Updated July 2021
In Maths our vision is to ensure every pupil feels supported and confident to achieve their maximum potential as we lay the foundations in algebra, number, geometry and data handling for work at GCSE level. As part of our induction and reintegration process we also aim to fill missing gaps in knowledge which may hinder progress post successful reintegration in to main stream school.
Assessment of progress is made on the basis of the teachers’ classroom questioning, the review of pupils work and their performances in tests. Feedback is given to pupils orally, in written form in exercise books and as part of analysis of tests.
Dale Acre (KS4)
The pupils study GCSE Mathematics and Functional skills Mathematics. This GCSE consists of a Foundation tier (grades 1-5) and a Higher tier (grades 4-9). This specification is designed to be taken over the course of two years. There are three written exams at the end of Year 11 for each of the areas (one non-calculator and two calculator
The specification is made up of six areas: