Curriculum What we teach flows from the National Numeracy Strategy Medium Term Plans into the year 10 scheme. At key stage 4 we teach learners toward Edexcel GCSE at Foundation and Higher tiers.This prepares learners for Sixth-form study of a range of courses including A-level maths and further maths specifications.
SettingIn years 10 and 11, we have five setsin each half of the year, with anaverage class size of 18 or so.Pupils can still move up and downbetween sets at the end of termdepending on what’s best for them.The top 3 sets of 5 will work towardHigher tier. The bottom set of 5 worktoward Foundation tier.With set 4, the teacher will listen tothe views of parents and pupils andthen in consultation with the subjectleader make their best decision onentry.
Support In school, we are available to help pupils after school every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Wednesdays are particularly for GCSE. At home, try logging on to mathsurgery.wikispaces.com to see the topics we’ve covered in class, find out what homework was set and get revision and learning help
mathsurgery.wikispaces.comtake a business card with our web addresshave a look around our website, over 12 000people from over 100 countries have before you
mymaths.co.ukyou’ll need a logon and password - please ask the school
Equipmentfollow the links on the school website or on the mathsurgery wiki
StandardsAt GCSE the A* - C pass rate has increased from 46% to over 70% in the past seven years.A-level students have gained A* grades in mathematics and A grades in furthermathematics.Our students have won competitive places on the Nuffield Bursary and at some ofEngland’s top universities to read sciences and mathematics.