Mathematics
Back to Subjects MenuLead Teacher  Mr Ian White
i.white@dittonparkacademy.co.uk
Key Stage 3  Years 7 and 8
Curriculum Information
No of Lessons per fortnight 
Home Learning 
Additional Learning Opportunities 
Dept Support 
Additional Guidance 
Year 7/8  7 
Year 7/8  1 per week for 30 mins 1 per fortnight on Maths watch 1 per fortnight written task in exercise book 
Year 7/8 Stretch and challenge club Maths challenge trips 
Year 7/8 Key skills development Homework support 
Useful books to read:The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets; Any puzzle books Places to visit: Bletchley Park; Thorpe Park and visit the teaching centre. 
Per Term Topic Information for Year 7
Autumn 1  Autumn 2  Spring 1  Spring 2  Summer 1  Summer 2 
All sets Number 1: Number Properties & Calculations Algebra 1: Algebraic expressions 
Sets A/D Shape, space & measure 1: Angles Number 2: Fractions, decimals & percentages Sets B/E; C/F Shape, space & measure 1: Angles 
Sets A/D Statistics & probability 1: Statistics, graphs & charts Sets B/E Number 2: Fractions, decimals & percentages Set C/F Number 2: Calculations with decimals Algebra 2: Functions, equations & formulae 
Sets A/D Algebra 2: Sequences & graphs Sets B/E Statistics & probability 1: Statistics, graphs & charts Set C/F Shape, space & measure 2: Area, perimeter & volume 
Sets A/D Space, shape & measure 2: Area, perimeter & volume Sets B/E Algebra 2: Sequences & Graphics Sets C/F Number 3: Fractions, decimals & percentages 
Sets A/D Number 3: Ratio & proportion Revision Sets B/E Shape, space & measure 2: Area, perimeter & volume Revision Sets C/F Algebra 3: Sequences Revision 
Per Term Topic Information for Year 8
Autumn 1  Autumn 2  Spring 1  Spring 2  Summer 1  Summer 2 
Set A/D Statistics & probability 2: Probability Set B/E Number 3: Ratio & proportion Statistics & probability 2: Probability Set C/F Statistics & probability 1: Statistics, graphs & charts Shape, space & measure 3: Graphs 
Sets A/D Algebra 3: Equations & formulae Shape, space & measure 3: Transformations & constructions Set B/E Algebra 3: Functions, equations & formulae Sets C/F Number 4: Factors, multiples & primes Algebra 4: Graphs 
Set A/D Number 4: Factors, multiples & primes Sets B/E Shape, space & measure 3: Constructions & transformations Sets C/F Statistics & probability 2: Probability 
Sets A/D Algebra 4: Inequalities & quadratics Sets B/E Number 4: Factors, multiples & primes Algebra 4: Inequalities & quadratics Sets C/F Shape, space & measure 4: Constructions Number 5: Ratio & proportion

Sets A/D Shape, space & measure 4: Circles, bearings & right angle triangles Statistics & probability 3: Analysing data from frequency tables Sets B/E Shape, space & measure 4: Circles, bearing & right angle triangles Statistics & probability 3: Analysing data Sets C/F Shape, space & measure 5: Transformations Statistics & probability 3: Analysing data from frequency tables 
Sets A/D Revision Sets B/E Statistics and probability 3: Graphs and charts Revision Sets C/F Revision 
Key Stage 4  Years 9, 10 and 11
Curriculum Information
No of Lessons per fortnight 
Home Learning 
Additional Learning Opportunities 
Dept Support 
Additional Guidance 
Yrs 911 7 
Yr 911  1 per week for 30 mins 1 per fortnight on Maths watch 1 per fortnight written task in exercise book 
Stretch and challenge club Maths Challenge Trips 
Homework Support Sixth Form Mentor support Yr 11 Sixth Form Mentor Support Target 5 Maths watch Support Exam Paper 
Year 911 Useful websites: Maths watch, Maths Genie, Corbett Maths, Khan Academy Useful Revision Guides:CGP higher  ISBN: 9781782944034 CGP foundation – ISBN: 9781782943990 (both items can be purchased from the school shop) Useful books to read: The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets; Any puzzle books Places to visit: Bletchley Park; Thorpe Park and visit the teaching Centre. 
Per Term Topic Information for Year 9
Autumn 1  Autumn 2  Spring 1  Spring 2  Summer 1  Summer 2 
Foundation Unit 1a  Integers and place value Unit 1b  Decimals Unit 2a  Algebra the basics Higher Unit 1a  calculations, checking and rounding Unit 1b  indices, roots, reciprocals and hierarchy of operations Unit 1c  Factors, multiples, primes, Standard Form and surds. 
Foundation Unit 1c  indices, Powers and roots Unit 1d  Factors, Multiples and Primes Unit 4a  Fractions, Decimals and Percentages Higher Unit 2a  Algebra the basics Unit 2b  Sequences 
Foundation Unit 4b  Percentages Unit 11a  Ratio Uit 11b  proportion Higher Unit 4a  Fractions and Percentages Unit 4b  Ratio and proportion 
Foundation Unit 6a  Properties of shapes, parallel lines etc Unit 6b  Interior and exterior angles of polygons Unit 2b  Expressions and substitutions and formulae Higher Unit 5a  Polygons, angles and parallel lines. Unit 6a  Graphs the basics and real life graphs Unit 6b  Linear graphs and coordinate geometry 
Foundation Unit 5a  Equations and inequalities Unit 5b  Sequences Unit 9a  Real life graphs Higher Unit 7a  Perimeter, Area and Circles Unit 16a  Circle theorems Unit 8a  Transformations 
Foundation Unit 9b  Straight line graphs Unit 8  Perimeter, area and volume Higher Unit 8b  Constructions, loci and bearings 
Per Term Topic Information for Year 10
Autumn 1  Autumn 2  Spring 1  Spring 2  Summer 1  Summer 2 
Foundation Unit 3a  Tables, charts and graphs Unit 3b  Pie Charts Unit 3c  Scatter graphs Unit 7  Statistics, sampling and the averages Higher Unit 3a  Averages and range Unit 3b  Representing and interpreting data and scatter graphs Unit 10  Probability 
Foundation Unit 13  Probability Higher Unit 14a  Collecting data Unit 14b  Cumulative frequency, Box plots and histograms Unit 7b  3D forms and volume, cylinders, cones and spheres 
Foundation Unit 17  Circles, Cylinders, cones and spheres Unit 19a  similarity and congruence in 2D Higher Unit 7c  Accuracy and bounds Unit 9a  Solving quadratic and simultaneous equations 
Foundation Unit 10  Transformations Higher Unit 9b  Inequalities Unit 5b  Pythagoras theorem and trigonometry 
Foundation Unit 12  Right angled triangles, Pythagoras and trigonometry Unit 14  Multiplicative reasoning Unit 15a  Plans and elevations Higher Unit 6c  Quadratic, cubic and other graphs Unit 11  Multiplicative reasoning Unit 12  Similarity and congruence in 2d and 3d 
Foundation Unit 15b  Constructions, loci and bearings Higher Unit 13a  Graphs of Trigonometric functions 
Per Term Topic Information for Year 11
Autumn 1  Autumn 2  Spring 1  Spring 2  Summer 1  Summer 2 
Foundation Unit 16a  Quadratic equations, expanding and factorising Unit 16b  Quadratic equations and graphs Higher Unit 13b  Further Trigonometry Unit 15  Quadratics, expanding and graphs Unit 16b Circle geometry 
Foundation Unit 18b  indices and standard form Unit 19b  vectors Higher Unit 17  Changing the subject of more complex formulae etc Unit 18  vectors and geometric proof 
Foundation Unit 20  Rearranging equations etc Higher Unit 19a  Reciprocal and exponential graphs 
Foundation Revision Higher Unit 19b  Direct and inverse proportion 
Foundation Key topic revision Higher Key topic revision 
Foundation Revision using exam papers Higher Revision using exam papers 
Key Stage 5  Years 12 and 13
Curriculum Information
No of Lessons per fortnight 
Home Learning 
Additional Learning Opportunities 
Dept Support 
Additional Guidance 
Yr 12 (ALevel Maths)  9 Core Maths  6 Applied Maths  3 Yr 12 (Further Maths)  4 Compulsory  2 Option  2 Year 13 (ALevel Maths)  9 Core  6 Applied Maths  3 Yr 13 Further Maths  4 Compulsory  2 Option  2 
Homework will be set every week and will last for around 60 mins 
Maths mentor support club Maths challenge trips 
Sixth Form intervention 
All Years Useful Websites: Corbett Maths Khan Academy Useful books to read: Places to visit: Useful textbooks  Yr 12 (ALevel Maths)ââEdexcel AS and A level Mathematics Statistics & Mechanics  ISBN: 9781292232539 Yr 12 Further Maths Edexcel AS and A level Further Mathematics Core Pure Mathematics Book  ISBN: 9781292183336 Yr 13 ALevel Maths Edexcel A level Mathematics Statistics & Mechanics Year 2  ISBN: 9781446944073 Yr 13 Further Maths Edexcel A level Further Mathematics Core Pure Mathematics Book 2  ISBN: 9781292183343 
Per Term Information Year 12 (ALevel Maths)
Autumn 1  Autumn 2  Spring 1  Spring 2  Summer 1  Summer 2 
Core Algebraic Expressions Quadratics Equations and inequalities Graphs and transformations Straight line graphs circles Trigonometric ratios Applied Data Collection Measures of location and spread 
Core Algebraic methods The binomial expansion Applied Representation of data Modelling in mechanics 
Core Trigonometric identities and equations Vectors Applied Correlation Constant acceleration 
Core Differentiation Applied Probability Forces and motion 
Core Integration Applied Statistical distributions 
Core Exponentials and logarithms Applied Hypothesis testing Variable accelerations 
Per Term Topic Information for Year 12 (Further Maths)
Autumn 1  Autumn 2  Spring 1  Spring 2  Summer 1  Summer 2 
Compulsory Complex numbers Argand diagrams Option Algorithms Graphs and networks 
Compulsory Series Roots of polynomials Option Algorithms on graphs Route inspection 
Compulsory Volumes of revolution Matrices Option The travelling salesman problem 
Compulsory Linear transformations Option Linear programming 
Compulsory Proof by induction Option The simplex algorithm 
Compulsory Vectors Option Critical path analysis 
Per Term Topic Information for Year 13 (Alevel Maths)
Autumn 1  Autumn 2  Spring 1  Spring 2  Summer 1  Summer 2 
Core Further algebraic methods Functions and graphs Sequences and series Applied Regression, correlation and hypothesis testing Moments Forces and friction 
Core Binomial expansion Radians Trigonometric functions Applied Conditional probability Projectiles 
Core Trigonometry and modelling Parametric equations Further differentiation Applied The normal distribution Applications of forces 
Core Numerical methods Further integration Further vectors Applied The normal distribution Further kinematics 
Core Revision Applied Revision 
Core Revision Applied Revision 
Per Term Topic Information for Year 13 (Further Maths)
Autumn 1  Autumn 2  Spring 1  Spring 2  Summer 1  Summer 2 
Compulsory Further complex numbers Further series Option Discreet random variables Poisson distributions OR Momentum and impulse Work, energy and power 
Compulsory Methods in calculus Further volumes of revolution Option Geometric and negative binomial distributions Hypothesis testing OR Elastic strings and springs 
Compulsory Polar coordinates Hyperbolic functions Option General limit theorem Chisquared tests OR Elastic collisions in one dimension 
Compulsory Methods in differential equations Modelling with differential equations Option Probability generating functions Quality of tests OR Elastic collisions in two dimensions 
Compulsory Revision Option Revision 
Compulsory Revision Option Revision 