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Overview

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
     

 

 

 

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