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Severn Vale School

An Academy

Maths

Year 7

Students study the 6 key topics; Number, Algebra, Ratio & Proportion, Geometry & Measures, Statistics and Probability.  These topics are spread over 10 units of work.  All students are set on entry and sit a baseline test within the first few weeks of term 1.  In addition to unit tests there is an end of year exam in the summer.  All students receive 7 hours of maths lessons per fortnight.

Year 8

Students study the 6 key topics; Number, Algebra, Ratio & Proportion, Geometry & Measures, Statistics and Probability.  These topics are spread over 10 units of work.  In addition to unit tests there is an end of year exam in the summer.  All students receive 7 hours of maths lessons per fortnight.

Year 9

Students start the Edexcel GCSE (9-1) maths course.  Students will either study the Higher or Foundation tier.  7 units of work are covered during the year.  In addition to unit tests the students sit an end of year exam in the summer term.  All students receive 7 hours of maths lessons per fortnight.

Year 10

Students continue to follow the Edexcel GCSE (9-1) maths course.  9 units of work are covered during the year.  In addition to unit tests the students sit a GCSE mock exam in the summer term.  All students receive 8 hours of maths lessons per fortnight.

Year 11

Students finish the remaining units of the Edexcel GCSE (9-1) maths course.  They then sit 2 mock exams that are spread out so that tailored, bespoke revision can occur.  All students receive 8 hours of maths lessons per fortnight.