Mathematics underpins the world around us and is fundamental within both the Sciences and Arts. The aim of the Mathematics Department is to help all pupils understand and appreciate the elegance, as well as the utility, of the subject. We believe that we provide opportunities for students to enhance their Mathematical abilities through the diverse teaching of our staff who teach dynamic and engaging lessons in a systematic and rigours manner. We teach Key stage 3 using a mathematics mastery program and Key stage 4 using a spiralled curriculum to ensure foundations are strong and skills are embedded. We use interactive whiteboard technology extensively in our teaching and; at the same time, we are clear that confidence in Mathematics must be built on the firm foundations of basic numeracy and algebra skills. A good proportion of our students opt for Mathematics at A level which is a result of our generous class sizes, the strength of the relationships we foster and the time we devote to student success.

 

Meet our Team

Mr K Patten - Director of Mathematics

Mrs U Anjum - Lead Practitioner and Teacher of Mathematics

Mr H Singh - Head of Year 11 and Teacher of Mathematics

Mrs V Hepburn - Lead Practitioner and Teacher of Mathematics

Dr Y Taki - Teacher of Mathematics

Mr A Cherry - Head of Year 7 and Teacher of Mathematics

Miss B Marium - Teacher of Mathematics

Mrs K Wafi – Teaching Assistant

Mrs A Ayeh – One to one tutor

 

Our KS3 Curriculum

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Year 7

Number

Numbers numerals, Axioms and Arrays, Factors and Multiples,

Order of operations

Number and Algebra

Positive and Negative Numbers, sequences, expressions and equations

Shape

Angles, Classifying 2D Shapes

, Constructing Triangles and Quadrilaterals

Shape

Coordinates, Area of 2D Shapes, Transforming 2D figures

Number

Prime factor decomposition, Equivalent fractions, All operations acting on fractions

Number

Ratio, Percentages

Year 8

Number

Primes and Factorising, Adding and subtracting Fraction

Algebra and Number

Positive and negative numbers, Sequences, expressions and equations

Shape

Triangles, quadrilaterals and angles on parallel lines, Lengths and area: parallelograms and trapezia

Number

Percentage change, Ratio and rates

Number & Shape

Rounding and accuracy, Circumference and area of circles, 3D shapes and nets

Shape & Data

surface area and volume of 3D shapes, Statistics

 

Our KS4 Curriculum

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Year 9

Number

Integers, Fractions, Decimals and Percentages  
(Rules and Processes)
Algebra, Shape & Data
Expressions, Sequences, Area, Angles and Statistics
(Rules and Processes)
Number, Algebra & Data
Ratio, Equations, Formulae and Probability
(Rules and Processes)
Shape, Number and Algebra
Similarity, Surds/S.F, Pythagoras’ Theorem, Trigonometry, Coordinate Geometry
(Rules and Processes)
Algebra , Number & Shape
Non- linear graphs, Volume & Measures
(Rules and Processes)
Number & Shape
Measures, Proportion, Transformations & Loci
(Rules and Processes)
Year 10
Number
Integers, Fractions, Decimals and Percentages
(Multi-step and Application)
Algebra, Shape & Data
Expressions, Sequences, Area, Angles and Statistics
(Multi-step and Application)
Number, Algebra & Data
Ratio, Equations, Formulae and Probability
(Multi-step and
Application)
Shape, Number and Algebra
Similarity, Surds/S.F, Pythagoras’ Theorem, Trigonometry, Coordinate Geometry
(Multi-step and
Application)
Algebra, Number & Shape
Non- linear graphs, Volume & Measures
(Multi-step and
Application)
Number & Shape
Measures, Proportion, Transformations
& Loci
(Multi-step and
Application)
Year 11
Number
Integers, Fractions, Decimals and Percentages
(Problem Solving and linking)
Algebra, Shape & Data
Expressions, Sequences, Area, Angles and Statistics
(Problem Solving and linking)
Number, Algebra & Data
Ratio, Equations, Formulae and Probability
(Problem Solving and linking)
Shape, Number and Algebra
Similarity, Surds/S.F, Pythagoras’ Theorem, Trigonometry, Coordinate Geometry
(Problem Solving and linking)
Revision
 
Exam

 

Exam Specification

https://qualifications.pearson.com/content/dam/pdf/GCSE/mathematics/2015...

 

Extra-Curricular Activities

UKMT preparation