A simplified overview of the Year 8 Curriculum.

Please see the half term page for a more detailed version.

**Autumn 1 ****Proportional Reasoning**

Use the bar model to:

- Solve problems involving ratio
- Find percentages of amounts
- Find percentage increase and decrease
- Develop understanding of ratio tables
- Use ratio tables to solve proportional word problems

**Autumn 2 Expressions, equations and inequalities**

- Use basic index rules
- Use algebraic conventions
- Multiply single brackets
- Factorise single brackets
- Form equations and inequalities
- Use different representations for equations
- Solve linear equations
- Solve linear inequalities
- Solve word problems that lead to linear equations
- Work with algebraic ratio problems

**Spring 1 2D Geometry**

- Rounding to a given number of decimal places and significant figures
- Find the area of compound shapes
- Solve word problems involving areas
- Understand the relationship between the circumference and radius of the circle
- Find the circumference of a circle given a radius or diameter
- Find the radius of diameter of a circle given the circumference
- Find the length of arcs
- Find the area of a circle given a radius or diamter
- Find the radius or diameter of a circle given the area
- Find the area and perimeter of compound shapes involving circles

Common Assessment 1 (Week Beginning 25/01/2021)

**Spring 2 Sequences**

- Find patterns in spatial sequences
- Find different ways of describing spatial sequences
- Find the nth term of linear sequences
- Frogs
- All about Fibonacci

**Summer 1 3D Geometry**

- Use isometric paper to draw 3D shapes
- Draw plans and elevations of 3D shapes
- Find the volume of cuboids
- Find the volume of shapes made from cuboids
- Use nets to find the surface Area of cuboids
- Identifying Pyramids and prisms
- Find the volume of prisms
- Find the volume of pyramids
- Find the volume of spheres
- Find the volume of compound shapes

Common Assessment 2 (Week Commencing 17th May 2021)

**Summer 2 Statistics and probability**

- Plot Scatter diagrams
- Interpret scatter diagrams
- Understand correlation and causation
- Expressing probability in numbers (From Year 7 Summer 2)
- Probability of single events (From Year 7 Summer 2)
- Relative Frequency
- Understanding Mutually Exclusive Events
- Using Sample Space diagrams
- Independent Events
- Drawing and using Tree Diagrams.

Updated August 2020