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High School

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Mathematics




KS3

·       Teaching staff = Mrs Preston, Mrs Mulholland, Miss McCullough, Mr Neill, Mr Bennett, Mr Whiteside & Mr Baines.

·       Teaching time = 3 hours per week.

·       Locations = M4, R9, R5, M6, M5 & R4.

 

 

Year 8 topics:

 

·       Number and Algebra topics such as order of operations, percentages, ratio, simplifying expressions and solving equations.

·       Geometry and Measures topics such as perimeter, area, volume, and angles.

·       Handling Data topics such as representing data, calculating mode, median, mean and range.

 

Year 9 topics:

 

·       Number and Algebra topics such as prime factor decomposition, indices, substitution, expanding brackets and factorising expressions.

·       Geometry and Measures topics such as angles and parallel lines, polygons and congruence.

·       Handling Data topics such as mean from a table, interpreting data and drawing a pie chart.

 

Year 10 topics:

 

·       Number and Algebra topics such as significant figures, compound interest, lowest common multiple/highest common factor and solving equations with fractions.

·       Geometry and Measures topics such as circles, speed/distance/time calculations and Pythagoras’ theorem.

·       Handling Data topics such as estimating mean from a grouped frequency table, cumulative frequency curves and boxplots.

 

 

GCSE

·       Teaching staff = Mrs Preston, Mrs Mulholland, Miss McCullough, Mr Neill, Mr Bennett, Mr Whiteside & Mr Baines.

·       Teaching time = 3 hours per week.

·       Locations = M4, R9, R5, M6, M5 & R4.

  • Exam Board – CCEA.

  • Year 11 modules M2, M3, M4 – 45% of final grade.

  • Year 12 modules M6, M7, M8 – 55% of final grade.

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