Key Stage 3

Scheme of Work :  Year 7

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

· Place Value

Negative numbers

Non calculators methods

· Sequences

· Perimeter


Surface area of cuboids

Volume of cuboids

· Averages

Collecting data

Presenting data

· Fractions

· Angles


· Presenting data in graphs and charts

· Simplifying expressions


Solving equations


Spring 1

Spring 2

· Bodmas

· Long multiplication + division

Calculating with decimals

· Straight line graphs

· Constructing shapes

Construction bisectors

· Pie charts

Two way tables

· Fractions

· Decimals

· Percentages

· Writing algebraic expressions

Solving equations

· Transformations

· Probability

Summer 1

Summer 2

· Negative numbers

Types of numbers

· Inequalities

Expanding brackets


· Classifying shapes

Angles in parallel lines

Angles in polygons

· Ratio

· Measures

Scale drawing

· Solving more complex equations

· Statistics project work

Year 8

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Number 1

Multiplying by powers of 10, Rounding and ordering, Estimating and predicting, Limits of accuracy

Number 2

Mental addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, Significant figures, Written multiplication and division, Powers and roots, Standard form

Algebra 1

Sequences, nth terms of a sequence, Sequences from practical contexts, nth term of a quadratic sequence, Counting cogs - Investigation

Algebra 2

Finding factors, Using prime factors, Index notation, Solving problems involving indices, Negative and fractional indices

Shape, Space and Measure 1

Area of a Triangle and Compound shapes, Area of Trapezium and Parallelogram, Circumference of a Circle, Circumference of a Circle, Area of a circle, Area of a circle, Circle problems, Fence it

Shape, Space & Measure 2

Investigation: cubes and cuboids, Plans and elevations,

Using metric and imperial units,

Measuring volume, Volume and surface area

Handling Data 1

Theoretical Probability, Sample space diagrams, Experimental and theoretical probability, Probability and simulation, Tree diagrams

Handling Data 2

Calculating statistics, Estimated mean, Pie charts, Stem and leaf diagrams, Scatter graphs,

Interpreting graphs and charts


Spring 1

Spring 2

Number 3

Mental calculations using four rules of number with decimals, Mental multiplication and division in practical and problem solving contexts, Order of operations, Ratio and proportion, Multiplicative relationships, Direct proportion

Number 4

Fractions and decimals, Adding and subtracting fractions, Multiplying and dividing fractions, Fractions of amounts, Investigations with fractions

Algebra 3

Simplifying expressions, Simplifying expressions by expanding brackets, Functions and formulae

Factorisation, Expanding double brackets, Factorising quadratics

Algebra 4

Solving equations, Equations with brackets, Constructing and solving equations, Equations, formulae and identities, Investigations with algebra

Shape, Space & Measurement 3

Scale drawings, Functional task: scale drawings

Bearings, Loci, Constructions, Problem solving with constructions.

Shape, Space & Measurement 4

Geometrical reasoning, Angles and polygons, Lines and angles, Solving problems in shapes,

Circle properties

Handling Data 3

Probability of an event, Mutually exclusive outcomes, Calculating probabilities, Experimental probability

Handling Data 4

Gathering data, Organising data, Choosing the correct statistics, Problem solving with averages,




Summer 1

Summer 2

Number 5

Proportions of amounts, Comparing proportions,

Percentage change

Number 6

Making sense of the problem, Choosing a strategy, Proportional reasoning, Geometrical reasoning, Checking results

Algebra 5

Solve non-linear equations, Trial and improvement, Solving proportional problems,

Algebraic fractions, Algebraic manipulation,

Simultaneous equations, Using simultaneous equations to solve problems

Algebra 6

Graphs of proportions, Graphs of linear functions,

Finding the gradient, Implicit functions, Real life graphs, Solving equations with graphs, Solving simultaneous equations by graphs

Shape, Space and Measurement 5

Transformations, Describing transformations,

Combining transformations, Planes of symmetry,

Enlargements and similarity, Further enlargement, Congruent triangles and similar shapes

Shape, Space and Measurement 6

Sines and cosines, Opposite and adjacent, Tangents, Pythagoras’ Theorem, Triangle problems


Handling Data 5

The clucking chicken, How tall?, State names, Summer daze, The game of SKUNK

Year 9

Autumn 1

Autumn 2


  • Integers
  • Decimals
  • Co-ordinates
  • Angles, lines + triangles
  • Reading Scales + converting units
  • Collecting Data


  • Charts + Graphs
  • Symmetry Similarity + congruence
  • Types of number
  • Intro to algebra


  • Integers + Decimals
  • Co-ordinates 2-D and 3-D
  • Fractions
  • Algebra
  • Shape + Angles
  • Collecting Data


  • Displaying Data
  • Construction + Loci
  • Types of number
  • Patterns + sequences



Spring 1

Spring 2


  • Constructions
  • Patterns + sequences
  • Properties of quadrilaterals and parallel lines
  • Fractions


  • Fractions
  • Pie Charts
  • Fractions, Decimals and percentages
  • Application of percentages


  • 2D and 3D shapes
  • Perimeter + Area
  • Fractions, Decimal and percentages


  • Formulae
  • Linear equations
  • Linear Graphs

Summer 1

Summer 2


  • Algebra using powers and brackets.
  • Ratio and proportions
  • Linear Inequalities
  • Perimeter + Area


  • 3-D shapes
  • Real life graphs
  • Straight line graphs
  • Compound measures
  • Timetables
  • Distance time graphs


  • Simultaneous Equations
  • Probability
  • Ratio + Scale


  • Averages + Range
  • Pythagoras theorem
  • Trigonometry