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Term 1 | Expressions, Calculations, Angles & Polygons | |
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Simplifying expressions. Indices. Expanding and factorising. Algebraic fractions. Place value and rounding. Adding and subtracting. Multiplying and dividing. Systematic listing and the product rule. Angles and parallel lines. Properties of, and angles in, triangles and quadrilaterals. Angles in polygons. Congruence and similarity. | ||

Assessment: Test on: Expressions, Calculations 1, Angles and polygons | Key Words and Terms | |

Term 2 | Data handling 1 & 2, Fractions, Decimals & Percentages | |

Sampling. Organising data. Representing data: pie charts, frequency diagrams, box plots, cumulative frequency graphs, histograms. Averages and spread (including quartiles and the interquartile range). Scatter graphs and correlation, including correlation vs causation. Time series. Fractions and percentages. Calculations with fractions. Converting between fractions, decimals and percentages. Recurring decimals. | ||

Assessment: Test on: T1 topics and Data handling 1 & 2, Fractions, Decimals & Percentages | Key Words and Terms | |

Term 3 | Formulae & Functions & Working in 2D (bearings, area and transformations) | |

Substitution into a formula and rearranging formulae. Functions, including composite and inverse. Algebraic expressions, identities and formulae. Expanding and factorising double brackets, including difference of two squares. Algebraic fractions. Measuring lengths and angles. Bearings. Area of 2D shapes: triangle, parallelogram, trapezium and compound shapes. Transformations (rotations, reflections, translations and enlargements) | ||

Assessment: Test on: T1 and T2 topics, Formulae & Functions & Working in 2D | Key Words and Terms | |

Term 4 | Probability and Measures & Accuracy | |

Probability experiments and relative frequency. Theoretical probability. Mutually exclusive events and probability tree diagrams. Estimation and approximation. Efficient use of a calculator. Measures and accuracy, including error intervals and upper and lower bounds. | ||

Assessment: Test on: All material covered in this term and previous terms. 1 non-calculator paper and 1 calculator paper | Key Words and Terms | |

Term 5 | Equations & Inequalities, Ratio & Proportion, Factors, Powers & Roots and Circles | |

Solving linear equations. Solving quadratic equations using factorisation, completing the square and the quadratic formula. Solving simultaneous equations. Approximate solutions using iterative methods Proportion. Ratio and scales. Percentage change and reverse percentages. Factors and multiples. Powers and roots including laws of indices. Surds. Area and circumference of a circle. Calculating arc lengths and the area of a sector. | ||

Assessment: Test on: T1, T2, T3 and T4 topics and Equations and inequalities, Ratio and proportion, Factors, Powers & Roots. | Key Words and Terms | |

Term 6 | Year 10 Exams, Approximate solutions and inequalities, Constructions & Loci | |

End of year 10 exams. Approximate solutions and iteration. Representing inequalities on a number line and as regions. Solving inequalities. Constructions using a ruler and compass: perpendicular bisector, angle bisector and constructing triangles. Solving problems using loci. | ||

Assessment: Test on: All material covered throughout Year 10. 1 non-calculator paper and 1 calculator paper | Key Words and Terms | |

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