Welcome to the Maths Department:
Mathematics is critical in helping us to understand and change the World. It plays a vital role in many aspects of life. The subject of Mathematics provides a broad range of skills for problem solving, logical reasoning and flexible thinking.
Ernest Bevin subscribes to Maths Watch VLE to help students progress with Maths. To log in you will need your Canvas username. Centre ID is ernestbevin. Please check with your Maths teacher if you experience any issues.
The College also uses Pearson Active Learn which is a new platform linked to the textbooks used in lessons. Students should check their log in details with their maths teacher.
Head of Mathematics/Numeracy across the College  Mnu M. Segbafah 
ISekela leNhloko yeziBalo  Nksz R. Warlock 
Uthisha weMaths – Umsebenzi wezibalo zeKS5  Mnu S. UFarrell 
Uthisha weMaths  Mnu D. Grant 
Uthisha weMaths  Mnu M. UMahfuzh 
Maths Apprentice Teacher  Mnu A. Ngobi 
Uthishanhloko Msizi  UMnu O. Omo 
Head of Year 9/Teacher of Maths  Mnu A. ERazaq 
Uthisha weMaths  Nksz L. Terziu 
Autumn half term 1  
Baseline test  
Unit 1: Analysing and displaying data – Find and compare the averages of mode, median, mean and range for a set of data. Find information from tables and diagrams and display in tally charts, different types of bar charts and line graphs. Interpret and analyse simple charts for grouped data.  
Unit 2: Number skills – Mental maths, BIDMAS. Four operations of number. Rounding and estimating. Calculate with money, interpret and use calculator to solve problems with money and time. Order positive and negative numbers and use the four operations. Find factors, primes HCF and LCM. Recognise and use square numbers.  
Autumn half term 2  
Unit 3: Expressions, functions and formulae – Function machines. Simplify linear expressions, multiplying and dividing terms, including brackets. Form expressions, write and substitute into formulae.  
Unit 4: Decimals and measures – Measure and draw accurately. Order and round decimals to make estimations. Working with decimals mentally. Length, mass and capacity .Convert between different units of measures. Read scales. Use the four operations with decimals. Calculate area and perimeter.  
Revision & End of Autumn Term tests: Units 1 ukuze 4  
Spring half term 1  
Unit 5: Fractions and percentages – Use fraction notation, compare, order, simplify, write equivalent and convert fractions. Add and subtract fractions, find fractions of a quantity. Write equivalent FDP. Calculate with percentages of amounts  
Unit 6: Probability – Use relevant words and the scale of 01. Identify and calculate probabilities. Find the probability of an event not happening. Record and use a simple experiment and estimate expected outcomes. Experimental probability and expected outcomes.  
Revision & End of Term tests: Units 5 ukuze 7  
Summer half term 1  
Unit 8: Lines and angles – Use a protractor to draw and measure angles. Recognise different types of angles. Estimate angles. Draw triangles accurately. Calculate the size of missing angles  
Unit 9: Sequences and graphs – Recognise, describe and continue a sequence and pattern. Generate a sequence and plot coordinates from a rule. Find the midpoint of a line. Recognise different types of sequence. Draw a straight line graph. Find the nth term of a linear sequence. 
Summer half term 2 
Unit 10: Transformations – Identify congruent shapes. Enlarge shapes and find the scale factor. Recognise reflectional and rotational symmetry. Identify symmetry in 2D and 3D shapes. Reflect a shape in a mirror line. Describe and carry out rotations. Translate 2D shapes. Transform 2D shapes by a combination of rotation, reflection and translation. 
Revision & End of Year tests: Units 1 ukuze 10

Autumn half term 1 
Unit 1: Number – Estimate answers. Use written methods for the four operations. Divisibility and division rules. Apply the four operations to negatives. Calculate using squares, cubes and roots. BIDMAS. Prime factors, HCF and LCM. Powers, roots, multiples and brackets. Unit 2: Area and volume – Area of a triangle, compound shapes, parallelogram and trapezium. Volume and surface area of cubes and cuboids including mixed units. Nets and drawing on isometric paper. Plans and elevations.

Autumn half term 2 
Unit 3: Statistics, graphs and charts – Draw and interpret pie charts, stem and leaf diagrams and scatter graphs. Use a frequency table and two way table. Compare data through averages and range. Recognise misleading graphs. 
Unit 4: Expressions and equations – Simplify algebraic powers. Expand brackets. Form an expression. Factorise equations. Solve Onestep and Twostep equations. The balancing or cover up method. Revision & End of Term tests: Units 1 ukuze 4

Spring half term 1 
Unit 5: Reallife graphs – Draw and use a conversion graph, distancetime graph and line graph. Curved graphs and their properties. Draw and interpret real life graphs from a range of sources. 
Unit 6: Decimals and ratio – Round to decimals places and significant figures. Order numbers, positive and negative. Place value calculations, calculate with decimals. Apply decimals to ratio and proportion. Write unit ratios. 
Spring half term 2 
Unit 7: Lines and angles – Classify quadrilaterals by their properties. Identify alternate and corresponding angles. Calculate angles in and made by parallel lines. Interior and exterior angles of regular polygons. Solve problems involving angles by setting up equations. 
Revision & End of Term tests: Units 5 ukuze 7

Summer half term 1 
Unit 8: Calculating with fractions – Order fractions. Apply the 4 operations. Convert between mixed and improper fractions. 
Unit 9: Straightline graphs – Plot graphs and calculate the gradient of a straight line. Plot and identify equation of a straight line. Direct proportion on graphs. 
Summer half term 2 
Unit 10: Percentages, decimals and fractions – Recall FDP equivalence. Recognise recurring and terminating decimals. Order fractions. Write one number as a percentage of another and applying percentage change. 
Revision & End of Year tests: Units 1 ukuze 10 
Baseline tests 
Autumn half term 1 Unit 1: Number – Positive & Negative number, formal written methods for integers and decimals, LCM, HCF, prime numbers, powers, roots and indices, standard form, estimation, rounding, inequality notation.
Autumn half term 2 Unit 2: Algebra – Expressions, collecting like terms, substitution, formulae, multiplying out brackets, factorising, simple functions, changing the subject of a formula, laws of indices. Revision & End of Term tests: Units 1 ukuze 2
Spring half term 1 Unit 3: Graphs, Tables and Charts (including for grouped data) – Frequency tables, bar charts and frequency diagrams, pie charts, pictograms, line graphs for time series, scatter graphs for bivariate data. Unit 4: Fractions & Percentages – Equivalent fractions, adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing fractions, changing between fractions, decimals and percentages, % of an amount, % increase and decrease, simple interest
Spring half term 2 Unit 5: Equations – Solve linear equations inc. with brackets, solving equations with unknowns on both sides. Unit 5: Inequalities – Draw inequalities on a number line, solve linear inequalities, substitute values into formula, and rearrange equations. Unit 5: Sequences – Term to term & position to term rules, nth term, and pictorial representations of sequences. Revision & End of Term tests: Units 3 ukuze 5
Summer half term 1 Unit 6: Angles – Angle notation, 8 basic angle rules inc. parallel lines, properties of quadrilaterals, interior and exterior angles of polygons. Unit 7: Averages and Range – Sampling, three averages and range, inc. grouped data, finding averages and range from stem and leaf, use statistics to describe a population.
Summer half term 2 Unit 8: Perimeter, Area & Volume 1 – Perimeter & area of 2D shapes, area of compound shapes, surface area of 3D prisms, volume of 3D solids use standard units for mass, length, area, volume and density, change between related standard units. Revision & End of Term tests: Units 6 ukuze 8 Revision & End of year tests: Units 1 ukuze 8

Unyaka 9 Phezulu Baseline tests 
Autumn half term 1 Unit 1: Number – Product rule, multiplication and division of decimals, place value, estimating, LCM, HCF, prime factors, powers, roots and indices (inc. fractional and negative), index laws, standard form, surds.
Autumn half term 2 Unit 2: Algebra – Algebraic indices, expanding brackets (inc. quadratics), factorising linear, solving linear equations (inc. unknowns on both sides), substitution, formulae, changing the subject of a formula, linear sequences including nth term, nonlinear sequences (inc. quadratic). Revision & End of Term tests: Units 1 ukuze 2
Spring half term 1 Unit 3: Interpreting & representing Data (including for grouped data) – Two way tables, pie charts, line graphs for time series, stem and leaf diagrams, frequency diagrams, frequency polygons, averages and range (inc. grouped data), scatter graphs. Unit 4: Fractions, Ratio & Percentages – All four operations with fractions, converting between FDP, recurring decimals, one quantity as a fraction of another, ratio notation, simplest form (inc. 1:n), divide into ratio, compare ratios, fractions in ratio problems and vice versa, converting currencies & measures, direct proportion, % increase & decrease, one quantity as a % of another, reverse %.
Spring half term 2 Unit 5: Angles & Trigonometry – Angle notation, 8 basic angle rules – (including parallel lines), properties of quadrilaterals. Unit 5: Angles & Trigonometry – Interior and exterior angles in polygons. Pythagoras theorem, basic trigonometry for sides and angles in right angled triangles (SOH CAH TOA) Revision & End of Term tests: Units 3 ukuze 5
Summer half term 1 Unit 6: Graphs – Finding the gradient and y intercept (y=mx+c), parallel and perpendicular lines, plot and interpret linear, quadratic and cubic graphs. Unit 7 Area & Volume – Properties of 2D & 3D shapes, units of measure, area, surface area & volume – including composite shapes, circles, spheres, cones, arcs and sectors.
Summer half term 2 Unit 8: Transformations & Constructions Plans & elevations, draw accurate constructions such as: perpendicular bisector & angular bisector, draw SAS, ASA, RHS & SSS triangles, solve problems using loci, scale drawings, three figure bearings, Identify, describe and draw translations, reflections, rotations and enlargements (inc. fractional scale factors ½ ), combine transformations. 
Revision & End of Term tests: Units 6 ukuze 8 Revision & End of year tests: Units 1 ukuze 8 
Autumn half term 1
Unit 9: Graphs – Coordinates in all 4 quadrants, y=mx+c, gradients and intercepts of linear functions, draw graphs of linear functions, find the midpoint of line segments, recognise when graphs are parallel graphs draw and interpret real
life graphs, inc. conversion graphs and distance – time graphs.
Unit 10: Transformations – Identify, describe and draw translations, reflections, rotations and enlargements (inc. fractional scale factors ½ ), combine transformations.
Autumn half term 2
Unit 11: Ratio & Proportion – Convert between fractions & ratio, simplify ratio in all units, share an amount into given ratios, compare ratios, sole proportion problems.
Unit 11 Ratio & Proportion – Direct and inverse proportion (inc. graphs).
Revision & End of Term tests: Units 9 ukuze 11
Spring half term 1
Unit 12: RightAngled Triangles – Pythagoras theorem, use geometrical diagrams to help solve problems, know key values for cos, sin, tan, use trigonometry to find missing sides in right angled triangles.
Unit 13: Probability – Systematic listing, simple probability from equally likely events.
Unit 13: Probability – Two way tables, sample space diagrams, frequency trees, venn diagrams, dependant and independent events.
Spring half term 2
Unit 14: Multiplicative Reasoning – Find percentages of amounts, percentage change, percentage increase & decrease, reverse percentage, simple & compound interest, compound measures, DST, direct & inverse proportion.
Revision & End of Term tests: Units 12 ukuze 14
Summer half term 1
Unit 15: Constructions, Loci & Bearings – Plans & elevations, draw accurate constructions such as: perpendicular bisector & angular bisector, draw SAS, ASA, RHS & SSS triangles, solve problems using loci, , scale drawings, three figure bearings.
Unit 16: Quadratic Equations & Graphs – Multiply out double brackets, factorise quadratics, inc. the difference of 2 squares.
Unit 16: Quadratic Equations & Graphs – Factorise quadratics, Solve quadratic equations by factorising, show algebraic expressions are equal, plot quadratic graphs, identify roots, intercepts & turning points.
Summer half term 2
Unit 17: Perimeter, Area & Volume 2 – Identify circle properties, area and perimeter of 2D shapes inc. circles semi circles, sectors and compound shapes, surface area & volume of 3D shapes inc. cylinders, pyramids, cones and spheres,
volume of composite solids.
Revision & End of Term tests: Units 15 ukuze 17
Revision & End of year tests: Units 1 ukuze 17
Autumn half term 1
Unit 9:Quadratic Equations and Inequalities – Solving quadratics using; factorising, completing the square, quadratic formula
Unit 9: Quadratic Equations and Inequalities – Solving simultaneous equations using substitution, linear & quadratic inequalities.
Unit 10: Probability – Systematic listing, product rule, two way tables.
Unit 10: Probability Experimental probability, frequency trees, fair games, venn diagrams, conditional and independent events (tree diagrams).
Autumn half term 2
Unit 11: Multiplicative Reasoning Find percentages of amounts, percentage change, percentage increase & decrease, reverse percentage, simple & compound interest, compound measures, direct and inverse proportion (inc. graphs).
Revision & End of Term tests: Units 9 ukuze 11
Spring half term 1
Unit 12: Similarity & Congruence – Understand the concepts of congruence & similarity, construct similar & congruent shapes, prove shapes are congruent, similarity in 3D shapes.
Unit 13: Further Trigonometry – Upper & lower bounds, sine rule, cosine rule.
Unit 13: Further Trigonometry – Area of a triangle using sine, sketch & interpret graphs of trig functions, translate trig functions, trig in 3D.
Spring half term 2
Unit 14: Further Statistics – Stratified sampling, cumulative frequency graphs, histograms, box plots, all averages inc. grouped data, comparing and describing populations
Revision & End of Term tests: Units 12 ukuze 14
Summer half term 1
Unit 15: Equations & Graphs, Linear & Quadratic – Identify roots, intercepts & turning points, plot quadratic & cubic graphs solve quadratic equations by drawing graphs.
Unit 15: Equations & Graphs, Linear & Quadratic – Represent inequalities graphically, solve simultaneous equations graphically, iteration
Unit 16: Circle Theorems – Understand and learn all circle theorems, inc. radii, chords, tangents, deltas, semicircles, cyclic quadrilaterals, prove alternate segment theorem, apply circle theorems using coordinate grids.
Summer half term 2
Unit 17: Further Algebra – Rearranging formulae, algebraic fractions, surds, functions inc. composite and inverse, algebraic proof.
Revision & End of Term tests: Units 15 ukuze 17
Revision & End of year tests: Units 1 ukuze 17
Autumn half term 1 Unit 18: Fractions and Indices – Multiplying and dividing fractions, Laws of indices, large and small numbers in standard form, calculating with standard form. Unit 19: Congruence, Similarity and Vectors – Similarity and enlargement inc. problem solving with angles, congruence inc. problem solving, adding, subtracting and multiplying column vectors, using diagrams to show vectors. Revision & End of Term tests: Units 18 ukuze 19 Revision and Mocks
Autumn half term 2 Unit 20: NonLinear Graphs – Draw and interpret graphs of nonlinear functions inc. quadratic and cubic, solve simultaneous equations graphically, rearranging formulae, simple algebraic proof. Revision and Mocks
Spring half term 1 Revision and Mocks
Spring half term 2 Revision and Mocks
Summer half term 1 GCSE exams Summer half term 2 GCSE exams

Autumn half term 1 Unit 18: Vectors & Geometric Proof – Column vectors, vector arithmetic, parallel and collinear points. Unit 18: Vectors & Geometric Proof – Solving geometric problems, geometric proof using vectors.
Autumn half term 2 Unit 19: Proportion & Graphs – Direct & inverse proportion inc. graphs, exponential functions, nonlinear graphs, area under a graph, transforming graphs of functions.
Spring half term 1 Revision and Mocks
Spring half term 2 Revision and Mocks
Summer half term 1 GCSE exams Summer half term 2 GCSE exams

The links below will take you to some additional resources which may help students with their studies. Please note some take you to external websites.
Maths Watch – students need their Ernest Bevin log in
GCSE Pod – GCSE curriculum in all subjects broken down into short pods, students need their Ernest Bevin log in
OnMaths – free website with GCSE papers, practice questions etc
Exam Solutions – Maths made easy with video tutorials, papers and exam solutions
Maths Genie – free GCSE & A Level revision guide and resource bank
MathedUp! – resources for Ks3/4/5, GCSE & A Level
Mathpapa – algebra calculator
GCSE Past Papers – some free question practice and past papers, some resources need to be paid for
Just Maths – tips and resources for GCSE Maths Foundation and Higher Tier papers
Revision App – paid access to revision videos, starts at £10 for one month
Brainscape – download or make your own flashcards to help revision
Cram – online flashcards or make your own
iRevise – free and premium (paid) resource with revision tips, papers etc in all subjects
Hegarty Maths – online resource
Day Dream Education – sells pocket revision guides in all subjects including Maths
Tutorful – find a tutor website.