Mathematics

Department vision

Our department’s vision is to encourage students to aspire, achieve and excel in the realm of mathematics, and to guide pupils towards the discovery of mathematical knowledge. In doing so, we aim to embed that knowledge to ensure that it may be applied fluently to all aspects of learning for life.

What will my son/daughter learn at Key Stage 3?

Students follow the White Rose Maths scheme of work, with a focus on incorporating mastery learning and AQA exam questions.

Which GCSE specification do we prepare students for?

AQA

What will my son/daughter learn at Key Stage 4?

Year 10:

AQA specification, with a link to the White Rose Maths scheme of work.

Congruency, similarity and enlargement

Pythagoras and trigonometry

Representing solutions for equations and inequalities

Simultaneous equations

Angles and bearings

Working with circles

Vectors

Ratios and fractions

Percentages and interest

Probability

Representing data

Non-calculator methods

Types of number

Indices and roots

Expressions

Year 11:

Gradients and lines

Non-linear graphs

Using graphs

Expanding and factorising

Changing the subject

Functions

Multiplicative reasoning

Geometric reasoning

Algebraic reasoning

Transforming and constructing

Listing and describing

Revision of prior knowledge

Are there any websites that will support my son’s/daughter’s learning?

Hegarty Maths

Corbett Maths

Maths Genie

MathsWatch

MyMaths

BBC Bitesize KS3

BBC Bitesize GCSE

JustMaths

PiXL Maths App

National Numeracy

NRICH Maths

Curriculum Information

National Curriculum KS3 Programme of Study

National Curriculum KS4 Programme of Study

AQA GCSE Mathematics 8300 Specification

GCSE Formulae your child will need to know

Careers in Mathematics

Maths Careers

Head of Department: Mr S. Ahmed  

ahmeds@elatschools.co.uk

Key Stage 3 co-ordinator: Ms P. Karia

KariaP@elatschools.co.uk

Key Stage 4 co-ordinator: Ms M. Spoor

mspoor@elatschools.co.uk