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Unit 1 Algebraic Thinking | Students begin this unit by exploring mathematical sequences. They learn to understand and use algebraic notation, and develop familiarity with the concepts of equality and equivalence. Key skills developed:
Assessment: Students undertake self-assessment and receive verbal feedback from the teacher every lesson. Summative assessment takes place at the end of the unit. In addition, students complete twice-yearly summative assessments which assess their retention of several units. |
Unit 2 Place Value and Proportion | Students learn to understand and manipulate place value. They develop their knowledge of the ordering of integers and decimals. The unit concludes with a focus on equivalence between fractions, decimals and percentages. Key skills developed:
Assessment: Students undertake self-assessment and receive verbal feedback from the teacher every lesson. Summative assessments takes place at the end of the unit. In addition, students complete twice-yearly summative assessments which assess their retention of several units. |
Unit 3 Applications of Number | In this unit, students learn to solve mathematical problems, first with addition and subtraction, and then with multiplication and division. The unit concludes with a focus on fractions and percentages of given amounts. Key skills developed:
Assessment: Students undertake self-assessment and receive verbal feedback from the teacher every lesson. Summative assessment takes place at the end of the unit. In addition, students complete twice-yearly summative assessments which assess their retention of several units. |
Unit 4 Directed Number & Fractional Thinking | The fourth unit focuses on operations and equations with directed numbers (numbers that can be positive and negative), and on the addition and subtraction of fractions. Key skills developed:
Assessment: Students undertake self-assessment and receive verbal feedback from the teacher every lesson. Summative assessment takes place at the end of the unit. In addition, students complete twice-yearly summative assessments which assess their retention of several units. |
Unit 5 Lines and Angles | In the fifth unit, students learn to construct, measure and use geometric notation. The unit teaches students to develop geometric reasoning. Key skills developed:
Assessment: Students undertake self-assessment and receive verbal feedback from the teacher every lesson. Summative assessment takes place at the end of the unit. In addition, students complete twice-yearly summative assessments which assess their retention of several units. |
Unit 6 Reasoning with Number | The final unit of Year 7 focuses on developing number sense, on sets and probability, and on prime numbers and proof. Key skills developed:
Assessment: Students undertake self-assessment and receive verbal feedback from the teacher every lesson. Summative assessment takes place at the end of the unit. In addition, students complete twice-yearly summative assessments which assess their retention of several units. |