The aims of the Mathematics Department at Key Stage 3 are:
At Key Stage 3 we will study concepts from the areas of Number, Algebra, Geometry and Measure, and Data Handling to various levels depending on ability and progress. In addition students will:-
The study of Mathematics will allow students to develop their:
Key Stage 3 Assessment
Students’ progress will be monitored using daily classroom based assessment by the teacher with assessment and consolidation tasks at the end of each unit of work. Students will also sit a full KS3 style tests in each term to track progress over the long term.
If you have any queries, please contact Mr L Marling – L.Marling@eatonbank.org
2020 GCSE Exam Revision
The maths department recommends that students use the following websites for revision purposes:
Please encourage your child to do 1 to 2 hours practice per week on these websites
At Eaton Bank we tailor the Mathematics courses we offer to the needs and aspirations of our students.
All sets will study for the 9-1 GCSE in Mathematics from Edexcel.
This is a linear course. There is no coursework and students will be examined at the end of Y11.
Students will be entered for either the Foundation or Higher tier for their GCSE in mathematics. Their tier will depend on prior attainment and target grade. The Foundation tier covers grades 1 to 5 and the Higher tier covers grades 4 to 9. Whilst there is some crossover in the grades available, it is likely that students will only be entered for Higher tier if they are a strong candidate for grade 5 or higher. Students in Y9 have 7 lesson in a fortnight, students in Y10 and Y11 have 8 lesson in a fortnight.
There will be plenty of opportunities to practise exam technique with two full mock exams in Y10 and three further mock exams in Y11. There will also be plenty of extra-curricular activities to support students in their learning.
If you are unsure of anything, either: