# Year 7

A simplified overview of the Year 7 curriculum.

Please see the half term page for a more detailed version.

**AUTUMN 1 Algebraic Thinking **

**Exploring Sequences **

- Work with linear and non- linear sequences
- Term to term rules of numerical sequences in words

**Understanding and using algebraic notation**

- Working with function machines
- Use algebraic conventions
- Substitution into one and two step expressions
- Generating sequences given an algebraic rule

**Equality and equivalence**

- Solve one step linear equations
- Collect like terms

**AUTUMN 2 PLACE VALUE AND PROPORTION **

**Place value and ordering integers and decimals**

- Working with large numbers
- Rounding to nearest 10 and 1 significant figure
- Ordering numbers
- Range and Median
- Standard Form

**FDP Equivalence**

- Fractional diagrams and on number lines
- Equivalent fractions
- Fractions as division
- Convert between FDP

**SPRING 1 APPLICATIONS OF NUMBER **

**Addition and Subtraction**

- Mental strategies for addition and subtraction
- Formal methods
- Perimeter
- Financial Problems
- Timetables
- Frequency Trees
- Bar Charts and Line Charts

**Multiplication and Division**

- Factors and Multiples
- Multiply and divide by powers of 10
- Formal methods
- Order of operations
- Area
- Mean Problems

**Fractions and Percentages of Amounts** With and without a calculator

**SPRING 2 DIRECTED NUMBER & FRACTIONAL THINKING **

**Operations with Directed Number**

- Understand and use representations of directed number
- Add, subtract, multiply and divide with directed number
- Use of a calculator
- Substitution with directed number
- Solve two step equations

**Addition and Subtraction of Fractions**

- Convert between mixed numbers and fractions
- Add and subtract fractions including improper and mixed numbers
- Add and subtract fractions and decimals
- Algebraic fractions

**SUMMER 1 Lines and Angles **

**Constructing, measuring and using geometric notation**

- Use of a protractor
- Identify types of triangle, quadrilaterals and polygons
- Construct SSS, SAS and ASA triangles
- Draw and interpret pie charts

**Developing Geometric Reasoning**

- Find angles on a straight line, around a point, vertically opposite, in triangles and quadrilaterals
- Angles in parallel lines

**SUMMER 2 Reasoning with Number **

**Developing Number Sense**

- Use mental strategies for integers, fractions and decimals
- Use factors to simplify calculations

**Sets and Probability**

- Work with simple Venn diagrams
- Expressing probability in numbers
- Probability of single events

**Prime numbers and proof**

- Factors and multiples
- Prime, square and triangular numbers
- Product of prime factors
- HCF and LCM