What will your child learn in Maths in year 7?
Term 1 – Probability, Number.
Term 2 – Algebra – simplifying expressions, substituting into expressions and solving equations
Term 3 – Properties of polygons, Area and circumference of a circle, Perimeters, Scale drawings
Term 4 – Angles, Constructions.
Term 5 – Algebra – Coordinates and Sequences.
Term 6 – Sketching graphs, Ratio & Proportion, Translations, Reflections & Rotations
How can you help your child?
  • Use opportunities to use Maths at home – eg money, bills, games.
  • Ask your child to explain what they have learnt in their Maths lessons.
  • Support your child when they are completing Independent Study ensuring it has been completed to the best of their ability.
  • Encourage your child to ask for help in school if they need it.
  • Show them your methods for completing calculations.
  • Use www.mymaths.co.uk for online help on topics.
  • Help them prepare for the termly assessments by going back over topics in their books and practising the skills.

 

How will Independent Study be organised?
  • Independent Study will be set each week.  It will provide valuable practice of the key skills. The details of the IS will be recorded on MILK.
  • It may be set on Mymaths or it may be a work sheet.
  • The IS will be recorded on Edmodo and can be accessed on Edmodo.
  • Students will receive feedback on their IS.
  • If your child finds the IS is too difficult they should seek help from their Maths teacher.
  • Feel free to help your child to understand and solve a problem if necessary.
How will your child be assessed in Maths?
Term 1
60% Socrative multiple choice test

Probability, Number

40% Long answer question

Probability, Number

Term 2
60% Socrative multiple choice test

Algebra – simplifying expressions, substituting into expressions and solving equations

 

40% Long answer question

Algebra – simplifying expressions, substituting into expressions and solving equations

Term 3
60% Socrative multiple choice test

Properties of polygons, Area and circumference of a circle, Perimeters, Scale drawings

 

40% Long answer question

Properties of polygons, Area and circumference of a circle, Perimeters, Scale drawings

 

Term 4
60% Socrative multiple choice test

Angles, Constructions

40% Long answer question

Angles, Constructions

Term 5
60% Socrative multiple choice test

Algebra – Coordinates and Sequences

40% Long answer question

Algebra – Coordinates and Sequences

Term 6
60% Socrative multiple choice test

Sketching graphs, Ratio & Proportion, Translations, Reflections & Rotations

40% Long answer question

Sketching graphs, Ratio & Proportion, Translations, Reflections & Rotations