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Key Stage 4

Mathematics in Year 10 & 11

Key Stage 4 Overview

Both Year 10 and 11 students follow the Edexcel linear course at either Higher (grades 9 - 3) or Foundation level (grades 5 - 1). Students will sit the exam at the end of year 11.

Year 10

Autumn 1 Number Ordering and place value
Arithmetic
Calculating with fractions
Operations
Multiples and factors
Listing and counting
Powers and roots
Irrational numbers                                HIGHER ONLY
Standard form and calculators
Fractions, decimals and percentages
Rounding and estimating
Negative numbers
Autumn 2 Ratio and Proportion Units and measurements
Scale factors
Ratios
Fractions, decimals and percentages
Proportion and rates of change
Spring 1 Algebra Expressions, formulae and identities
Coordinates and graphs
Solving equations
Inequalities
Sequences
Spring 2 Statistics Collecting data
Central tendency and spread
Charts, tables and diagrams
Population statistics
Probability Population statistics
Theoretical probability
Sets and diagrams
Summer 1 Geometry Geometric notation and diagrams
2D shapes
Geometric proofs
Transformations
Circles
Geometry on a coordinate grid
3D shapes
Perimeter, area and volume
Applying congruence and similarity
Triangles and trigonometry
Vectors
Summer 2 Geometry END OF YEAR ASSESSMENT WEEK BEGINNING 18TH JUNE 2018
Angles
Bearings
Geometric notation and diagrams

Year 11 Curriculum Overview
Term 1
Units Covered

All Shape topics at both foundation/ higher level/ prepare for mock exams

Revision & Mock exam

 
Term 2
Units Covered Intervention work where appropriate.

Revision of key topics.

 
Term 3
Units Covered

Revision

Final GCSE exam