Curriculum: Key Stage 4

KS4 Curriculum Guide - Year 11 Maths F
Term 1Working in 3D, Pythagoras' Theorem and Trigonometry, Vectors & Circles continued 
Names and properties of 3D shapes, including faces, edges and vertices and nets. Volume and surface area of cuboids, prisms, spheres, pyramids, cones and composite solids. Pythagoras' Theorem. Trigonometry ratios: SOHCAHTOA Exact trigonometric values of sin, cos and tan of 30, 45 and 60 degrees. The area and perimeter of parts of a circle and of a sector.
Assessment: Test on: Constructions & loci, Circles 2, Pythagoras' Theorem and Trigonometry & Working in 3D. Key Words and Terms
Term 2Calculations 2 & Graphs 1 
Squares, cubes and roots. The rules of indices. Reciprocals. Exact calculations. Standard form. Plotting straight line graphs and the equation of a straight line, y=mx+c. The gradient of a straight line. Distance-time graphs and velocity-time graphs. Year 11 Mock GCSE Exams.
Assessment: GCSE Mock 1 Exam on all topics week beginning tbc. 1 non-calculator paper and 2 calculator papers Key Words and Terms
Term 3Graphs 2 and Probability and Venn Diagrams  
Plotting quadratic graphs. Maximum and minimum points of a quadratic graph. Drawing reciprocal and cubic functions. Real life graphs and trends. Venn diagrams and set notation. Possibility space diagrams. Probability tree diagrams.
Assessment: Key Words and Terms
Term 4Sequences, Units & Proportion  
Sequence rules for finding the next term. Finding the nth term of a sequence. Arithmetic, geometric and Fibonacci sequences. Compound units (speed, density and pressure). Direct and inverse proportion. Growth and decay problems. Compound interest.
Assessment: GCSE Mock 2 Exam on all topics week beginning tbc. 1 non-calculator paper and 2 calculator papersKey Words and Terms