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Mathematics - Bridging to GCSE

In Years 7 and 8 each year group is divided into 5 main sets, with an additional small group of students in Year 7 who have been identified as needing extra support to develop their core numeracy. With a focus on investigational and functional mathematics, students will develop their mathematical skills over the key stage preparing them for the GCSE course to follow in Year 9.

U1: Basic Numeracy: Adding and Subtracting
U2: Place Value and Decimals
U3: Applications of Addition and Subtraction
U4: Basic Numeracy Multiplication and Division
U5: Factors, Multiples, Primes and Powers
U6: Applications of Multiplication and Division
U7: Properties of 2D Shapes
U8: Angles in 2D
U9: Construction & Transformation
U10: Fundamentals of Fractions
U11: Fractions, Decimals and Percentages
U12: Simple Sequences
U13: Fundamentals of Formulae
U14: Coordinates & Graphs
U15: Graphs and Charts
U16: Averages & Statistics
U17: Proportional Change

U18: HCF, LCM, Primes and Indices
U19: Fraction Arithmetic
U20: Sequences & General Terms
U21: Solving Equations
U22: Graphs of Functions
U23: Area and Perimeter
U24: Units and Measurements
U25: Right Angled Triangles
U26: Ratio and Proportion
U27: Percentage Applications
U28: Circles
U29: 3D and Volume
U30: Pythagoras & Trigonometry
U31: Compound Measures
U32: Presenting Data
U33: Probability

Students are assessed on a regular basis, and the quarterly reports will feature a level based on the new GCSE 1-9 grades. A guide to the topics required to make progress through the old KS1-3 Levels is included below.