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
- Come Dine With Me

### COMMON ASSESSMENT 1

**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

**Spring 1 -2D Geometry**

- 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

**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

### COMMON ASSESSMENT 2

**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
- Pyramids and prisms
- Find the volume of prisms
- Find the volume of pyramids

**Summer 2 Statistics and probability**

- Plot Scatter diagrams
- Interpret scatter diagrams
- Understand correlation and causation
- Crime Scene Investigates