# Staff

Name | Role |
---|---|

Mrs S Highnett | Director of Mathematics |

Mr M McGarth | Deputy Director of Mathematics |

Ms A Jackson | Assistant Leader of Mathematics |

Mr C Randall | Teacher of Mathematics & SENDco |

Mrs N Cornfoot | Teacher of Mathematics |

Mr A Duckworth | Teacher of Mathematics |

Mrs A Mapplebeck | Teacher of Mathematics |

Miss E Meek | Teacher of Mathematics (NQT) |

Mr J Patterson | Teacher of Mathematics (NQT) |

Mr B White | Teacher of Mathematics (NQT) |

Mr J Smith | Teacher of Mathematics (NQT) |

# Clubs

Homework Club is run by Mathematics teachers so students can seek help there. There will be some exciting themed days and activities taking place later in the year.

# Curriculum – Year 7

(The topics taught will vary depending on group)

Use all four operations

Use positive and negative integers with all four operations

Understand and apply the use of BIDMAS in calculations

Recognise and state factors, multiples and primes

Evaluate indices

Understand place value

Find a percentage of an amount

Gorse Test 1- Number

Algebra 1 – Half Term Two

Perform Substitution into formula

Simplify expressions using all 4 operations

Expand brackets

Factorise into brackets

Solve linear equations

Form algebraic expressions

Gorse Test 2 – Number and Algebra

Understand properties of shapes and correct notation

Understand, explain and reason with basic angle rules

Find the area of simple and compound shapes

Find the perimeter of simple and compound shapes

Find the volume of prisms

Find the surface area of prisms

Gorse Test 3 – Geometry, Algebra and Number

Probability and Statistics 1 – Half Term Four

Understand the different types of data

Represent data in diagrams

Interpret and compare data from diagrams

Find all averages from a data set

Find basic probabilities using decimal and fractions

Gorse Test 4 – Number and Probability and Statistics

Find equivalence in fractions

Change fractions from mixed number to improper fractions

Change fractions to decimals to percentages

Find fractions of an amount

Calculate with fractions using all four operations

Effectively use a calculator

Round values to decimal places and significant figures

Estimate solutions to calculations

Ratio and proportion 1 – Half Term Six

Use ratio to solve problems

Use proportion to solve problems with money

Plot real life graphs of conversion

Perform conversions with currencies and all required units, such as time, length and mass.

Gorse Final Assessment

# Curriculum – Year 8

(The topics taught will vary depending on group)

Baseline assessment – Arithmetic test KS2

Understand and apply the use of BIDMAS in calculations

Recognise and state factors, multiples and primes

Evaluate indices

Find a percentage of an amount

Find fractions of an amount

Write numbers in standard form

Convert numbers to and from standard form

Gorse Test 1- Number

Probability and Statistics 2 – Half Term two

Represent data in diagrams

Interpret and compare data from diagrams

Find all averages from a data set

Find probabilities using decimal and fractions

Gorse Test 2 – Number and Probability and Statistics

Perform Substitution into formula

Simplify expressions using all 4 operations

Expand brackets

Factorise into brackets

Solve linear equations

Form algebraic expressions

Gorse Test 3 – Number and Algebra

Ratio and proportion 2 – Half Term four

Use ratio to solve problems

Use proportion to solve problems with money

Plot real life graphs of conversion

Perform conversions with currencies and all required units, such as time, length and mass.

Calculate with compound measures such as speed, distance time and mass, density and volume.

Gorse Test 4- Ratio and proportion

Change fractions from mixed number to improper fractions

Change fractions to decimals to percentages

Find fractions of an amount

Calculate with fractions using all four operations including mixed numbers

Effectively use a calculator

Round values to decimal places and significant figures

Estimate solutions to calculations

Geometry 2 – Half Term six

Perform all transformations

Construct shapes accurately using compasses

Perform all recognised constructions

Solve problems using Loci

Gorse Final Assessment

# Curriculum – Year 9

(The topics taught will vary depending on group)

You can solve problems using Pythagoras

You can solve problems using Trigonometry

Find the area of simple and compound shapes

Find the perimeter of simple and compound shapes

Find the volume of prisms

Find the surface area of prisms

Gorse Test 1-Geometry

Probability and Statistics 3 – Half Term two

Represent data in diagrams

Interpret and compare data from diagrams

Create and draw Venn diagrams

Create and draw Tree diagrams

Gorse Test 2 – Geometry and Probability and Statistics

Expand brackets

Factorise into brackets

Solve linear and quadratic equations

Rearrange and manipulate linear and quadratic formula

Gorse Test 3 – Number and Algebra

Ratio and proportion 2 – Half Term four

Plot real life graphs of conversion

Calculate with compound measures such as speed, distance time and mass, density and volume

Form equations showing direct and indirect proportion

Gorse Test 4- Ratio and proportion

Solve problems using angles in on parallel lines

Solve problems using angles in polygons

Name all parts of a circle

Solve problems applying circle theorems

Number 5 – Half Term six

Understand bounds and how they affect calculations

Use surds in calculations, this should include simplifying, cancelling and expanding.

Gorse Final Assessment