Sets 1 & 2
The following table outlines the topics that students are taught and how they are tested.
Year 7 
Year 8 
Year 9 

Autumn 
What will be taught (level 5/6) Negative numbers Decimals +  x ÷ Sequences Area Probability Fractions +  Algebraic Expressions Nets Averages 
(Level 6/7) Index Notation Mental methods of Calculations Sequences Circles Probability 3D shapes Averages Fractions/Decimals +  x ÷ Algebraic Expressions 
(Level7/8) Standard Form Quadratic Sequences Arcs and Sectors Compound Measures Probability Rearranging formulae Algebraic expressions Pythagoras’ Theorem Cumulative Frequency 
How it will be assessed Baseline test in first half term + Half term assessment 
2 x half term assessment 
2 x half term assessment 

Spring 
What will be taught (level 5/6) Order of Operations Mental methods of Calculations Using a calculator Linear Functions Constructions Fractions/Percentages/Ratio Estimating Angles Units of Measurement Interpreting Statistical Diagrams 
(Level 6/7) Order of Operations Using a calculator Straight Line Graphs Constructions Proportional reasoning Estimating Polygons Surveys Interpreting Statistical Diagrams 
(Level7/8) Significant Figures Reciprocals Straight Line graphs Trigonometry Constructions Percentage Change Quadratic Functions Geometric Proof Statistics project 
How it will be assessed 2 x half term assessment 
2 x half term assessment 
2 x half term assessment 

Summer 
What will be taught (level 5/6) Factors/multiples/primes Linear equations Volume Loci Probability Real Life Graphs Decimals Scale drawing Transformations Constructing Statistical Diagrams 
(Level 6/7) Primes/Squares/Cubes Direct Proportion Linear Equations Volume and Surface Area Loci Probability Real Life Graphs Transformations Scale Drawings and Maps Comparing Distributions 
(Level7/8) Index notation Linear Inequalities Loci Volume and Surface Area Similarity Correlation Simultaneous Equations Transformations Constructing Statistical Diagrams 
How it will be assessed End of year assessment (KS3 Optional tests) + Half term assessment 
End of year assessment (KS3 Optional tests) + Half term assessment 
End of year assessment (KS3 Optional tests) + Half term assessment 