The Ridgeway School & Sixth Form College Learning & Education

KS4 Maths

The Team

Leader — Mrs C Horton — [email protected]

Staff

Mrs Cheryl Horton, Faculty Leader - [email protected]
Mrs Nicky Wicks, Assistant Team Leader (KS5 coordinator) – [email protected]
Mrs Rosie Adams, Mathematics Teacher – [email protected]
Mr Liam Carney, Numeracy Co-ordinator – [email protected]
Mrs Katie Dent, KS4 Co-ordinator – [email protected]
Mr Richard Fouracre, Mathematics & PE Teacher – [email protected]
Mr Graham Giles, Mathematics Teacher – [email protected]
Miss Abie Marshman, Mathematics Teacher – [email protected]
Mr Barry Pike, Mathematics Teacher – [email protected]
Mrs Shanti Francis, Maths Intervention Tutor – [email protected]
Mr Aled Northcott, Law and Mathematics Teacher – [email protected]
Mr Matt Pauling, Vice Principal – [email protected]
Miss Lydia Philpott, Teacher – [email protected]
Mr Neil Mallender, KS3 Co-ordinator – [email protected]
Mr Joe White, Teacher of PE and Maths – [email protected]
Mrs Agnieszka Richardson – Mathematics Teacher – [email protected]


Assessment of Course – OCR J560

Foundation Tier (grades 5 to 1)
Paper 1 1 hour 30 minutes – Calculator permitted
Paper 2 1 hour 30 minutes – Calculator not permitted
Paper 3 1 hour 30 minutes – Calculator permitted
Each paper has an equal weighting

Higher Tier (grades 9 to 4)
Paper 4 1 hour 30 minutes – Calculator permitted
Paper 5 1 hour 30 minutes – Calculator not permitted
Paper 6 1 hour 30 minutes – Calculator permitted
Each paper has an equal weighting

Course Content
Maths is one of the core subjects of the National Curriculum and is compulsory.
Year 10 will be studying the new GCSE (9-1) in Mathematics. Many features of the new exam will be similar to the previous GCSE exams, however there is an increased emphasis on students being able to demonstrate their understanding of concepts and apply their mathematical skills through problem solving based in a range of contexts.
There is no coursework or controlled assessment in Maths, just 3 exams all of which will be sat at the end of Year 11.
As with previous maths GCSE exams the papers are a mixture of calculator and non-calculator exams and students will be entered at either Higher or Foundation Tier.

For all maths exams you will need some specialist equipment:
A protractor
A pair of compasses
A scientific calculator

(Casio scientific calculators are available to purchase from the Maths team through parentpay)


Further Information:

KS4 Year 10 and Year 11 Maths Teaching Outlines Download
GCSE 9-1 PLC Foundation hyperlinks Download
GCSE 9-1 PLC Higher hyperlinks Download

Curriculum

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