# KS3 Skills School Maths (Yr 7)

## Mid-term and Final  Assessments

Autumn Term 1

Number, Place Value and Calculations

Identifying different Types of Number

Understanding the value of digits.

Use mental and written strategies for addition and subtraction.

• Read, write and order numbers up to 10 million and determine the value of each digit.
• Compare numbers using the symbols = < > ≤ ≥
• Use simple negative numbers in context and calculate intervals across zero.
• Position negative numbers on a number line and compare using the symbols = < > ≤ ≥
• Round any whole number to a required degree of accuracy
• Understand and use a range of mental methods of computation.
• Add numbers together in different ways.
• Add and subtract using formal written methods.
• Check answers using inverse operations.
• Solve problems involving time and money.
• Round whole numbers to the nearest 10, 100, 1000
• Understand and use a range of mental methods of computation.

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

Number, Place Value and Calculations

Geometry and measure

Perimeter Area and Volume

Understanding and using function machines

Use mental and written strategies for multiplication

• Identify and understand factors, multiples and prime numbers.
• Recognise multiples
• Recognise multiples of 2, 5, 10 and 25.
• Begin to identify factors of numbers.
• Identifying primes, factors, multiples, HCF and LCM
• Recognise square numbers
• Understand the difference between multiples, factors and primes.
• Recall multiplication facts and their associated division facts.
• Use mental and written strategies for multiplication.
• Use addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to solve problems.
• Four operations with whole numbers.
• Area and perimeter of rectangles and simple 2D shapes
• Use the formula to find the volume of a cuboid.
• Check answers using inverse operations.
• Multiplication and division of a 3digit by 1 or 2 digit number
• Find the HCF and LCM of two numbers.
• Area and perimeter of rectangles and simple compound shapes
• Use approximation to estimate division calculations.
• Recognise and use square numbers and square roots.
• Solve problems involving perimeter and area.
• Use the order of operations including brackets
• Area and perimeter of compound shapes
• Draw Nets, apply properties surface area
• Calculate volume of 3D shapes
• Find and solve problems of perimeter of rectangles and regular polygons

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

Number, Place Value and fractions, decimals and percentages

Order of calculations with and without a calculator

Rounding, ordering decimals and four operations with decimals

Compare and simplify fractions

• Consolidate and extend mental calculation methods, including decimals.
• Order and compare decimals and carry out four operations using decimals
• Work out simple fractions of amounts.
• Know how to simplify fractions
• Add and subtract fractions including mixed number fractions.
• Compare and order fractions using equivalents.
• Multiply and divide fractions by whole numbers and fractions
• Round amounts on a calculator to 2 decimal places.
• Change fractions to percentages
• Calculate percentages of a quantity
• Four operations with fractions and mixed numbers
• Solve problems including number up to 3d.p
• Finding equivalent fractions and simplifying fractions
• Calculating fractions, percentages and decimals & real-life problems
• Work with equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages.
• Fractions, percentages and decimals and real-life problems
• Use a calculator to solve multiplication and division problems.
• Solve problems which require percentage and decimal equivalents
• Solve problems involving percentage increase and decrease

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

Ratio and proportion

Probability and

Algebra

Forming and simplifying algebraic expressions

Writing and forming 1 and 2 step equations

Use direct proportion to solve simple problems

• Recognise and describe number patterns for adding and subtracting sequences
• Simplify and manipulate algebraic expressions by taking out common factors
• Substitute into a familiar formula
• 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 direct proportion to solve problems
• 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
• Calculating and comparing probabilities of equally likely events
• Write and simplify ratios and split amounts using the unitary method to solve problems
• Generating sequences and finding the nth term
• Expanding and factorising expressions
• Substituting into expressions and formulae
• Generating a sequence from a rule and finding the nth term of arithmetic sequence

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

Geometry and measure

Choosing the correct units to measure and reading scales

Identifying parallel and perpendicular lines

Understand and identify line and rotational symmetry of regular polygons

• Measuring, drawing and labelling lines, angles and triangles accurately
• Properties of triangles and quadrilaterals
• Use a compass directions and amount of turn.
• Recognise acute, obtuse and reflex angles.
• Estimate the size of angles.
• Translate shapes in all four quadrants
• Recognise line and rotational symmetry
• Identifying quadrilaterals using their properties
• Using angles facts to find missing angles in 3 and 4 sided shapes
• Drawing linear graphs from sequences and linear equations
• Estimate, measure and identify the type of angle
• Find missing angle around a point and on a straight line.
• Calculating interior and exterior angles of polygons
• Simple transformation of shapes (rotational and reflective)

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 2

Statistics

Problem

Solving and

investigations

Representing and analysing data

• Read and construct grouped tally charts and frequency tables.
• Draw, read and interpret line graphs.
• Interpret, analyse and compare the distributions of ungrouped and group discrete and continuous data through appropriate graphical representations.
• Complete, read and interpret information in tables and timetables
• Choose the most appropriate average for a set of data.
• Estimate then calculate the mean for grouped data
• Solve problems involving more than one mathematical function
• Drawing graphs from equation and from real-life data
• Rotating and translating shapes on a grid
• Representing Data and analysing data
• Calculating and comparing Averages and range
• Calculate the mean of a set of data.
• Reading, plotting and linear graphs of simple functions and real-life situations
• 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.