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Maths

Subject leader:

  • Miss S Block
  • stephanie.block@cockshuthill.org.uk

 

Subject staff:

  • Mr A Richards
  • Mrs D Johnston
  • Mr G Musabayana
  • Miss G Brown
  • Mr M Elliott
  • Mr P Singh
  • Mr S Smith-Blaine
  • Mr Z Hussain

 

 

Key Stage 4 curriculum overview:

 

Students begin studying GCSE Mathematics in Year 10, following the Edexcel exam board and scheme of work for the 2015 specification.

 

Number

  • Structure and calculation
  • Fractions, decimals and percentages
  • Measures and accuracy

 

Algebra

  • Notation, vocabulary and manipulation
  • Graphs
  • Solving equations and inequalities
  • Sequences

 

Ratio, proportion and rates of change

 

Geometry and measures

  • Properties and constructions
  • Mensuration and calculation

 

Probability

 

Statistics

 

TIER TOPIC AREA WEIGHTING
FOUNDATION Number

Algebra

Ratio, Proportion and Rates of Change

Geomoetry

Statistics & Probability

22-28%

17-23%

22-28%

12-18%

12-18%

HIGHER Number

Algebra

Ratio, Proportion and Rates of Change

Geomoetry

Statistics & Probability

12-18%

27-33%

17-23%

17-23%

12-18%

Mid-term assessment dates:

 

Year 10 PPE1: Week beginning 30/04/2018

Year 11 PPE2: Week beginning 13/11/2017

PPE2: Week beginning 05/02/2018

 

Revision:

 

https://corbettmaths.com/

 

http://mrbartonmaths.com/students/gcse/

 

All KS 4 pupils have access to the pixl maths app https://mathsapp.pixl.org.uk/

 

GCSE Bitesize https://www.bbc.com/education/examspecs/z9p3mnb

 

Pearson support the edexcel course with a range of books http://www.pearsonschoolsandfecolleges.co.uk/secondary/Mathematics/11-16/EdexcelGCSEMaths2015/EdexcelGCSEMaths2015.aspx for a list.

 

Extra-curricular:

Year 11 Revision: Monday and Tuesday 3.10pm-4.00pm

 

Trips and visits offered:

UKMT team challenge – 4 students represent the school in a national competition.

Pixl Strive for 5 – selected students attend a seminar to help secure their grade 5