KS3 Mathematics (Yr 8) Curriculum Overview Point in Year Unit of Work Title Starting Point Curriculum ContentCore Knowledge Curriculum ContentCore Skills Mid-term and Final Assessments Autumn Term 1 Number Geometry and measure 8a1: Delta 2Factors & powersWorking with powers 8a2: Theta 2NumberArea & volume 8b1: Pi 2Number properties &calculationsShapes & measures in 3D Product of the prime numbers and finding HCF and LCM Four operations with decimals , negative and positive numbers Representing and analysing data Forming and solving equationsRules of indicesCalculations powers, roots, brackets and finding the HCF and LCM by decomposition methodDifferent types of numbers, estimations and the four operation s of calculation Simplifying expressions, expand and factorising expressionsSubstitution into formulae and Areas of triangle, rectangles, parallelograms and trapeziaCalculate Surface areas and volumes of cubes and cuboidsCalculating and comparing Averages and range Beginning of term Assessment – Prior learning doddle assessmentMid Term Assessment – doddle assessmentEnd Assessment – Examination question testing skills that are specifically linked to the units. Autumn Term 2 Geometry and measuresStatisticsAlgebra 8a1: Delta 22D shapes & 3D solidsReal life graphs 8a2: Theta 2Statistics, graphs & chartsExpressions & equations 8b1: Pi 2StatisticsExpressions & equations Direct proportions graphs and problems Forming and solving equations Using and completing function machines. Plans and elevations of 3D shapesCircumference and area of a circleDrawing and interpreting conversion graphs, distance -time and real-life graphsForming expressions from context and formulae Calculate Pythagoras TheoremCalculate Surface area and volume of prisms including a cylinderSimplifying Expressions with powers, Expand and simplify expressions with bracketsInterpreting and drawing graphs Beginning of term Assessment – Prior learning doddle assessmentMid Term Assessment – doddle assessmentEnd Assessment – Examination question testing skills that are specifically linked to the units. Spring Term 1 Geometry and measuresRatio and proportionNumber 8a1: Delta 2TransformationsFractions, decimals & percentages 8a2: Theta 2Real life graphsDecimals & ratio 8b1: Pi 2Decimal calculationsAngles Transforming 2D shapes Understanding place value and Four operations with decimals with and without a calculator Identifying different types of numbers Changing fractions to decimals and vice versa.Recognising recurring decimalsPerimeter, area and volume of enlargementsOrdering and rounding negative and positive numbersFour operations of whole numbers and decimals Calculating percentages, percentage change and reverse percentagesUsing angle facts to find missing angles around a point, in triangles and polygonsRatio and proportion with decimals.Find LCM and HCF Beginning of term Assessment – Prior learning doddle assessmentMid Term Assessment – doddle assessmentEnd Assessment – Examination question testing skills that are specifically linked to the units. Spring Term 2 Geometry and measuresNumber 8a1: Delta 2Constructions & loci 8a2: Theta 2Lines & angles 8b1: Pi 2Number properties Four operations of fractions and mixed numbers Using angle facts to find missing angles Conversion between fractions and decimalsWriting a reciprocal of a number and one quantity as a fraction of another.Drawing lines and angles accuratelyMeasuring lines and identifying different types angles Constructing triangles SSS, ASA and SAS accuratelyConstruction of perpendicular lines, angle and line bisectors accuratelyConstructing nets of 3D shapes accurately using protractor, compass and a rulerConstructing Loci and use loci to solve problems Beginning of term Assessment – Prior learning doddle assessmentMid Term Assessment – doddle assessmentEnd Assessment – Examination question testing skills that are specifically linked to the units. Summer Term 1 ProbabilityAlgebraRatio and proportion 8a1: Delta 2ProbabilityScale drawings & measures 8a2: Theta 2Calculating with fractionsStraight line graphs 8b1: Pi 2SequencesFractions & percentages Identify congruent and similar shapes Recognising direct proportion from graphs and table of values Plotting and drawing linear graphs Using maps, scales and bearings to solve a problemsExperimental probability and relative frequencyUsing probability diagrams to calculate probabilities of more than one eventEquivalent fractions, decimals, percentages and percentage problems Calculating and comparing probabilities to check fairness of a game/dice/spinnerPlotting and drawing linear graphs and finding the midpoint of a line segmentFinding the equation of a linear graph in the form y =mx + cCalculate percentage of amount and solve percentage problems. End Assessment – Examination question testing skills that are specifically linked to the units. Summer Term 2 Geometry and measuresProbabilityNumber 8a1: Delta 2Graphs 8a2: Theta 2Percentages, decimals & fractions 8b1: Pi 2Probability Plotting and drawing non-linear graphs Identifying the misleading characteristics of graphs Plotting and drawing linear graphsRepresenting data – pie chart, two-way table, frequency tables and stem and leaf.Finding the averages and range from the tables and graphs Finding the equation of linear graphFinding the inverse of a functionDrawing and interpreting scatter diagrams and using lines of best fit to estimateFinding the averages and range from the tables, graphs and frequency tablesDrawing and interpreting scatter diagrams and using lines of best fit to estimate Beginning of term Assessment – Prior learning doddle assessmentMid Term Assessment – doddle assessmentEnd Assessment – Examination question testing skills that are specifically linked to the units.