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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

Co-ordinates and Gradients

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

Quadratic Graphs

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