At KS3 all students follow a structured mathematics curriculum, which covers all of the requirements of the National Curriculum. Students are set by ability within the first two weeks of Year 7 and regular assessments are made throughout Years 7 and 8 to monitor progress.
Since September 2011, all students in years 9, 10 and 11 follow the Edexcel Mathematics GCSE course. This course comprises three modular exams (sat periodically through Year 9, 10 and 11) of increasing difficulty. Some students have the additional opportunity of studying GCSE Statistics in Year 10.
Studying Maths develops a range of skills that can be helpful in a range of different jobs. You will gain communication skills, independent working as well as team working skills, the ability to organise your work and good time management. Other qualities that you will have developed include analytical and problem solving skill, the ability to analyse and interpret data, plus you will be articulate and adaptable. There is a range of careers that you could progress into. These include:
Sixth form students are able to study both AS and A2 Mathematics and Further Mathematics within school.
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MITIE, a ftse100 company, has assisted Grace Academy in the development of the MITIE Maths Challenge, a 10 hour project aimed at helping year 7 students see how maths skills are used every single day in the working world. Last Thursday and Friday, the whole year group went on a site visit to Coleshill Manor Office Park […]Read more