• # Year 8

## Maths at Year 8

### Topics Covered per Half Term

 Term Year 8 (Sets 1 and 2) Following DELTA 2 Autumn 1 Factors and Powers 1.1 Prime Factor Decomposition 1.2 Laws of Indices 1.3 STEM: Power of 10 1.4 Calculating Working with Powers 2.1 Simplifying expressions 2.2 More simplifying 2.3 Expanding and factorising expressions 2.4 Substituting and solving Autumn 2 Fractions, Decimals and percentages 6.1 Recurring Decimals 6.2 Using Percentages 6.3 Percentage Change 6.4 STEM: Finance - Repeated percentage change Probability 8.1 Comparing probability 8.2 Mutually exclusive outcomes 8.3 Estimating probability 8.4 Experimental probability 8.5 Probability diagrams 8.6 Tree diagrams Spring 1 2-D shape and 3-D Solids 3.1 Plans and Elevations 3.2 Surface Area of Prisms 3.3 Volume of Prisms 3.4 Circumference of a circle 3.5 Area of a Circle 3.6 Cylinders 3.7 Pythagoras' Theorem Transformations 5.1 Reflection and Translation 5.2 Rotation 5.3 Enlargement 5.4 More enlargement 5.5 STEM: Combining transformations 5.6 2D and 3D solids Spring 2 Scale drawing and Measure 9.1 Maps and Scale 9.2 Bearings 9.3 Scales and Ratio 9.4 Congruent and Similar Shapes 9.5 Solving Geometry problems Graphs 10.1 Plotting linear Graphs 10.2 The Gradient 10.3 y = mx + c 10.4 Parallel and perpendicular lines 10.5 Inverse functions 10.6 STEM: Non-linear graphs Summer 1 Real life graphs 4.1 Direct Proportion 4.2 STEM: Interpreting financial graphs 4.3 Distance Time graphs 4.4 Rates of Change 4.5 Misleading Graphs Summer 2 EOY ASSESSMENT Inequalities, Equations and Formulae 3.1 Inequalities DELTA 3 3.2 Using Index Laws 3.3 Solving Equations 3.4 Changing the Subject 3.5 Algebraic Fractions

### Topics Covered per Half Term

 Term Year 8 (Sets 3 and 4) Following THETA 2 Autumn 1 Number Skills (2) 1.1 Calculations 1.2 Calculations with negative integers 1.3 Powers and Roots 1.4 Powers, roots and brackets 1.5 Multiples and Factors Decimals and Ratio 6.1 Ordering decimals and Rounding 6.2 Place value calculations 6.3 Calculations with decimals 6.4 Ratio and proportion with decimals 6.5 STEM: Using ratios Autumn 2 Expressions and Equations 4.1 Algebraic powers 4.2 Expressions and brackets 4.3 Factorising expressions 4.4 One Step equations 4.5 Two step equations 4.6 The Balancing method Lines and Angles (2) 7.1 Quadrilaterals 7.2 Alternate angles and proof 7.3 Geometric problems 7.4 Exterior and interior angles 7.5 solving geometric problems Spring 1 Area and Volume 2.1 Area of a triangle 2.2 Area of a parallelogram and trapezium 2.3 Volume of cubes and cuboids 2.4 3D Shapes 2.5 Surface area of cubes and cuboids 2.6 Problems and measures Real life Graphs 5.1 Conversion graphs 5.2 Distance-time graphs 5.3 Line graphs   5.4 Complex line graphs 5.5 STEM: Graphs of functions 5.6 More real-life graphs Spring 2 Calculating with Fractions  8.1 Adding and Subtracting Fractions 8.2 Multiplying Fractions 8.3 Fractions, Decimals and reciprocals 8.4 Dividing fractions 8.5 Calculating with mixed numbers Percentages, Decimals and Fractions  10.1 Fractions and Decimals 10.2 Equivalent proportions 10.3 Writing percentages 10.4 Percentage of amounts 10.5 STEM: Finance Solving problems Summer 1 Statistics Graphs and Charts 3.1 Pie Charts 3.2 Using Tables 3.3 Stem and leaf Diagrams 3.4 Comparing data 3.5 Scatter graphs 3.6 STEM: Finance - Misleading graphs Summer 2 EOY ASSESSMENT Straight line Graphs 9.1 Direct proportion on graphs 9.2 Gradients 9.3 Equations of straight lines 9.4 STEM: Direct proportion problems