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, CoInterior) 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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