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Programme Of Study: GCSE Higher Tier

Unit: Geometry, Number & Algebra

Lesson 1: Tuesday 23/9/14 (P1)

Topic: Cumulative frequency & box plots. Circle theorems. (MathsWatch Clips ??)

Lesson 2: n/a

Topic: n/a

Lesson 3: Thursday 25/9/14 (P2)

Topic: Constructions. Loci. (MathsWatch Clips ??)

Homework: Cumulative frequency examination questions.

Set: Thursday 25/9/14 (P2)

Due: Tuesday 30/9/14 (P1)

News: After-school sessions will be held in Room 9 on Tuesday & Wednesday (23/9/14 & 24/9/14) from 14.30 until 15.30.

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Programme Of Study: Year 9 Lower

Units: Algebraic Manipulation & Data Handling

Lesson 1: Tuesday 23/9/14 (P5)

Topic: Index Laws. (MathsWatch Clip 111)

Lesson 2: n/a

Topic: n/a

Lesson 3: Thursday 25/9/14 (P3)

Topic: Averages with missing number problems. (MathsWatch Clip 41)

Lesson 4: Friday 26/9/14 (P1)

Topic: Averages from tables (meanmedian & mode). (MathsWatch Clip 133)

Homework: Homework Worksheet 3

Set: Friday 26/9/14 (P1)

Due: Tuesday 30/9/14 (P5)

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Programme Of Study: Year 8 Lower

Units: Algebraic Manipulation & Statistics And Probability

Lesson 1: Monday 22/9/14 (P4)

Topic: Writing and simplifying algebraic expressions using the index laws. (MathsWatch Clip 111)

Lesson 2: Tuesday 23/9/14 (P3)

Topic: Averages and range. (MathsWatch Clip 41)

Lesson 3: n/a

Topic: n/a

Lesson 4: Friday 26/9/14 (P2)

Topic: Averages from tables (mean, median & mode). (MathsWatch Clip 133)

Homework: Homework Worksheet 3

Set: Friday 26/9/14 (P2)

Due: Monday 29/9/14 (P4)

Programme Of Study: Year 8 Upper

Unit: Statistics & Probability

Lesson 1: n/a

Topic: n/a

Homework: n/a

Set: n/a

Due: n/a

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Programme Of Study: Year 7 Middle

Unit: Algebra Simplification

Lesson 1: Monday 22/9/14 (P3)

Topic: Collecting like terms. (MathsWatch Clip 102)

Lesson 2: n/a

Topic: n/a

Lesson 3: Friday 26/9/14 (P4)

Topic: Multiplying algebraic expressions. (MathsWatch Clip 102)

Lesson 4: Friday 26/9/14 (P5)

Topic: Index Laws. (MathsWatch Clip 111)

Homework: Homework Worksheet 3

Set: Monday 22/9/14 (P3)

Due: Friday 26/9/14 (P4)

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Programme Of Study: Year 7 Upper

Unit: Percentages 1

Lesson 1: Monday 22/9/14 (P2)

Topic: Percentages of amounts. (MathsWatch Clips 51 & 52)

Lesson 2: Thursday 25/9/14 (P1)

Topic: Percentage increases and decreases (non-calculator). (MathsWatch Clip 93)

Lesson 3: Thursday 26/9/14 (P5)

Topic: Percentage increases and decreases (calculator). (MathsWatch Clip 93)

Homework: Homework Worksheet 3

Set: Thursday 25/9/14 (P5)

Due: Monday 29/9/14 (P2)

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Programme Of Study: GCSE Higher Tier

Unit: Geometry, Number & Algebra

Lesson 1: Tuesday 16/9/14 (P1)

Topic: Compound interest. Transformations (rotations & reflections). (MathsWatch Clips 137, 74 & 75)

Lesson 2: Wednesday 17/9/14 (P1)

Topic: Indices. Transformations (enlargements & translations). (MathsWatch Clips 111 ,76 & 77)

Lesson 3: Thursday 18/9/14 (P2)

Topic: Surds. Similarity. (MathsWatch Clips 157 & 149)

Homework: Enlargement examination questions.

Set: Thursday 18/9/14 (P2)

Due: Tuesday 23/9/14 (P1)

News: After-school sessions will be held in Room 9 on Tuesday & Wednesday (16/9/14 & 17/9/14) from 14.30 until 15.30.

I’ve always wondered why too! Great maths-related cartoon from Mark Anderson!

I’ve always wondered why too! Great maths-related cartoon from Mark Anderson!

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Programme Of Study: Year 9 Lower

Unit: Algebraic Manipulation

Lesson 1: Tuesday 16/9/14 (P5)

Topic: Collecting like terms. (MathsWatch Clip 102)

Lesson 2: Wednesday 17/9/14 (P4)

Topic: Multiplying algebraic expressions. (MathsWatch Clip 102)

Lesson 3: Thursday 18/9/14 (P3)

Topic: Index Laws. (MathsWatch Clip 111)

Lesson 4: Friday 19/9/14 (P1)

Topic: Index Laws. (MathsWatch Clip 111)

Homework: Homework Worksheet 2

Set: Friday 19/9/14 (P1)

Due: Tuesday 23/9/14 (P5)

Wonderful maths-related cartoon from Scott Hilburn! Don’t you just love those word problems…