Maths

Maths is a core curriculum subject, studied by all pupils at Orchard Mead Academy.

All students at Orchard Mead Academy study Maths for GCSE during Years 10 and 11.

 

Students are assigned to a pathway based on their prior attainment.

Units follow a stage, not age, model which means that students tackle units of work that suit their ability and the units are not pre-determined by age.

 

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Pathway 3-Numbers and Place Value up to 1000

-Adding and Subtracting with 3-digit Numbers

-Calculating with Money and Measures

-Adding, Subtracting and Comparing Fractions

-Using Time Accurately

-Quick Recall and use of Multiplication and Division Facts

-Interpreting and Presenting Data

-Angles, Lines and Shapes

-Calendars and Time

-Working with the Four Operations

-Working with Non-Unit Fractions and Small Denominators
Pathway 4Larger Numbers, Negative Numbers and Roman Numerals

-Converting Time

-Times Tables and Formal Methods for Addition and Subtraction

-Rounding and Arithmetic

-Coordinates and Plotting

-Solving Problems Using Fractions

 

 

-Translations, Reflections, Angles and Shapes

-Decimals, Rounding and Multiplying and Dividing by 10 and 100

-Interpret and Present Data for Calculating

-Perimeter and Area and Rectilinear Shapes

-Mental Calculations

-Converting Measurements and Money

Pathway 5-Large and Negative Numbers in Different Formats

-Drawing, Measuring and Estimating Angles

-Decimals, Equivalence and Rounding

-Addition and Subtraction

-Reflection and Translation

-Primes, Factors, Squares and Cubes

-Long Multiplication

-Solving Problems Using the Four Operations

-Using Information from Graphs, Tables and Timetables

-Solving Problems with Measures and Time

-Solving Problems with Fractions

-Metric Measurements in Shapes

-Fractions and their Decimal and Percentage Equivalents

-Identifying Shapes

Pathway 6-Place Value

-Multiplication and Division

-Using Factors, Multiples and Primes to work with Fractions

-Perimeter, Area and Volume

-Arithmetical Operations

-Translations and Reflections

-Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

-Number Problems and Equations

-Converting Measures

-Accuracy and Proportion

-Pie Charts and the Mean

-Formulae and Sequences

-Dimensions and Scale

-Angles, Shapes and Solids

Pathway 7-Working with Place Value

-Introducing Algebra

 

-Lines and Angles

-The Probability Scale

-Powers, Roots and Rounding

 

– Formula, Sequences and Rules

-Using Measurements

 

-Representing and Interpreting Data

-Order of Operations

-Linear Equations

-Properties of Shapes and Solids

-Ratio

-Graphs of Linear Functions

-Graphs of Linear Functions

-Congruence and Scale Drawing

Pathway 8-Arithmetical Operations with Decimals and Negatives

-Linear Equations with Unknowns on Both Side

-Parallel, Alternate and Corresponding

-Sets and Unions

-Percentages

-Sequences and Relationships

-Symmetries and Constructions

-Using Averages, Range and Relationships to Describe Data

-Multiples, Factors and Primes

-Linear Equations: Graphically and Algebraically

-Accuracy with Perimeter, Area and Volume

-Dividing Quantities into Ratios

-Algebraic Expressions

-Translations, Rotations and Reflections

-Diagrams and Constructions

Pathway 9-Arithmetic with Fractions

-Expressions and Formulae

-Angles and Polygons

-Sample Spaces to Calculate Theoretical Probabilities

-Ratio and Percentage Change

-Rearranging and Solving Linear Equations

-Geometrical Relationships and Pythagoras’ Theorem

-Central Tendency and Spread

-Mathematical Models

-Using Graphs to Solve Equations

-Pythagoras’ Theorem and Trigonometry in Right-Angled Triangles

-Standard Form and the Number System

-Geometric Sequences

-Compound Units

-Mathematical Relationships

Students are assigned to a pathway based on their prior attainment.

Units follow a stage, not age, model which means that students tackle units of work that suit their ability and the units are not pre-determined by age.

Some students may follow an alternative curriculum to allow them to achieve the Entry Level Certificate.

Year 10

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Pathway 6-Place Value

-Multiplication and Division

-Using Factors, Multiples and Primes to work with Fractions

-Perimeter, Area and Volume

-Arithmetical Operations

-Translations and Reflections

-Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

-Number Problems and Equations

 

-Converting Measures

-Accuracy and Proportion

 

-Pie Charts and the Mean

-Formulae and Sequences

-Dimensions and Scale

-Angles, Shapes and Solids

-Working with Place Value

-Introducing Algebra

 

Pathway 7-Working with Place Value

-Introducing Algebra

 

-Lines and Angles

-The Probability Scale

-Powers, Roots and Rounding

– Formula, Sequences and Rules

-Using Measurements

 

 

-Representing and Interpreting Data

-Order of Operations

 

-Linear Equations

-Properties of Shapes and Solids

-Ratio

 

-Graphs of Linear Functions

-Congruence and Scale Drawing

-Arithmetical Operations with Decimals and Negatives

-Linear Equations with Unknowns on Both Side

Pathway 8-Arithmetical Operations with Decimals and Negatives

-Linear Equations with Unknowns on Both Side

-Parallel, Alternate and Corresponding

-Sets and Unions

-Percentages

-Sequences and Relationships

 

-Symmetries and Constructions

-Using Averages, Range and Relationships to Describe Data

-Multiples, Factors and Primes

 

-Linear Equations: Graphically and Algebraically

-Accuracy with Perimeter, Area and Volume

 

-Dividing Quantities into Ratios

-Algebraic Expressions

-Translations, Rotations and Reflections

-Diagrams and Constructions

-Arithmetic with Fractions

-Expressions and Formulae

-Angles and Polygons

 

Pathway 9-Arithmetic with Fractions

-Expressions and Formulae

-Angles and Polygons

-Sample Spaces to Calculate Theoretical Probabilities

-Ratio and Percentage Change

-Rearranging and Solving Linear Equations

 

-Geometrical Relationships and Pythagoras’ Theorem

-Central Tendency and Spread

-Mathematical Models

 

-Using Graphs to Solve Equations

-Pythagoras’ Theorem and Trigonometry in Right-Angled Triangles

-Standard Form and the Number System

-Geometric Sequences

-Compound Units

-Mathematical Relationships

-Proportion

-Sequences

Pathway 10-Proportion

-Sequences

-Probability Calculations for More than One Event

-Numbers and Accuracy

-Linear Algebra

-Functions

 

-Circles

-Trigonometry

-Measures and Units

-Quadratic Equations

 

-Rates of Change

-Further Sequences

 

 

Year 11

 

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Pathway 7-Working with Place Value

-Introducing Algebra

 

-Lines and Angles

-The Probability Scale

-Powers, Roots and Rounding

– Formula, Sequences and Rules

-Using Measurements

 

 

-Representing and Interpreting Data

-Order of Operations

-Linear Equations

-Properties of Shapes and Solids

-Ratio

 

 

-Graphs of Linear Functions

-Congruence and Scale Drawing

 

 

Pathway 8-Arithmetical Operations with Decimals and Negatives

-Linear Equations with Unknowns on Both Side

-Parallel, Alternate and Corresponding

-Sets and Unions

-Percentages

-Sequences and Relationships

-Symmetries and Constructions

-Using Averages, Range and Relationships to Describe Data

-Multiples, Factors and Primes

 

-Linear Equations: Graphically and Algebraically

-Accuracy with Perimeter, Area and Volume

-Dividing Quantities into Ratios

-Algebraic Expressions

 

-Translations, Rotations and Reflections

-Diagrams and Constructions

Pathway 9-Arithmetic with Fractions

-Expressions and Formulae

 

-Angles and Polygons

-Sample Spaces to Calculate Theoretical Probabilities

-Ratio and Percentage Change

-Rearranging and Solving Linear Equations

-Geometrical Relationships and Pythagoras’ Theorem

-Central Tendency and Spread

 

 

-Mathematical Models

-Using Graphs to Solve Equations

-Pythagoras’ Theorem and Trigonometry in Right-Angled Triangles

-Standard Form and the Number System

-Geometric Sequences

 

-Compound Units

-Mathematical Relationships

Pathway 10-Proportion

-Sequences

-Probability Calculations for More than One Event

 

-Numbers and Accuracy

-Linear Algebra

-Functions

 

-Circles

-Trigonometry

-Measures and Units

 

 

-Quadratic Equations

 

Pathway 11-Rates of Change

-Further Sequences

-Grouped Frequency and Data Representation

-Trends

-Combining Transformations

-Vectors

-3-D shapes

-Inequalities

-Proof

 

-Advanced Area and Volume

 

For information about enrichment clubs  and revision clubs please visit our clubs page here. 

Useful websites and resources

Maths Watch https://vle.mathswatch.co.uk/vle/

nRich https://nrich.maths.org/

The National Cipher Challenge https://www.cipherchallenge.org

Times Tables Rockstars https://ttrockstars.com/

The UK Maths Trust https://www.ukmt.org.uk/

 

 

Other useful websites:

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/mathematics/gcse/mathematics-8300

The website for the AQA GCSE we currently follow.

Contains the specification plus older past papers and mark schemes.

www.corbettmaths.com

Fantastic free website containing a huge range of revision resources.

5-a-day: Short bursts of general revision if you want to check for gaps in your understanding. 5 levels of challenge and answers are provided

Videos and Worksheets: Hundreds of individual topics explained along with practice questions and answers for most.

GCSE Practice Papers 9-1: A set of exam papers written for the website with model solutions.

www.mathsworkout.co.uk

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Great for practising specific skills.

www.mymaths.co.uk

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Lessons and online homework on hundreds of individual topics.

Prior to exams students will be provided with pasts papers and exam-style questions to complete both in lessons and at home. Make sure you have these checked and address any areas you are not confident with, either by speaking with your teacher or using the resources listed above.


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