Year 8 Curriculum - Blythe Bridge High School & Sixth Form
1150 # Year 8 Curriculum

Key Stage 3

In Key stage 3, we build on these embedded skills and continue to teach maths following the QCA guidelines. Functional maths activities help children to see the relevance of maths in the real world and are used regularly within topics so that children will know how they can apply the skills they are learning outside the classroom. Homework is set in maths to practise skills and to further develop learning. We appreciate parental support and encourage parents and family members to practice telling the time, multiplication tables and division facts.

 YEAR EIGHT AUTUMN TERM Number – Place value and calculations Statistics – Averages and Measures of Spread. Comparing averages Algebra Expressions and Formulae Geometry and Measures – angles, properties of shape and construction Number – Fractions, decimals and percentages Geometry and Measures 2 – Measures and Mensuration Algebra – Sequences and Nth term SPRING TERM Number – The properties of number and BODMAS Statistics 2 – Representing Data (linear) Algebra – Functions and graphs Geometry and Measures – Construction and transformations Number – Standard form Algebra – Equations SUMMER TERM Number – Decimals, measures fractions and percentages Number – Ratio and proportion Geometry and Measures 4 – Geometrical reasoning Statistics – Probability, scatter graphs, pie charts and correlation Algebra – Algebraic manipulation

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