Graphs, Equations and Inequalities Mathematics Enhancement Program
Spring Term
1 Estimation and Approximation, Trigonometry, Cumulative Frequency, Quadratic Functions and Sampling Mathematics Enhancement Program
2 Triangles & Polygons, Drawing and Using Quadratic Graphs, Distributions and Averages, Fractions and Accuracy Mathematics Enhancement Program
Summer Term
1 Non calculator arithmetic, fractions, estimation, converting fractions and decimals, percentages, reverse percentages, compound interest. Pearson GCSE specification
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. Pearson GCSE specification

Assessment

  Topic Type of Assessment
CAT 1 GCSE grades 1 to 6 2 x 1 hour assessments
CAT 2 GCSE grades 1 to 6

End of Year Exam

1 hour non-calculator

1 hour Calculator

½ hour Speed Test 

Main Resources

Resource Details Term
Text books

MEP Books 9A and 9B

Essential Maths Higher GCSE 4-9

1-4

5-6

Recommended Reading Please see link on Maths home page  
Recommended websites

Mathematics Enhancement Program

http://www.mathsnetgcse.com/

http://nrich.maths.org/frontpage

All
Equipment Pen, pencil, full geometry set and Casio scientific calculator All

Enrichment opportunities

Activity or trip Day and time or term
Maths Challengers Club Thursday lunchtime
Junior Maths Challenge June
Junior House Maths Challenge February
Junior Team Maths Challenge March

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