Year 8 Aspiring Higher

Students in year 8 will study a number of topics in mathematics during the year. Below is a table of the topics that we will cover throughout the year. Clicking on the topics will give you details of the outcomes expected of each student at the end of the topic.

Week Date Week No. Feedback Tasks Topic Covered
2 07/09/2015 1 N3E Arithmetic of Fractions
3 14/09/2015 2
4 21/09/2015 1 N1E Basic Indices and Surds
5 28/09/2015 2 A1D Single and double brackets
6 05/10/2015 1
7 12/10/2015 2 TEST 1

N1E N3E A1D S2C S1C

8 19/10/2015 1 Problem Solving
Half Term
9 02/11/2015 2 G3E Transformations
10 09/11/2015 1
11 16/11/2015 2 G1D angle calculations: polygons and and more complex angle calculation
12 23/11/2015 1 TEST 2

G1D G3E

13 30/11/2015 2 Problem solving
14 07/12/2015 1 N2D Basic SI form and estimation
15 14/12/2015 2
Christmas
16 04/01/2016 1 R1D harder percentages and fr/dec/perc
17 11/01/2016 2
18 18/01/2016 1 TEST 3

N2D R1D

19 25/01/2016 2 problem solving
20 01/02/2016 1 G2D 3D: volume, plans and surface area
21 08/02/2016 2
Half Term
22 22/02/2016 1 G3D constructions, congruence and similarity
23 29/02/2016 2 Problem Solving
24 07/03/2016 1 PD-understanding mutually exclusive outcomes
25 14/03/2016 2 R3C metric measures
26 21/03/2016 1 7/8/9EXAM WEEK
Easter
27 11/04/2016 2 A2E geometric and Quadratic Sequences
28 18/04/2016 1 A2F understanding y= mx + c; solving simple equations graphically; distance/time graphs
29 25/04/2016 2
30 02/05/2016 1 problem solving/feedback
31 09/05/2016 2 R2D direct proportion
32 16/05/2016 1 A3D More complex equations, T and I and rearranging
33 23/05/2016 2
Half Term
34 06/06/2015 1 S1D Comparisons and Further Understanding
35 13/06/2015 2
36 20/06/2015 1 TEST 4

R2D R3C A2F A2E A3D S1D

37 27/06/2015 2 Excel and comparing data
38 04/07/2015 1 S2D questionnaires and Sampling, discrete and continuous
39 11/07/2015 2
40 18/07/2015 1 R3D calculating with measures