Y8 Options- Mathematics
Head of Department:
Mr S Roberts
All students will take GCSE Mathematics.
What Will I Study?
Students will build upon skills and knowledge from KS3.
Topics covered include:
Ratio & Proportion
Students will need to be equipped for lessons and bring a scientific calculator, ruler, compass and protractor to all lessons.
What Skills Will I Develop?
Think mathematically - ability to apply their Maths knowledge to a range of contexts
Problem solving – make logical first steps
Analyse and interpret data
How will I be Assessed?
Students will sit the Higher or the Foundation paper. For both tiers there are 3 exams at the end of Year 11.
Each exam is 1hour and 30 minutes long.
Paper 1 is non-calculator
In papers 2 and 3 calculators are allowed.