Year 7math richer

Topics covered during the year will include:


Basic number work including fractions, decimals, and percentages.
Metric units.
Multiples, factors, and prime numbers.

Shape and Space:

Area and perimeter
Nets of cubes and cuboids


Making and using simple formulae

Simplifying expressions

Solving simple equations

Handling Data:

Comparing data

Mode, median, mean and range


Year 8

Topics covered during the year will include:-

Addition, subtraction, multiplication & division of fractions. Factors, multiples, prime numbers and prime factors.

Shape and Space:

Relationships between angles on a line, vertically opposite angles and angles of a triangle and quadrilateral. Accurate drawing and constructions. Angles with parallel lines. Perimeter, area, volume, and capacity.

Simplifying expressions. Further work on forming and solving equations.

Handling Data:

Mode, median, & mean. Comparing distributions. Probability and relative frequency.

Year 9

Topics covered during the year will include:-


Efficient use of calculator and non-calculator work on decimals, fractions and percentages, with practical applications. Estimation. Powers and indices. Negative numbers.

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Area and volume. Angle facts. Circles and polygons.
Coordinates. Reflection, rotation, and enlargement. Nets and isometric drawing. Straight line graphs. Conversion graphs.


Substitution. Forming and solving equations. Sequences.

Handling Data:

Collecting, presenting and comparing data.Two-way tables. Measures of average and speed. Probability.


GCSE Mathematics will prepare learners to make informed decisions about the use of technology, the management of money, further learning opportunities and career choices.

The aims of the AQA specification are to enable candidates to:

  • develop knowledge, skills and understanding of mathematical methods and concepts
  • acquire and use problem-solving strategies
  • select and apply mathematical techniques and methods in mathematical, every day and real-world situations
  • reason mathematically, make deductions and inferences and draw conclusions interpret and communicate mathematical information in a variety of forms appropriate to the information and context.
Subject Content

Ration proportion and rates of change
Geometry and measures


GCSE Mathematics has a Foundation tier (grades 1-5) and a Higher tier (grades 4-9). Students must take three question papers at the same tier. All question papers must be taken in the same series.

Students sit 3 papers of 90 minutes’ duration. One is a non-calculator paper.


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School Update

Over the summer holidays we are continuing to conduct virtual tours and meetings for parents and children considering St. Dominic’s Priory School.

Due to the opening of our brand new, state of the art teaching building, we have places available across a number of year groups for September 2020.

You can view our pre-recorded full school tour, hosted by Mrs Harrison, Headteacher, by continuing to the website.

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