Maths

Key Stage 5

AS Exams – May/June:

Paper 1: Pure Mathematics

Written examination: 2 hours

66.66% of the qualification

100 marks

Paper 2: Statistics and Mechanics

Written examination: 1 hour

33.33% of the qualification

50 marks

Extracurricular: Maths Team Challenge (national competition)

Teachers of Maths

Ms M Phull - Subject Team Leader

Ms P Parmar - Second in Charge

Ms A Cripps

Ms H Syed

Ms A Shah

Ms S Gopalakrishnudu

A2 Unit: Summary of Unit content:

  • Core 3 (Pure Mathematics)
  • Core 4 (Pure Mathematics)
  • Statistics 2

Course Assessment :

  • External examinations (May & June)
  • Three written papers – one paper for each of the A2 units
  • Each unit carries equal weighting (33.3% of AS and 16.67% of Advanced GCE)
  • GCE A2 Maths Edexcel

Extracurricular: Senior Team Challenge (national competition)

All Calculator Exams

The booklet ‘Mathematical Formulae and Statistical Tables’ will be provided for all external exams.


Key Stage 4

Year 10 and Year 11 follow the New GCSE Maths curriculum

Board - Edexcel

Spec code: 1MA1

Topics included are

  • number
  • algebra
  • shape
  • space
  • data handling

enabling students to gain additional basic skills in function notation, set theory and calculus.

The qualification obtained will be GCSE Maths

Extracurricular

UKMT Intermediate Maths Challenge


Key Stage 3

Years 7 and 8 follow the AET maths curriculum. Year 9 follows the new GCSE curriculum 1MA1

Years 7 and 8 schemes are comprised of 15 Units.

Autumn Term

  • Unit 1 - Pattern Sniffing
  • Unit 2 - Investigating Number Systems
  • Unit 3 - Solving Calculation Problems
  • Unit 4 - Exploring Shape
  • Unit 5 - Generalising Arithmetic
  • Unit 6 - Reasoning with Measures

Spring Term

  • Unit 7 - Discovering Equivalence
  • Unit 8 - Investigating Statistics
  • Unit 9 - Solving Number Problems
  • Unit 10 - Reasoning with Fractions
  • Unit 11 - Visualising Shape

Summer Term

  • Unit 12 - Exploring Change
  • Unit 13 - Reasoning Proportionally
  • Unit 14 - Describing Position
  • Unit 15 - Measuring and Estimating

Extracurricular

  • Maths Club for Year 7
  • UKMT Junior Maths Challenge
  • Team Up challenge