In Y8 the students are setted based on achievement during Y7. Through Y8 the students continue to follow the MyMaths curriculum which embraces the problem solving and application of mathematics element. Students will follow either a ‘Pathway’ to offer opportunities of challenge or Individual Text books that increase in challenge over time.
Pathway C (1C, 2C, 3C)
Pathway B (1B, 2B, 3B)
Pathway A (1A, 2A, 3A)
Individual text books
Students will undertake regular assessments which comprise of chapter tests and an end of year 8 assessment which is taken by all Y8 students of schools within The Two Counties Trust.
Below is a sample of the topics studied by students following an individual text book.
NOTE: The topic order is subject to change in relation to the needs of the students.
|Autumn (Term 1 & 2)||Spring (Term 3 & 4)||Summer (Term 5 & 6)|
|1. Whole numbers and decimals||6. Graphs||16. Probability|
|2. Measures, perimeter and area||7. Adding and subtracting||11. Factors and multiples|
|3. Expressions and formulae||8. Statistics||12. Constructions and 3D shapes|
|4. Fractions, decimals and percentages||9. Transformations and symmetry||13. Sequences|
|5. Angles and 2D shapes||10. Equations||14. Multiplying and dividing|
|15. Ratio and proportion||End of Year TTCT assessment|