KS3 Mathematics (Yr 8)

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

 

Number 

Geometry and measure

8a1: Delta 2

Factors & powers

Working with powers

 

8a2: Theta 2

Number

Area & volume

 

8b1: Pi 2

Number properties  &calculations

Shapes & 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 equations
  • Rules of indices
  • Calculations powers, roots, brackets and finding the HCF and LCM by decomposition method
  • Different types of numbers, estimations and the four operation s of calculation
  • Simplifying expressions, expand and factorising expressions
  • Substitution into formulae and Areas of triangle, rectangles, parallelograms and trapezia
  • Calculate Surface areas and volumes of cubes and cuboids
  • Calculating and comparing Averages and range

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

 

Geometry and measures

Statistics

Algebra

8a1: Delta 2

2D shapes & 3D solids

Real life graphs

 

8a2: Theta 2

Statistics, graphs & charts

Expressions & equations

 

8b1: Pi 2

Statistics

Expressions & equations

Direct proportions graphs and problems

 

Forming and solving equations

 

Using and completing function machines.

  • Plans and elevations of 3D shapes
  • Circumference and area of a circle
  • Drawing and interpreting conversion graphs, distance -time and real-life graphs
  • Forming expressions from context and formulae
  • Calculate Pythagoras Theorem
  • Calculate Surface area and volume of prisms including a cylinder
  • Simplifying Expressions with powers, Expand and simplify expressions with brackets
  • Interpreting and drawing graphs

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 measures

Ratio and proportion

Number

8a1: Delta 2

Transformations

Fractions, decimals & percentages

 

8a2: Theta 2

Real life graphs

Decimals & ratio

 

8b1: Pi 2

Decimal calculations

Angles

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 decimals
  • Perimeter, area and volume of enlargements
  • Ordering and rounding negative and positive numbers
  • Four operations of  whole numbers and decimals
  • Calculating percentages, percentage change and reverse percentages
  • Using angle facts to find missing angles around a point, in triangles and polygons
  • Ratio and proportion with decimals.
  • Find LCM and HCF

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

 

Geometry and measures

Number

8a1: Delta 2

Constructions & loci

 

8a2: Theta 2

Lines & angles

 

8b1: Pi 2

Number properties

Four operations of fractions and mixed numbers

 

Using angle facts to find missing angles

  • Conversion between fractions and decimals
  • Writing a reciprocal of a number and one quantity as a fraction of another.
  • Drawing lines and angles accurately
  • Measuring lines and identifying different types angles
  • Constructing triangles SSS, ASA and SAS accurately
  • Construction of perpendicular lines, angle and line bisectors accurately
  • Constructing nets of 3D shapes accurately using protractor, compass and a ruler
  • Constructing Loci and use loci to solve 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.

Summer Term 1

 

Probability

Algebra

Ratio and proportion

8a1: Delta 2

Probability

Scale drawings & measures

 

 8a2: Theta 2

Calculating with fractions

Straight line graphs

 

8b1: Pi 2

Sequences

Fractions & 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 problems
  • Experimental probability and relative frequency
  • Using probability diagrams to calculate probabilities of more than one event
  • Equivalent fractions, decimals, percentages and percentage problems
  • Calculating and comparing probabilities to check fairness of a game/dice/spinner
  • Plotting and drawing linear graphs and finding the midpoint of a line segment
  • Finding the equation of a linear graph in the form y =mx + c
  • Calculate 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 measures

Probability

Number

8a1: Delta 2

Graphs

 

8a2: Theta 2

Percentages, decimals & fractions

 

8b1: Pi 2

Probability

Plotting and drawing non-linear graphs

 

Identifying the misleading characteristics of graphs

  • Plotting and drawing linear graphs
  • Representing 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 graph
  • Finding the inverse of a function
  • Drawing and interpreting scatter diagrams and using lines of best fit to estimate
  • Finding the averages and range from the tables, graphs and frequency tables
  • Drawing and interpreting scatter diagrams and using lines of best fit to estimate

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.