Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyUnfortunately it wont let us upload the audio file at present.... we hope to get it on soon. thanks50 mins ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyPlease have a listen to an audio file of one of our year 8 classes creating an atmospheric Batman piece from earlier this week!! Be great to see lots of the community, parents and students at next weeks autumn concert!1 day ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademy@Morenoeverett1 No worries, maybe he nipped out during the photo and just missed it. We have entered 2 teams of 4 in to the ks3 and ks4 competition for badminton so hoping for those who attend and want to play to be able to, unless we get lots more turn up then we will need to select. Thanks.2 days ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyRT @YorkCares: Good to meet with Zoe from @ArupGroup and Rob from @ValeYorkAcademy to discuss plans for #projectdare2 days ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademy@Morenoeverett1 Hi, this was who was present this Monday evening after school so he must have missed it this week. If not maybe he was getting changed as I took it before heading out on year 8 football match! Sorry - next time. 👍2 days ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyRT @yckfoundation: Once again our thanks to all schools who travelled from across North Yorkshire to compete in our @SkyTryRL @Schools_RL f…2 days ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyRT @yckfoundation: On Course To Break All Records! 13 teams competed across 6 pitches in our @SkyTryRL @Schools_RL Yr 7 & Yr 9 festival th…2 days ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyOur year 8 boys football team played really well this evening against bootham tonight drawing 4-4! Great play guys well done! Next game next week away to Holy Family. https://t.co/lRMz3Y4MiK3 days ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyMrs Colville's trampolining club - monday nights are busy! Outstanding efforts and performances as always ladies! https://t.co/BJUurwHVL43 days ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyOur great badminton students practicing for tournament in a few weeks time! Great work guys! https://t.co/2BJHaTiqKy3 days ago
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VALE OF YORK ACADEMY IS PART OF

Maths

Curriculum aim

The Mathematics department aims to provide and develop the key skills required for young people to go out in to the world and succeed. Mathematics provides a toolkit for life, which equips students with not only numerical ability, but also more importantly the techniques and approaches needed to solve problems thrown their way. Mathematics is so much more than operations with numbers, it
is the ability to assimilate and identify key information and use it to provide answers.

Key Stage 3 Curriculum overview

In KS3 all students will 
learn how to develop 
their knowledge, skills 
and understanding of mathematical methods and concepts including number, algebra, ratio, proportion and rates of change, geometry and measures, probability and statistics. Key Stage 3 is vital for developing all the essential skills needed at GCSE level.

A committed team of maths teachers at the Vale of York Academy strive to help every child develop a love of Mathematics.

Homework will be set weekly. A scientific calculator is required for all pupils from year 7, (we recommend parents purchase a Casio Calculator). Geometry sets are desirable.

From Year 7 students are set using their KS2 maths results. Regular assessment points throughout the year review these sets.

KS4 curriculum

Pupils begin the GCSE syllabus in Year 9.

We follow the Edexcel 9-1 GCSE course at either Higher (grades 4 – 9)  or Foundation (grades 1-5) depending on the individual needs of the pupil.

Maths GCSE consists of three 1 hour 30 min exams (1 non calculator, 2 calculator) sat in Year 11.

Students will be regularly tested throughout KS4 developing exam skills to enable them to achieve their maximum in the final exams in Year 11.

Useful revision resources

www.mathswatch.co.uk is an excellent resource where pupils are able to watch videos on every topic covered in the maths curriculum across KS3 and KS4.

Every student has a personal login so they can access any homework tasks set by teachers, as well as being able to do revision in their own time.

Login details:

fullname@valeofyorkacademy

password: multiply

 

Other useful websites include:

www.corbettmaths.co.uk – excellent revision videos

www.mrbartonmaths.co.uk – past papers available

http://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-gcses/mathematics-2015.html – here you can find a full  GCSE specification

Keep in touch
Subject Lead for Maths is Miss Ward who can be contacted by email at a.ward@valeofyorkacademy.org

 

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Unfortunately it wont let us upload the audio file at present.... we hope to get it on soon. thanks