The Aims of Mathematics are:
At Arco Academy our intent for mathematics is to teach a rich, balanced and progressive curriculum using Maths to reason, problem solve and develop fluent conceptual understanding in each area.
Arco Academy’s KS3 maths curriculum follows the overall structure and mapping to the national curriculum. The focus is on mastery to develop deep and sustainable learning. The following topics are taught across the syllabus;
Arco Academy’s KS4 maths curriculum follows part of the national curriculum. The focus is on consolidating subject content from key stage 3, while assessing gaps, on developing mathematical fluency, mathematical reasoning, and problem-solving. The following is taught throughout the KS4 curriculum;
There are two levels in the functional skills qualification: Level 1 (Grade 3 and below), and Level 2 (Grade 4 and above)
The students’ current grades will determine which level they will be entered into. Topics that will be covered are as follows: