Year 11 Maths


Higher Mathematics    

Exam Board:  AQA

Module

Start Date

Finish Date

Homework

Parental/Carer Support

 

Apply the circle theorems concerning angles, radii, tangents and chords.

 

Sept  

Sept

 

MyMaths

 

Check students are getting “green” and

if not students

need to attend

h/w club (see below).

 

 

Use the form y = mx + c  to identify parallel and perpendicular lines.

 

Sept Sept
 

Recognise and use the equation

of a circle with centre at the origin.

 

Find the equation of a tangent to a circle at a given point.

 

Sept Sept
 

Use Pythagoras, and trigonometry to calculate missing angles and sides including in 3D.

 

Use the sine rule for area.

 

Sept Oct Cheat sheet for assessment.

Assess skills against assessment checklist.

Students will need

to produce cheat sheets as part of revision.

 

Solve linear inequalities algebraically and graphically.

 

Solve quadratic inequalities in

one variable.

 

Nov Nov MyMaths Check students are getting “green” and

if not students need to attend h/w club

(see below).

Use vectors to construct geometrical arguments and proof. Nov Nov
Interpret the succession of two functions as a composite function. Nov Dec
 

Solve quadratic equations by completing the square and by using the quadratic formula.

 

Deduce turning points of quadratic functions by completing the square.

 

Dec Christmas
holidays
Use mymaths and revision guides to aid revision for their mock exam. Provide a quiet area for students to study.
 

Recognise, sketch and interpret graphs.

 

Sketch translations and reflections of a given function.

 

Jan Jan MyMaths Check students are getting “green” and if not students need to attend h/w club (see below).
Construct and interpret histograms. Feb Feb
Revision for final GCSE examination. March Summer Mymaths and examination papers. Ensure students have a quiet place to study and revise.

 

Support/Study Guides Available:

 

Title

Available From

Approximate Cost

MyMaths www.mymaths.co.uk Free
BBC Bitesize www.bbc.co.uk/education Free
Mathswatch CD Maths staffroom £3.00
CGP revision guide Maths staffroom £6.50

 

 Extra Support:

 

What

When

Where

Homework support Every lunch, 12.20 – 12.50 C2
Example cheat sheets and blank templates available on request from teacher Will be needed before assessment at the end of each half term Maths staffroom
How 2 Do Maths (PPTs on basic skills) As needed School website
Teacher recommended resources, video clips and websites Throughout the year Student email – students should check their school email address regularly

as Miss Trueman (KS4 Coordinator) emails year groups with information

Worksheets As needed From Miss Trueman (based in T13)

 

Other ways in which parents/carers can help:

 

●   Spelling tests of key words.

●   Test times tables and mental arithmetic.

●   Ask students to explain HOW they have worked something out.

●   Make posters of important formulae and facts and test recall of these.

●   All students should have the latest Casio calculator (available in most supermarkets and stationers)
and will ideally have a maths equipment set including a protractor and a pair of compasses.

 

 

Foundation Mathematics    

 Exam Board:  AQA

Module

Start Date

Finish Date

Homework

Parental/Carer Support

Find angles and lengths in R.A triangles in 2D using trigometry. Sept  

Sept

 

MyMaths Check students are getting “green” and if not students need to attend h/w club (see below).
 

Calculate with roots and integer, negative indices.

 

Sept Sept
Solve 2 linear simultaneous equations. Sept Oct
 

Enlargement including fractional SF.

 

Oct Oct
Expand products of 2 binomials.

Factorise quadratic expressions.

Oct Oct Cheat sheet for assessment.

Assess skills.

against assessment checklist.

Students will need to produce cheat sheets as part of revision.
Solve problems involving direct and inverse proportion.

Nov

Nov

MyMaths Check students are getting “green” and if not students need to attend h/w club (see below).
Calculate surface area and volume of 3D shapes. Nov Nov
Solve problems and understand geometric progressions. Nov Dec
Identify and interpret quadratic functions graphically. Dec Christmas
holidays
Use mymaths and revision guides to aid revision for their mock exam. Provide a quiet area for students to study.
Set up, solve and interpret answers to growth and decay problems. Jan Jan MyMaths Check students are getting “green” and if not students need to attend h/w club (see below).
Solve quadratic equations algebraically by factorising.

Jan

Feb
Infer properties of populations or distributions from a sample using measures of central tendency. Feb Feb
Apply addition, subtraction and multiplication of vectors. Form and interpret  diagrammatic and column representations of vectors. Feb Feb Cheat sheet for assessment.

Assess skills against assessment checklist.

Students will need to produce cheat sheets as part of revision.
Revision for final GCSE examination. March Summer Mymaths and examination papers. Ensure students have a quiet place to study and revise.

 

Support/Study Guides Available:

 

Title

Available From

Approximate Cost

MyMaths www.mymaths.co.uk Free
BBC Bitesize www.bbc.co.uk/education Free
MathsBuster CD Maths staffroom or SQUID £5.00
CGP revision guide Maths staffroom or SQUID £2.50

 

Extra Support:

 

What

When

Where

Homework support Every lunch, 12.20 – 12.50 C2
Example cheat sheets and blank templates available on request

from teacher

Will be needed before assessment at the end

of each half term

Maths staffroom
How 2 Do Maths

(PPTs on basic skills)

As needed School website
Teacher recommended resources, video clips and websites Throughout the year Student email – students should check their school email address regularly as Miss Trueman (KS4 Coordinator) emails year groups with information
Worksheets As needed From Miss Trueman (based in T13)

 

Other ways in which parents/carers can help:

 

 ●   Spelling tests of key words.

●   Test times tables and mental arithmetic.

●   Ask students to explain HOW they have worked something out.

●   Make posters of important formulae and facts and test recall of these.

●   All students should have the latest Casio calculator (available in most supermarkets and stationers) and will ideally have a maths equipment set including a protractor and a pair of compasses.