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Confidence and competence in mathematics are essential skills for all pupils. At Blessed Trinity, our well qualified team aim to promote the acquisition of both in lessons where all pupils are encouraged to participate fully and learners experience a wide range of different mathematical activities.

The mathematics curriculum is organised into seven stages which have been carefully planned to allow all pupils to make progress from a very different range of starting points, as shown in the chart below:

 

maths keystagechart

 

Mathematics classes are purposefully small, average class size 20. This enables our team to plan lessons that address pupils’ needs and tackle and overcome the misconceptions and difficulties that can become real barriers to success in this subject. It also allows us to cater for the full range of mathematical ability.

In Key Stage 3, the highest sets enter the UK Mathematics Challenge. In Key Stage 4, the highest sets follow not only a GCSE mathematics course but also study the Level 2 Certificate in Further Mathematics, a qualification that stretches them towards AS Level topics.

If pupils find mathematics more difficult then there is also plenty of support and encouragement available.

Throughout all year groups a Mathematics Breakfast club runs every morning for pupils who have been identified as falling behind the standards they are capable of.

 

GCSE Course  Edexcel Mathematics (9-1)

All pupils follow a GCSE course in mathematics. Currently the qualification is available at 2 tiers:

Higher Tier  Grades available (9-4)

Foundation Tier  Grades available (5-1)

Mathematics GCSE is assessed 100% by examination. Pupils sit three papers, two with a calculator and one without.

Level 2 Certificate in Further Mathematics AQA

Pupils following the Higher tier GCSE, who are on track for 9/8 grades may also choose to study Further Mathematics.

Grades available A* with distinction A* A B C

 

The Mathematics Team:

Ms R Stevens (Associate Deputy Head Achievement)

Mrs M Geoghegan (Assistant Headteacher / Head of Mathematics)

Miss A Gideir (Assistant Curriculum Leader)

Miss J Loney (Assistant Curriculum Leader)

Mrs E Ferguson

Mrs L Shutt

Mr S Cooper

Mrs M Arcangelo

Mr W Capstick

Miss C Bowker

Miss R Hargreaves

Mrs J Hartley

 

 

 

2016 Exam Results: GCSE Mathematics A*-C  68%