Maths

Maths Faculty

KS3

Curriculum Details

Year 7

Content

Homework

Parent / Carer Support

The number system

Calculate with negative numbers.
Find factors and multiples of values.
Recognise prime, square, cube
numbers and their roots. Order of operations.
Number calculations.

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    Ask what the prime numbers are up to 30. Give your child calculations with up to 3 digit numbers.

Constructing. Algebra.

Construct triangles accurately. Know the net of a cube. Collect like terms. Substitute values into expressions.

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    Ensure your child has a geometry set. Help your child with calculations involving negative values

Proportional reasoning. Sequences.

Use and simplify ratios.
Solve problems involving proportion. Use a term to term rule to describe.
Use a term to term rule to generate
a sequence.

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    Give a recipe for 4 people and ask how much would be needed for 12 or 10 people. Ask what a linear sequence is.

Fractions, decimals and percentages. Calculating space. Mathematical movement.

Calculate with fractions.
Calculate with percentages. Calculate the area of shapes.
Calculate the volume of shapes. Use co-ordinates in all four
quadrants.
Use transformations to move shapes.

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    Ask your child to give you equivalent fractions, decimals & percentages. Ask your child what formulae they know for the area of shapes.Play the game Connect 5 together on mymaths.

Presentation of data. Measuring data.

Construct and interpret pie charts.
Construct and interpret a line graph. Calculate and interpret averages.
Use the mean to find a missing value.

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    Ensure your child has a geometry set. Ask your child to explain what averages they know.

Study Guides, Resources & Extra Support

    mymaths.co.uk
    Maths homework club every lunchtime C2.

Year 8

Content

Homework

Parent / Carer Support

The Number System Calculating Algebra

Find the highest common factor and lowest common multiple.
Use power notation. Order of operations with brackets.
Number calculations with decimals, fractions and negative numbers. Simplifying expressions.
Expanding brackets.
Substitute values into formulae.

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    Ask how your child uses power notation. Give your child calculations with fractions and check on a calculator. Help your child with calculations involving negative values.

Sequences Angles Fractions, decimals and percentages Equations & inequalities

Describe a sequence with a rule.
Generate a sequence from a rule. Calculate missing angles in shapes.
Explain reasoning using known angle facts. Solve problems involving percentage changes. Solve equations using the balance method.
Check solutions using substitution.

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    Play sequences beat the clock game on mymaths. Ensure your child has a geometry set. Ask your child how to find percentages of a value. Play equation dodo on mymaths.

Calculating space Presentation of data

Calculate the area of shapes.Calculate the perimeter of shapes. Construct and interpret graphs. Select the most appropriate graph.

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    Ask your child what formulae they know for the area of shapes.Ensure your child has a geometry set.

Study Guides, Resources & Extra Support

    mymaths.co.uk
    Maths homework club every lunchtime C2.

Year 9

Content

Homework

Parent / Carer Support

The number system

Convert between numbers in standard index form.
Work with powers and roots.
Round values to a given degree of accuracy.

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    Ensure your child has a scientific calculator for all maths lessons.

Algebraic manipulation

Simplify more complex expressions.
Expanding more than one bracket.
Work with basic laws of indices.

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    Play algebra pairs 1
    or 2 on mymaths.

Sequences

Find the nth term of a sequence. Use the nth term to determine values in a sequence.

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    Ask your child to explain why the nth term is used.

Equations

Solving equations with unknowns on both sides.
Forming equations from a practical situation.

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    Play sky solver equations on mymaths.

Probability

Enumerate combinations systematically. Understand and calculate theoretical and experimental probability.

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    Play 'beat the clock' probability on mymaths.

Data

Use and interpret scatter graphs. Recognise and explain the meaning of scatter graphs.

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    Ask your child to give you two variables that would have positive, negative or no correlation.

Study Guides, Resources & Extra Support

    mymaths.co.uk
    Maths homework club every lunchtime.

0115 938 7000

The Kimberley School

Newdigate St | Kimberley | Nottinghamshire | NG16 2NJ

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