Maths Department

Welcome to Maths

Staff

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Mastery Years 7 – 10

The maths course provides students with the necessary skills and knowledge to access the maths or statistics GCSE by the end of Key Stage 4. During Years 7 to 10 students follow a mastery curriculum. The purpose is to increase the breadth and depth of understanding through a variety of activities and resources created within the family of schools. The benefits should be a more secure platform of core elements of maths which enables a smooth transition into the new GCSE style of questioning.

If you would like further information about the topics and themes being taught please contact: Mr Craig Hazlewood or Miss Sian Colloby

Key Stage 4

*The maths course at Key Stage 4 builds on the mastery of key mathematical concepts acquired at Key Stage 3. Year 9 students follow a mastery scheme of work in which teaching for understanding enables students to continue their learning in key number concepts of ratio and proportional reasoning and geometry. The GCSE course is then taught with the same principals of teaching for understanding in all strands of Number, Ratio and Proportion, Algebra, Shape and Space and Statistics. There is a high focus on problem solving, reasoning and communicating mathematics to ensure that students develop the skills they need to apply to the final examination questions.

Edexcel GCSE Mathematics (9-1) is assessed in the following way:

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If you would like further information about the topics and themes being taught please contact either: Mr Craig Hazlewood or Miss Sian Colloby.

Year 11

GCSE in Mathematics

Maths in Key Stage 4 is assessed over four main topic areas, Number and Ratio, Shape and Measures, Algebra and Data. It is a 100% examination subject.

GCSE in Statistics

Statistics covers a lot of the content of the data topics of GCSE maths in addition to some specific statistics content. It is an ideal course for students passionate about maths.
Statistics is assessed in the following way: 100% Examination

If you would like further information about the topics, themes or assessment for this course please contact: Mr Craig Hazlewood.