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

**Autumn 2 **Mathematical Representations

#### 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

**Spring 1 **Algebraic Techniques

#### 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
- All about Fibonacci

**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

**Summer 2 Statistics and probability**

The data handling cycle

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