# Year 8

A simplified overview of the Year 8 Curriculum.

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

#### Autumn 1 Proportional Reasoning

Ratio

• Divide in a given ratio
• Express ratios in their simplest integer form
• Compare ratios and related fractions
• Solve problems involving ratio of the form 1 : n or n : 1
• Solve proportional problems in the form m : n
• Understand pi as a ratio between diameter and circumference

Multiplicative Reasoning

• Explore conversion graphs
• Convert between currencies
• Understand scale factors as multiplicative representations
• Draw and interpret scale diagrams and maps

#### Working in the Cartesian Plane

• Work with coordinates in all four quadrants
• Identify and draw lines parallel to the axes
• Recognise and use lines in the form y = x + c
• Recognise and use lines in the form y = mx

Scatter Graphs

• Draw and interpret Scatter Graphs
• Understand and describe linear correlation
• Draw and use lines of best fit

Working with sample space diagrams

• Read and interpret frequency tables
• Represent data in two-way tables
• Find probabilities from two way tables
• Construct sample spaces for 1 or more events
• Use the product rule to find the total number of possible outcomes

#### Brackets, equations and inequalities

• Use basic index rules
• Use algebraic conventions
• Multiply single brackets
• Factorise single brackets
• Form equations and inequalities
• Use different representations for equations
• Solve linear equations
• Solve word problems that lead to linear equations
• Ratio and Algebra problems
• Solve linear inequalities

Sequences

• Find patterns in spatial sequences
• Find different ways of describing spatial sequences
• Find the nth term of linear sequences

#### Spring 2  Developing Number

Multiplying and Dividing Fractions

• Find the product of any pair of fractions
• Divide any pair of fractions
• Multiply and divide with algebraic fractions

Working with fractions and percentages

• Find percentages of amounts
• Find percentage increase and decrease

#### Summer 1 Developing Geometry

Angles in Polygons

• Understand and use the properties of diagonals of quadrilaterals
• Understand and use the sum of exterior and interior angles in any polygon.

Further area and perimeter

• Calculate the area of a trapezium
• Find the circumference of a circle given a radius or diameter and vice versa
• Find the length of arcs
• Find the area of a circle given a radius or diameter and vice versa
• Find the area and perimeter of compound shapes involving circles

Symmetry and Reflection

• Recognise line symmetry
• Recognise rotational symmetry
• Reflect shapes in vertical, horizontal and diagonal lines

#### The data handling cycle

• Design and critise questionnaires
• Draw and interpret bar charts, line charts and line graphs

Measures of Location

• Understand and use the mean, median and mode
• Choose the most appropriate average
• Work with frequency tables
• Identify outliers
• Compare distributions