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Year 7 & 8
Year GroupTerm 1Term 2Term 3Term 4Term 5Term 6
71. Whole numbers and decimals
2. Measures, perimeter and area.
3. Expressions and formulae.
4. Fractions, decimals and percentages.
5. Angles and 2D shapes
6. Graphs
7. Adding and subtracting
8. Statistics
9. Transformations and symmetry
10. Equations
15. Ratio and proportion
16. Probability
11. Factors and multiples
12. Constructions and 3D shapes
13. Sequences
14. Multiplying and dividing
81. Whole numbers and decimals
2. Measures, perimeter and area
3. Expressions and formulae
4. Fractions, decimals and percentages
5. Angles and 2D shapes
6. Graphs
7. Adding and subtracting
8. Statistics
9. Transformations and symmetry
10. Equations
15. Ratio and proportion
16. Probability
11. Factors and multiples
12. Constructions and 3D shapes
13. Sequences
14. Multiplying and dividing
Years 9, 10 and 11 - KS4 curriculum OCR J560 Syllabus
Y9Y10Y11
FoundationInitialBronzeSilverGoldPlatinum
HigherInitialBronzeSilverGold

Year 9

Year 9 students will begin the OCR J560 GCSE Maths course, their starting point is dependent on the understanding and progress made in Y7 and 8.   The GCSE course is broken down into a series of modules that increase in difficulty; Initial, Bronze, Silver and Gold with the additional module of Platinum for the Foundation tier students.  In January of Y11, a final decision will be made as to which tier of entry a student will be entered for, the Foundation tier covers grades 1 to 5 and the Higher tier covers grades 4 to 9.

Year 10

Year 10 students continue with the OCR J560 GCSE Maths course, progress and understanding acquired in Y9 is also taken into consideration.   The GCSE course is broken down into a series of modules that increase in difficulty; Initial, Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum for the Foundation tier.

In January of Y11, a final decision will be made as to which tier of entry a student will be entered for, the Foundation tier covers grades 1 to 5 and the Higher tier covers grades 4 to 9.

Year 11

Year 11 students continue and complete the OCR J560 GCSE Maths course, progress and understanding acquired in Y10 is also taken into consideration.   The GCSE course is broken down into a series of modules that increase in difficulty; Initial, Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum for the Foundation tier.

During Y11 students will additionally embark on a revision programme to ensure that they are fully prepared for the GCSE examinations.

In January of Y11, a final decision will be made as to which tier of entry a student will be entered for, the Foundation tier covers grades 1 to 5 and the Higher tier covers grades 4 to 9.

The GCSE examination comprises of three 1hour 30minute examinations of which one with taken without a calculator.

Further to the GCSE Mathematics course, students will (on an individual basis) be entered for the AQA GCSE Statistics examination.  Statistics is taught alongside and in conjunction with the GCSE maths curriculum.

Foundation
Initial
Foundation BronzeFoundation Silver/Higher Initial Foundation Gold/Higher BronzeFoundation Platinum/Higher SilverHigher Gold
1. Rounding Numbers1. Congruency and enlargement1. Using a calculator1. Enlargement1. Percentage increase & decrease *1. Linear inequalities
2. Shapes and solids2. Sequences2. Brackets and factors2. Percentages 22. Quadratic, cubic and reciprocal graphs2. Line segments & 3D coordinates
3. Addition and subtraction3. Angles in triangles and quadrilaterals3. Translations3. Probability 23. Probability *3. Working in 2D & 3D
4. Algebra4. Reading from graphs4. Probability4. Linear graphs4. Vectors *4. Upper and lower bounds
5. Negative numbers5. Writing and using formulae5. Drawing triangles5. Angles in polygons5. Proportion & variation5. Histograms
6. Probability6. Factors, prime numbers and multiples6. Fractions6. Real life graphs6. Enlargement6. Trigonometry in non-right angled triangles.
7. Multiplying and dividing7. Squares, cubes and index notation7. Views7. Checking solutions to calculations 7. Cumulative frequency *7. Growth and decay
8. Fractions 18. Volume of cuboids8. Expressions and formulae8. Scatter diagrams8. Simultaneous equations *8. Surveys and sampling
9. Measures9. 3D shapes9. Percentages 19. Pythagoras’ Theorem9. Multiplying brackets & indices *9. Circle properties
10. Number Patterns and Sequences10. Rounding numbers and estimating10. Area and perimeter10. Quadratic graphs10. Standard form *10. Rational numbers
11. Percentages11. Simple proportion11. Surveys and two way tables11. Mean from a grouped frequency table11. Similar figures *11. Surds
12. Maps and Plans12. Maps, bearings and scale drawings12. Equations 12. Inequalities12. Equation of a straight line *12. Probability
13. Listing13. Solving equations13. Angles on parallel lines13. Compound measures13. Volume & surface area of 3D shapes13. Congruency – proof
14. Angles14. Estimation of distances and areas14. Circles14. Reciprocals, factors and multiples14. Factorising & cancelling algebraic expression14. Calculating roots of equations
15. Time15. Pie charts15. Decimals15. Rearranging formula15. Indices *15. Comparing sets of data
16. Formulae16. Fractions 216. Rotations16. Loci16. Solving linear equations16. Working with algebraic fractions
17. Probability 217. Linear graphs17. Decimals 217. Trigonometry *17. Combining transformations
17. Order of operations18. Classifying quadrilaterals18. Ratio and proportion18. Accuracy18. Area & volumes of similar shapes18. Further simultaneous equations
18. Two-way Tables19. Simplifying algebra19. Working with data19. Indices19. Rearranging formulae19. Graphs (Sine, Cosine, Tangent)
20. Interpreting statistical data and measures20. Transformations20. Sequences20. Time series & moving averages *20. Transforming functions
21. Positive and negative numbers21. Prisms and units21. Quadratic equations21. Iteration
22. Fractions
23. Transformations 2

In addition, the Statistics course requires the following topics to be taught; Foundation tier – boxplots and interquartile range, sampling techniques; Higher tier – Spearman’s Rank, standard deviation, additional sampling techniques

* denotes topics that will be taught to targeted lower ability students during intervention sessions.

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