# Nucleus STEM Mathematics Curriculum

### Within the Nucleus STEM Mathematics Curriculum, students will study Mathematics at an accelerated rate with the aim of completing the Key Stage 3 content within 2 years.

In addition to the 480 minutes of curriculum time per fortnight, students are expected to attend a once weekly session, making use of the online platform Hegarty Maths as part of their co-curricular programme.

Year 7 Nucleus Mathematics Topic Summary

### Term 1

Number

Basic Operations

Rounding and Estimation

Factorisation

### Term 2

Geometry and Co-ordinates

Area, Perimeters and circumference

Angles

Co-ordinates

### Term 3

Fractions and Percentages

Fraction Operations

Percentages

Combining Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

### Term 4

Introduction to Equations

Basic of Algebra

Expansion and Factorisation

Linear Equations

### Term 5

Volume and Triangles

Volume and Surface Area of Shapes

Pythagoras

### Term 6

Statistics

Interpreting Data

Averages

Tables and Venn Diagrams

Year 8 Nucleus Mathematics Topic Summary

### Term 1

Number and Measure

Indices

Standard Form

Measurement

### Term 2

Algebraic Manipulation

Simultaneous Equations

### Term 3

Shape

Area and Circumference of Circles

Volume and Surface Area

### Term 4

Ratio and Proportion

Forming equations from shapes

Proportional reasoning

### Term 5

Fractions and Algebraic Manipulation

Transformations

Rearranging Formulae

### Term 6

Website Design and Development

Design a Logo

Design a Website

Develop the Website

Year 9 Nucleus Mathematics Topic Summary

### Term 1

Number, Ratio, Proportion and Probability

Factors, multiples and primes

Rounding and estimation

Probability

### Term 2

Number and Measure

Fraction, Decimals and Percentages

Trigonometry

### Term 3

Algebra

Simplification

Expressions and Substitutions

### Term 4

Algebra

Equations and Inequalities

Shape and Space

### Term 5

Sequences and Circles

Finding the nth Term

Circle Calculations

### Term 6

Graphical Methods

Straight Line Graphs 