KS3 Mathematics (yr 7)

Curriculum Overview

Point in Year

Unit of Work Title

Starting Point

Curriculum Content

Core Knowledge

Curriculum Content

Core Skills

Mid-term and Final  Assessments

Autumn Term 1

 

Statistics

and

Number

7a1: Delta 1 &

7a2: Theta 1 &

7b1: Pi 1

Analysing & displaying data

 

7a1: Delta 1 &

7a2: Theta 1

Number skills

 

7b1: Pi

Calculating

Identifying different Types of Number

 

Order of calculations with and without a calculator

  • Read and construct grouped tally charts and frequency tables.
  • Choose the most appropriate average for a set of data.
  • Four operations with whole numbers
  • Recognise multiples.
  • Use approximation to estimate division calculations.
  • Identifying and understanding factors, multiples and prime numbers.
  • Representing Data and analsing data
  • Calculating and comparing Averages and range
  • Calculate the mean of a set of data.
  • Find the HCF and LCM of two numbers.
  • Check answers using inverse operations.
  • Solve problems involving time and money using a calculator.

Beginning of term Assessment – Prior learning doddle assessment

Mid Term Assessment – doddle assessment

End Assessment – Examination question testing skills that are specifically linked to the units.

Autumn Term 2

 

Algebra

Number

Geometry and Measure

7a1: Delta 1 &

7a2: Theta 1 &

7b1: Pi 1

Equations, functions & formulae

 

7a1: Delta 1

Fractions

 

7a2: Theta 1

Decimals & measures

 

7b1: Pi 1

Graphs

Forming and simplifying algebraic expressions

 

Understanding and using function machines

 

Use mental and written strategies for multiplication.

  • Four operations with fractions and mixed numbers
  • Area and perimeter of rectangles and simple 2D shapes
  • Understand the difference between multiples, factors and primes.
  • Use mental and written strategies for multiplication.
  • Use simple negative numbers.
  • Recognise square numbers.
  • Add numbers together in different ways.
  • Use addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
  • Expanding and factorising expressions
  • Substituting into expressions and formulae
  • Area and perimeter of rectangles and simple compound shapes
  • Reading, plotting and linear graphs of simple functions and real-life situations
  • Solve problems involving time and money using a calculator
  • Use approximation to estimate division calculations.
  • Recognise and use square numbers, square roots and triangle numbers.
  • Round whole numbers to the nearest 10, 100, 1000

Beginning of term Assessment – Prior learning doddle assessment

Mid Term Assessment – doddle assessment

End Assessment – Examination question testing skills that are specifically linked to the units.

Spring Term 1

 

Geometry and Measure

Number and

Probability

7a1: Delta 1

Angles & shapes

 

Decimals

 

7a2: Theta 1

Fractions

 

Probability

 

7b1: Pi 1

Factors & multiples

 

Decimals & measures

Rounding, ordering decimals and four operations with decimals

 

Choosing the correct units to measure and reading scales

 

Compare and simplify fractions.

  • Properties of triangles and quadrilaterals
  • Order, compare decimals and carry out four operations using decimals
  • Identifying primes, factors, multiples, HCF and LCM
  • Work out simple fractions of amounts.
  • Recognise multiples of 2, 5, 10 and 25.
  • Begin to identify factors of numbers.
  • Recognise and use multiples, factors and primes.
  • Consolidate and extend mental calculation methods, including decimals.
  • Round amounts on a calculator to 2 decimal places.
  • Calculating interior and exterior angles of polygons
  • Simple transformation of shapes (rotational and reflective)
  • Calculating fractions, percentages and decimals & real-life problems
  • Multiplication and division of a 3digit by 1 or 2 digit number
  • Work with equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages.
  • Calculating and comparing probabilities of equally likely events
  • Fractions, percentages and decimals and real-life problems
  • Use a calculator to solve multiplication and division problems.

Beginning of term Assessment – Prior learning doddle assessment

Mid Term Assessment – doddle assessment

End Assessment – Examination question testing skills that are specifically linked to the units.

Spring Term 2

 

Algebra

Ratio and proportion

Geometry and measures

7a1: Delta 1

Equations

 

7a2: Theta 1

Ratio & proportion

 

7b1: Pi 1

Lines & angles

Writing and forming 1 and 2 step equations

 

Use direct proportion to solve simple problems

 

Identifying parallel and perpendicular lines

  • Solve problems using equations.
  • Understand and use the relationship between ratio and proportion.
  • Writing and simplifying ratios
  • Use fractions and percentages to compare proportions
  • Use ratios and measures.
  • Use a compass directions and amount of turn.
  • Recognise acute, obtuse and reflex angles.
  • Estimate the size of angles.
  • Solving equations with unknowns on both sides
  • Solving equations with brackets
  • Use trial and improvement to find solutions to 1 decimal place.
  • Reduce a three-part ratio to its simplest form by cancelling.
  • Split by ratios and use the unitary method to solve problems
  • Estimate, measure and identify the type of angle
  • Find missing angle around a point and on a straight line.

Beginning of term Assessment – Prior learning doddle assessment

Mid Term Assessment – doddle assessment

End Assessment – Examination question testing skills that are specifically linked to the units.

Summer Term 1

 

Ratio and proportion

Geometry and measure

Number

7a1: Delta 1

 Multiplicative Reasoning

 

Perimeter Area and Volume

 

7a2: Theta 1

Lines & angles

Sequences & graphs

 

7b1: Pi 1

Measuring & shapes

Fractions,

Percentages

Decimals

Use direct proportion to solve problems

 

Reading & plotting coordinates in all quadrants.

 

Understand and identify line and rotational symmetry of regular polygons

  • Use direct proportion to solve problems
  • Measuring, drawing and labelling lines, angles and triangles accurately
  • Adding and subtracting fractions and finding fraction of amount
  • Write and simplify ratios and split amounts using the unitary method to solve problems
  • Area and perimeter of compound shapes
  • Draw Nets, apply properties surface area
  • Calculate volume of 3D shapes
  • Using angles facts to find missing angles in 3 and 4 sided shapes
  • Generating sequences and finding the nth term
  • Drawing linear graphs from sequences and linear equations
  • Finding equivalent fractions and simplifying fractions
  • Find and solve problems of perimeter of rectangles and regular polygons

End Assessment – Examination question testing skills that are specifically linked to the units.

Summer Term 2

 

Geometry and measures

7a1: Delta 1

Sequences and graphs

 

7a2: Theta 1

Transformations

 

7b1: Pi 1

Transformations

Recognise and continue arithmetic and geometric sequences

 

Identifying congruent shapes

  • Reading and plotting coordinates in all quadrants
  • Recognise line and rotational symmetry
  • Identifying quadrilaterals using their properties
  • Generating a sequence from a rule and finding the nth term of arithmetic sequence
  • Drawing graphs from equation and from real-life data
  • Rotating and translating shapes on a grid

Beginning of term Assessment – Prior learning doddle assessment

Mid Term Assessment – doddle assessment

End Assessment – Examination question testing skills that are specifically linked to the units.