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)

**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

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