# Year 8

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

#### 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