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Course Overview

All students in Years 7 and 8 will study components of the main 10 topics listed below. Securing this learning will ensure they are on track to make the expected level of progress:

  • Numbers, Decimals and Fractions 
  • Properties of 2D Shapes
  •  Expression, Equations and Identities 
  • Graphs
  •  Collecting, Processing, Representing and Interpreting Data
  • Indices, Ratio and Percentages
  • Geometry and Measure Skill
  • Algebra Skill
  • Functional Graphs
  • Data and Probability

In Years 9, 10 and 11 pupils will study:

  • Number
  • Algebra
  • Ratio, proportions and rates of change
  • Geometry and measures
  • Probability
  • Statistics

Our high performing students have a chance to enter the UKMT competition which takes place in the Autumn and Spring terms. Dates will be published closer to the competition time.

Syllabus details

Edexcel Linear Paper

Assessment - Examination papers

At the end of their GCSEs, there are three exams (all of equalweight):

  • One non-calculator exam
  • Two calculator exams


Homework is set once a week. A variety of tasks are set including consolidation of classwork, past papers and internet tasks.

Recommended Resources

Scientific calculators and a maths set

Recommended Revision book

Letts general revision guide, CGP Maths Tutor

Recommended Website

My Maths, MathsWatch, BBC bitesize, Nrich, MathsAlive, MathSpace,  MangaHigh, Corbett Maths.

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