Note: Lesson plans and resources based on the Primary v1.0 will still be able to be used with the CanDoMaths Nav. What kind of independent work should my daughter be completing? New for 2019 is KS3 Maths Now: designed to prepare todays’ KS3 pupils for GCSE 9-1. In both primary and secondary schools, teachers should use their judgement about when ICT tools should be used. The Schools’ Minister Nick Gibb MP wrote to all secondary schools: Website Terms, Cookies and PrivacyPolicies, Newstead 2030 Vision - School Fundraising, The Elective Options Cycle: Year 10, Year 11 and Year 12, Financial Accountability and Freedom of Information. Students will complete a very wide variety of study encompassing topics from all sections of the new KS3 national curriculum including number, algebra, shape and space and statistics. The core subject lessons at Key Stage 3 are the same as those at Key Stage 2 – English, Maths… %PDF-1.5

National curriculum in England Purpose of study A high-quality computing education equips pupils to use computational thinking and creativity to understand and change the world. 4439859. We also publish Recall and Progress Tests to allow you to easily assess student progress.

Please do not worry if you do not understand the topics, you do not have to! After the test they should write down correct solutions to any questions they did wrongly. Students will usually be set two short pieces of homework each week, however, these may be combined into one piece of work. <> The point of setting is simply to have students working with peers who are developing at a similar rate at a particular time. Students will also work on some substantial pieces of independent work this year: a series of investigative tasks that teach them to think independently in maths and improve their problem solving skills and their ability to write down their findings to communicate their knowledge to others. x��WKo�6���Q* ����@��������"؃�պ9$ں��~�r�Z�h)N�Pg8�� �_�����SM..�˺.��*���|S���o��Q柊��kQ?W��ݿ����kY|+w��/d��N�+N�|�N8a�� זj U@6/(��3d��t¨Ҋ0ʬ8 �d�m�ml�v=��5@Hb��Fd�+�����-�|��Ɣ�i�e�/f��؏G��)��P�d���0����5�����Xͺ��2ق%�Q+�a1��z]�_I���2�ZG����8F÷L3��Mvif�2�,��I����ǿ?��ab�fp$�5� f�V��R������bԩc��,Y�,H)�yU��K�b���nU���Nz���p�]C�з�-� �Fʂ��*⨑��r*LT���D:*T#-a1q�*��k�?y&�~)�%�dY�?�K�Oޥ7��%af #�4ɨ$}�:��C��>����i���f F�a�������t���ғsk�,"[;�e�#�)8�&M?�x��Իg�����!X�P��ۆv����ZO����`�q�. endobj They should revise for these thoroughly by trying questions and asking about any they cannot do in class. If they still don’t get it at the end they should tell the teacher who may see them at lunchtime to clarify any outstanding issues. Students should start to attempt each of these soon after they are set (and not the night before the deadline) so that if they cannot understand a large part of them they have time to come to see their teacher to ask questions before the work is due. Under the coalition government of 2010-15 the decision was made to end the use of National Curriculum levels in English secondary schools. <>/ExtGState<>/XObject<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageB/ImageC/ImageI] >>/MediaBox[ 0 0 595.32 841.92] /Contents 4 0 R/Group<>/Tabs/S/StructParents 0>> What should my daughter do if she feels she is struggling in the subject? These skills are vital in the new GCSE syllabus.

In the summer exam, students will answer questions on the whole of the year’s work. 4 0 obj New for 2019 is KS3 Maths Now: designed to prepare todays’ KS3 pupils for GCSE 9-1. 1016538) and ULT (Registered in England No. There are more resources outlined on the Moodle site. Spoken language The national curriculum for mathematics reflects the importance of spoken language in Computing has deep links with mathematics, science, and design and technology, and provides … What do we expect of the students in the classroom? %����

Students will complete a very wide variety of study encompassing topics from all sections of the new KS3 national curriculum including number, algebra, shape and space and statistics. Log in, The school is part of United Learning.

the basic requirements of the National Curriculum but also, in line with our Dare to be Great ethos, to take steps to make sure that all students will be enriched and challenged in their academic and pastoral learning.

The Ruskin Curriculum. This Key stage 3 Maths syllabus page details all aspects of the year 7 Maths curriculum. Charity No. <>>> Who can I contact for further advice and information? If you are stuck on a topic at home we subscribe to the Hegartymaths website which will take you through any topic with a tutorial and give you questions to practice. The students should turn up to every maths lesson with the correct equipment ie in addition to the normal items a calculator, ruler, protractor and compass. endobj United Learning comprises: UCST (Registered in England No: 2780748. Curriculum Overview at Key Stage 3: The start of KS3 marks an exciting time for our students – it is the bridge between primary school, building on the knowledge and skills gained there and the preparation for studies at GCSE and the establishment of pathways for students’ future aspirations. In some cases they may arrange an older student mentor to help.

Year 7 Maths Curriculum. Each six to eight weeks students will complete a test on the topics they have just covered. What will students be studying in Maths this year? Students should be completing the regular homework assignments to progress in the subject. - The CanDoMathsNav is the only one that has been updated with the term dates for 2019/20 – and yes with these additions it is still all possible within the academic year!!

If these do not help please ask your daughter to see her teacher. 2 0 obj 3 0 obj We also publish Recall and Progress Tests to … 1 0 obj Further supportive resources for KS3 include the Frameworking range, The Shanghai Maths Project, and our popular range of revision books.

This is what children aged 11 to 12 should know for the key stage 3, year 7 Maths course. Tel: 01832 864 444, Financial Accountability and Freedom of Information What are the major assessments this year? An Exempt Charity). The best way to provide general support to students is by talking to them about their work in the subject and how things are going. Some students get worried about setting in Y8: again please re-assure her that at Newstead every set is quite similar and covers the same material leading ultimately to Higher level GCSE and beyond. Further supportive resources for KS3 include the Frameworking range, The Shanghai Maths Project, and our popular range of revision books. Some students become anxious about a subject: coming from a primary school where they are near the top of the class to Newstead where everyone is good in any subject and they don’t stand out can be disconcerting: please re-assure her that she is still very good at maths and will be competing with the same cohort as Junior school when public exams come along. In the first instance, she should speak to her subject teacher. When the class is going through homework they should ask about any questions they do not understand, and make a correction in their books, not just a number but also a method so that they can remember how to do it when revising. Companies limited by guarantee. In year 7 and 8, students engage with a broad and balanced range of subjects which follow the new national curriculum in order to secure key knowledge, skills, concepts and learning needed to be successful in their educational journey. There will be starred, optional questions to stretch those who are talented, but if these are not sufficiently challenging tell your teacher. They are revised constantly and anyone in any set can access AS and A2 at KS5. She should try to identify specific questions which she is finding a challenge so that they can offer targeted support. They should pay close attention in class and ask if they do not understand any part of the lesson. Please feel free to contact your current maths teacher at first instance via maths@newsteadwood.co.uk, Newstead Wood School, stream Registered address: United Learning, Worldwide House, Thorpe Wood, Peterborough, PE3 6SB. Avebury Road, Orpington, Kent, BR6 9SA, Copyright ©2020 VAT number 834 8515 12. endobj Each student should be trying to work to the best of their ability, that’s all that any of us can ask, and not be constantly comparing themselves to others. Mathematics – key stages 1 and 2 4 and mental arithmetic are secure. KS3 assessment – introduction and vision In 1988 the English National Curriculum was launched and, with it, came levels. Free resources to help with learning at home, We are currently dispatching orders as normal, but delivery times may be affected, Decodable Reading Books - Collins Big Cat for Letters and Sounds, English dictionaries & thesauruses for schools, AQA GCSE English Language and English Literature 9-1, Multiplication Tables Check Practice Tool, BookBox - only £29.99 for 8 books plus p+p*, Cambridge Assessment International Education, The Comprehensive Times Atlas of the World, The Shanghai Maths Project - Practice Book Year 7 : For the English National Curriculum, The Shanghai Maths Project - Practice Book Year 8 : For the English National Curriculum, The Shanghai Maths Project - Practice Book Year 9 : For the English National Curriculum, Maths Frameworking - KS3 Maths Pupil Book 1.2, Maths Frameworking - KS3 Maths Pupil Book 3.2, Collins Tests & Assessment - Recall Tests for GCSE 9-1 Maths : KS3 knowledge retrieval, Maths Frameworking - KS3 Maths Pupil Book 2.2, Collins Tests & Assessment - KS3 Maths Progress Tests : For KS3 in England and Wales and for Third Level in Scotland. They will arrange an opportunity to go through the relevant areas, if necessary at lunchtime. We enter students routinely for the national maths challenges, we encourage you strongly to pay for entries to Y7-Y11 in the first term, and there are opportunities to get help with these beforehand and try past papers.