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Key Stage 3 Overview

Year 7

  • Number – Fractions, Decimals and Percentages, Estimation, Number operations, Factors and Multiples, directed numbers.
  • Shape –Angle facts, constructions and Area/Perimeter problems.
  • Algebra- Substitution, collecting like terms, Sequences and  solving equations.
  • Data – Working with averages, Interpreting and representing data, Sets and probability.

Year 8

  • Number – Operations on fractions, Use of a calculator, Percentages, standard form.
  • Shape –Area, converting units, angle facts. Transformations.  
  • Algebra – Expanding brackets, Sequences, Inequalities, Straight line graphs, Solving equations, Indices.
  • Data – Listing outcomes, Representing, analysing and comparing distributions, Finding averages from charts. Measures of location.
  • Probability- Sample space, Venn diagrams
  • Ratio and Proportion – Sharing in given ratios, Direct and inverse proportion, proportional problems involving ratios.

Year 9

  • Number – Standard form, Indices, Factors, Multiples, Primes. Product rule for counting.
  • Shape – Pythagoras, Trigonometry, Isometric drawings,, Transformations, Loci and Constructions, Bearings.
  • Algebra – Inequalities, Simultaneous equations, Straight line graphs, formulae.
  • Data – Scatter Diagrams, Cumulative frequency, Box plots, Tree diagrams
  • Ratio and Proportion – Incorporating problems involving fractions, decimals and percentages with ratio