Year 8 Mathematics

Course and Assessment Overview 2019

Week Content Assessments

Term 1

1

Number & Algebra: Integers

– Whole Number addition and subtraction 1A

– Whole number multiplication and division 1B

– The order of operations 1C

 
2

Number & Algebra: Integers

– Squares, cubes and other powers 1D

– The index 1E

PAT Testing

 
3

Number & Algebra: Integers

– Further number properties 1F

– Divisibility and prime factorisation 1G

– Scientific Notation (extension)

 
4

Number & Algebra: Integers

– Negative Numbers 1H

– Addition and subtraction of negative integers 1I

– Multiplication and Division of integers 1J

Assessment
5 & 6

Measurement & Geometry: Lines, Shapes & Solids

– Angles at a point/ Complementary/Supplementary Angles 2A

– Parallel Lines (Corresponding, Alternate, Co-Interior) 2B

 
7

Measurement & Geometry: Lines, Shapes & Solids

– Triangles/Angle Sum 2C

– Quadrilaterals 2D

 
8

Measurement & Geometry: Lines, Shapes & Solids

– Polygons 2E

– Solids 2F

Assessment
9

Statistics & Probability: Statistics & Probability

– Interpreting graphs and tables 8A

– Frequency tables and tallies 8B

– Histograms 8C

 
10

Statistics & Probability: Statistics & Probability

– Range and measure of centre 8D

– Survey and sampling 8E

– Probability 8F

Assessment

Term 2

1 & 2

Number & Algebra: Ratios & Rates

– Introducing ratios 6A

– Simplifying ratios 6B

– Dividing a quantity in a given ratio 6C

 
3

Number & Algebra: Ratios & Rates

– Introducing rates 6E

– Scale drawing 6D

Assessment
4

Number & Algebra: Fractions, Decimals & Percentages

– Equivalent fractions 3A

– Operations with fractions 3B

 
5

Number & Algebra: Fractions, Decimals & Percentages

– Understanding Decimals 3C

– Operations with decimals 3D

– Terminating, recurring and rounding decimals 3E

 
6

Number & Algebra: Fractions, Decimals & Percentages

– Percentages 3F

– Decreasing and Increasing by a percentage 3H

– Examination Revision

Assessment
7 EXAMS Exam
8 EXAMS Exam
9

Statistics & Probability:

– Venn diagrams 8G

– Two way tables 8H

 
10

Statistics & Probability:

– Experimental probability 8I

Assessment

Term 3

1 & 2

Number & Algebra: Algebra

– The language of algebra 5A

– Substitution and equivalence 5B

– Adding and subtracting terms 5C

 
3 & 5

Number & Algebra: Algebra

– Multiplying and dividing terms 5D

– Expanding brackets 5E

– Factorising expressions 5F

Assessment
6 & 7

Number & Algebra: Equations

– Equations Review 7A

– Solving equations using backtracking 7B

Solving equations using balancing method 7C

 
8 &9

Number & Algebra: Equations

– Equations with fractions 7D

Equations with brackets (extension) 7E

Assessment

Term 4

1 & 2

Number and Algebra: Straight line graphs

– Number Plane 9A

– Rules and tables 9B

– Plotting straight lines graphs 9C

 
3 & 4

Number and Algebra: Straight line graphs

– Finding the rule using tables 9D

– Gradient 9E

Assessment
5

Measurement & Geometry: Transformation & Congruence

– Reflection 10A

– Translation 10B

 
6

Measurement & Geometry: Transformation & Congruence

– Rotation 10C

– Congruent figures

 
7

Measurement & Geometry: Transformation & Congruence

– Congruent Triangles

– Tessellations

Assessment
8 EXAMS Exam
9 EXAMS Exam

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