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Joseph Leckie Academy

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Mathematics

Students entering the Academy in Year 7 follow a newly developed mathematics scheme of Work. Students study topics designed to build on their Key Stage 2 knowledge and understanding As the Academy has a condensed two year KS3, students are provided with the opportunity to make at least two levels of progress throughout the two years.

Course Content

Students will cover the following modules:

  • Special numbers and powers
  • Angles and proof
  • Directed numbers
  • Linear Sequences
  • Fractions
  • Algebraic expressions and brackets
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Decimals
  • Perimeter and Area
  • Probability
  • Functions and Graphs
  • Time / Solving equations
  • Transformations 
  • Shape & constructions
  • Percentages
  • Statistics

Gifted and Talented Provision

  • A fantastic opportunity to participate in the UKMT national test and gain a gold, silver or bronze certificate.

Assessment

  • All students in Year 7 are required to complete two pieces of written homework each week to reinforce learning.
  • After each module is completed, students will be given a summary homework to complete which will provide a national curriculum level. The modular booklets will assess the understanding of each topic and highlight student’s strengths and areas of development, so further action can be taken to raise attainment.
  • During the year, students will also complete eight summative assessments carried under examination conditions. Students will also be given national curriculum level for each module.

Extra Curricular Opportunities

  • A homework club is available each week at lunchtime for all students in years 7 to 10

Equipment Required

  • Pen, Pencil, Ruler and Rubber

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