A simplified overview of the Year 9 Curriculum.

**Autumn 1 – ****Algebraic manipulation**

- Multiply out two or more brackets
- Factorise quadratic expressions
- Cancel algebraic fractions
- Multiply and divide algebraic fractions
- Add and subtract algebraic fractions

**Autumn 2 – Further Coordinate Geometry**

- Use multiple representations of straight lines
- Understanding and using y = mx + c
- Understand the link between parallel and perpendicular lines

**Spring 1 – Angles, construction and congruence**

- Know and use angle rules for parallel lines
- Know and use angles in polygons
- Understand when shapes tessellate
- Construct triangles
- Identify when triangles are congruent
- Construct bisectors and angles using compasses and rulers

COMMON ASSESSMENT 1 (Date TBC)

**Spring 2 – Quadratic Expressions, Equations and Graphs**

- Drawing Quadratic Graphs
- Finding roots of quadratic equations by factorising
- Form and Solve Quadratic Equation by factorising by (a =1)
- Form and Solve Quadratic Equation by factorising (a>1)
- Complete the Square
- Using the Quadratic Formula

**Summer 1 – Pythagoras, Surds and Surface area**

- Finding the hypotenuse
- Finding a shorted side
- Pythagoras Problems
- Introducing Surds
- Simplifying Surds
- Manipulating Surds
- Expanding Expressions involving Surds
- Rationalising Surds
- 3D Pythagoras
- Surface Area of Pyramids
- Area and Circumference of a Circle (from Year 8 Spring 1)
- Surface Area of Cylinder
- Surface Area of a Cone

COMMON ASSESSMENT 2 (Week commencing 07/06/2021)

**Summer 2 – Probability and Venn diagrams**

- Sample Space Diagrams (from Year 8 Summer 2)
- Drawing Tree Diagrams (from Year 8 Summer 2)
- Using Tree Diagrams without replacement (from Year 8 Summer 2)
- Frequency Trees
- Venn Diagrams
- Finding probabilities from a Venn Diagram

Updated August 2020