KS3 Mathematics

Year 7

Autumn Term Spring Term Summer Term
  • Venn diagrams
  • Carroll diagrams
  • Logical reasoning
  • Set theory
Introduction to Algebra
  • Co-ordinates
  • Negative numbers
  • Writing expressions
  • Simplifying expressions
  • Substitution
  • Simple patterns with decimals and negative numbers
Area and Measures
  • Using time
  • Reading timetables
  • Labelling, measuring and drawing angles
  • Metric and Imperial measurements
  • Finding the area and perimeter of squares, rectangles, triangles, circles, trapezia, parallelograms and compound shapes
Whole Numbers
  • Basic arithmetic revision
  • Place value
  • Rounding
  • Types of number
Introduction to Data
  • Collecting data
  • Setting up an enquiry
  • Presenting and interpreting data in bar charts, pictographs,
  • line graphs
  • Finding the average and range from raw data and graphs
Summer Examinations
Revision of all 5 topics leading up to the summer examination.
  • Basic arithmetic with decimals
  • Place value
  • Rounding
  • Multiplying and dividing by 10,100,1000

Year 8

Autumn Term Spring Term Summer Term
Fractions, Decimals and Percentages
  • Recognise fractions
  • Fractions/Percentage of amounts
  • Adding and subtracting fractions
  • Equivalent and cancelling fractions
  • Top – heavy and mixed fractions
  • Equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages
  • Expanding and factorising expressions
  • Re-arranging expressions
  • Using Formula
  • Expressions and equations from real life situations
  • Solving simple equations
Properties of Shape
  • Properties of 2D shapes
  • Symmetry
  • Congruence and similarity
  • Finding unknown angles in shapes and parallel lines
  • Exterior and interior angles of polygons
  • Constructions
Ratio and Proportion
  • Conversion between metric and imperial
  • Conversion graphs
  • Drawing to scale
  • Use ratio notation
  • Reduce ratio to simplest form
  • Divide a quantity into parts
  • Direct and inverse proportion
  • Speed and density graphs
  • Distance – time graphs
Probability and Pie Charts
  • Drawing and interpreting pie charts
  • Using a probability scale
  • Calculating probability
  • Mutual exclusivity
  • Using tables, grids and Venn diagrams to find probability
  • Theoretical probability
Summer Examinations
Revision of all 5 topics leading up to the summer examination.


Year 9

Autumn Term Spring Term Summer Term
Advanced Number
  • Indices
  • Prime factorisation
  • Significant figures and estimating
  • Multiplying and dividing fractions and decimals
  • Percentage increase and decrease
Advanced Algebra
  • Inequalities
  • Simultaneous Equations
  • Sequences
Advanced Shape
  • Properties of 3D shapes
  • Nets
  • Volume and Surface area
  • Pythagoras
  • Trigonometry
Algebraic Graphs
  • Solving equations with unknowns on both sides
  • Recognise, sketch and produce linear and quadratic graphs
  • using y = mx + c interpret
  • gradients and intercepts
  • Scatter graphs
  • Mean of grouped data
  • Stem and leaf diagrams
  • Comparing two distributions
Summer Examinations
Revision of all 5 topics leading up to the summer examination.