Year 7

Year 8

How Will I Be Assessed?

End of unit round up test.

What Different Types of Activities Will I Do Over Time to Help Me Learn?

Problem solving, investigations, group work, practical activities.

How Will This Help Me to Progress to the Next Year or Key Stage?

Natural progression through the levels at KS3 will lead to further progression at KS4

Year 9

How Will I Be Assessed?

End of unit round up  and 2 Key stage 3 Optional tests; end of Key Stage 3 assessments

Termly assessments, one during each term.

What Different Types of Activities Will I Do Over Time to Help Me Learn?

Problem solving, investigations, group work, and practical activities.

How Will This Help Me to Progress to the Next Year or Key Stage?

Natural progression through the levels will lead to further progression at KS4

Year 10

How Will I Be Assessed?

Regular testing at the end of each topic; after Easter, students will sit timed exam papers followed by question level analysis to identify strengths and weaknesses.

What Different Types of Activities Will I Do Over Time to Help Me Learn?

Problem solving, investigations, group work, and practical activities.

How Will This Help Me to Progress to the Next Year or Key Stage?

Success at Key Stage 4 with a second qualification in Level 2 Further Mathematics will lead naturally to A level Mathematics and Further Mathematics at Level 3.
Success at Key Stage 4 and GCSE qualification in Statistics will enable students to access mathematics required in other subject courses at Key Stage 5.

Year 11

How Will I Be Assessed?

Students will sit a mock examination in November of Year 11 and a second mock examination in March of Year 11.
All students will sit their GCSE examination at the end of Year 11.
Gifted and Talented students will also sit a Level 2 Further Mathematics examination at the end of Year 11.

How Will This Help Me to Progress to the Next Year or Key Stage?

Success at Key Stage 4 with a second qualification in Level 2 Further Mathematics will lead naturally to A level Mathematics and Further Mathematics at Level 3.
Success at Key Stage 4 will enable students to access mathematics required in other subject courses at Key Stage 5.
Mathematics A Level is essential for students who wish to read a degree in mathematics, engineering or physical sciences, and it is considered desirable for many other courses, including areas of business management and computer science.
A Level mathematics is a very useful qualification for those who choose to go straight into employment after A Levels.