Mathematics
Curriculum narrative
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Exam board: GCSE: Edexcel GCSE Mathematics
A level: Edexcel GCE A level Mathematics
Key Stage 3 

Year 7 
Working with place value Introducing algebra Lines and angles The probability scale Powers, roots and rounding Formulae, sequences and rules Using measurements Representing and interpreting data Order of operations Linear equations Properties of shapes and solids Ratio Graphs of linear functions Congruence and scale drawings 
Year 8 
Arithmetical operations with decimals and negatives Linear equations with unknowns on both sides Parallel, alternate and corresponding angles Sets and unions Percentages Sequences and relationships Symmetries and constructions Using averages, range and relationships to describe data Multiples, factors and primes Linear equations: graphically and algebraically Accuracy with perimeter, area and volume Dividing quantities into ratios Algebraic equations Translations, rotations and reflections Diagrams and constructions 
Year 9 
Arithmetic with fractions Expressions and formulae Angles and polygons Sample spaces to calculate theoretical probabilities Ratio and percentage change Rearranging and solving linear equations Central tendency and spread Mathematical models Using graphs to solve equations Pythagoras theorem and trigonometry in rightangled triangles Standard form and the number system Geometric sequences Compound units Mathematical relationships 
Key Stage 4 

Year 10 
Ratio and proportion Percentage problems Sequences Probability calculations for more than one event Numbers and accuracy Linear algebra Functions Circles Trigonometry Measures and units Quadratic equations 
Year 11 
Rates of change Further sequences Grouped frequency data representation Trends Combining transformations Vectors 3D shapes Inequalities Proof Advanced area and volume 
Key Stage 5 

Year 12 
Pure mathematics topics Algebraic expressions Quadratics Equations and inequalities Graphs and transformations Straight line graphs Circles Algebraic methods Trigonometric ratios Trigonometric identities and equations Vectors Differentiation Integration Exponentials and logarithms Applied mathematics topics Data collection Measures of location and spread Representations of data Correlation Probability Statistical distributions Hypothesis testing Modelling in mechanics Constant acceleration Forces and motion Variable acceleration 
Year 13 
Pure mathematics topics Algebraic methods Functions and graphs Sequences and series Binomial expansion Radians Trigonometric functions Trigonometry and modelling Parametric equations Differentiation Numerical methods Integration Vectors Applied mathematics topics Regression, correlation and hypothesis testing Conditional probability The normal distribution Moments Forces and friction Projectiles Applications of forces Further kinematics 