Queen Marys High School content image
Events Calendar
September 2016
SMTWTFS
123
45678910
11121314151617
18Entrance Test192021222324
25Y10/12 Goal Setting262728Y11 PSHCEE29Y7 Lichfield Trip30
SMTWTFS
1
23Birmingham HE Conference tbc45678
910111213End of Term1415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031
SMTWTFS
12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031
September 2017
SMTWTFS
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
SMTWTFS
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031
SMTWTFS
1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930
December 2017
SMTWTFS
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31

Mathematics Year 7

Aims:
In Year 7 we will build on the Numeracy Strategy that has been delivered in primary schools. We also aim to develop mathematical knowledge as well as oral, written and practical skills in a way which encourages confidence and provides satisfaction and enjoyment.

Content:
In Year 7 the work will consolidate levels 5 and 6 but will be also cover level 7 and some level 8 of the National Curriculum. Each lesson will begin with a mental or oral starter as suggested in the National Numeracy Strategy.

Main topics include:
  • Number - prime factors, LCMs and HCFs and fractions.
  • Algebra - sequences, equations, simplification of algebraic expressions.
  • Shape and space - angles, surface area and volume and construction.
  • Data handling - pie charts, stem and leaf diagrams and sample space diagrams, scattergraphs, probability.
Assessment:
Homework is given once each week and should take approximately thirty minutes. Assessments will be set each term with an end-of-year school examination to assess overall progress.

Extra Curricular:
Maths Surgery will take place on 2 lunchtimes each week and will be open to all girls in years 7 - 9 who are experiencing difficulties or would like extra help with their classwork and/or homework.

Useful Websites:
www.mymaths.co.uk
www.nrich.maths.org
www.emaths.co.uk
www.mangahigh.com