Key Stage 3

Mathematics at Sherburn high school is broken down in to 11 interconnected topic areas. During KS3 we will visit each of these once but also interleave topics throughout. Our aim is to enable students to gain a deep understanding of mathematics and to equip them with the skills and knowledge to further progress in KS4

Content overview:

The topics students will study across keys stage 3 are

Year 7

  • Manipulating Algebra and Solving Equations
  • Averages Charts and Graphs
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Angles
  • Probability

Year 8

  • Inequalities and review of Solving Equations
  • Fractions Decimals and Percentages
  • Number Properties
  • Area, Perimeter and Volume
  • Sequences and Graphs
  • Transformations

Students are assessed regularly with topic tests at the end of each unit, end of term tests and end of year test encompassing all units of study.

If you require and further information about KS3 mathematics please contact Miss Beardsworth, Curriculum Leader of Mathematics