# Statistics Key Stage 4

In year 9 our students will begin their Statistics GCSE course. Students will sit their GCSEs with AQA at the end of the course. End of topic tests are tailor-made to include AQA exam questions and students will sit full GCSE papers at each of the three assessment periods in the year.

In year 11, students will study for the level 2 certificate in further maths. Students’ progress is tracked, with strengths and weaknesses particular to each student identified for everyone. Students will get lots of access to exam papers, with 3 assessment periods conducted like mock exams as well as opportunities to complete parts of exam papers both at home and in lessons. Feedback from these exam papers is central to helping students progress and reach their full potential.

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Key Concepts

Statistics

Statistics

Begin Further Maths

Autumn Term

(Sep-Dec)

Data handling cycle, interpreting different types of data sources and how to collate data effectively.

Further Statistical Diagrams, including discussion about misleading statistical diagrams and how sometimes the media and companies use statistics to mislead their audience.

Algebra Unit: Complex algebraic skills, including function notation, expanding brackets, factorising, factor theorem and proofs.

Quality Mark Assessments

Advantages and disadvantages of different sampling methods and why it is important to take a representative sample rather than collect data from a whole population.

Economic and social statistics. This content is how to calculate and interpret index numbers, weighted index numbers and chain base numbers.  This leads into crude and standardised rates.

Coordinate Geometry Unit: Covers a wide range of straight line graphs and equations of a circle. Leads into the beginning of differentiation.

Spring Term

(Jan-April)

Tabulation and basic forms of data representation for quantitative and qualitative data.

Probability, sample space diagrams, mutually exclusive events, independent events, tree diagrams.

Calculus and Matrix Transformations: Multiplication of matrices, the identity matrices and transformations .

Quality Mark Assessments

Revision

Geometry: Hugely supports the GCSE knowledge of trigonometry including sine rule, cosine rule and use of trigonometric functions.

Summer Term

(May-July)

Cumulative frequency diagrams and box plots.

Scatter diagrams, correlation and regression. Standard deviation and different types of range

Prep for GCSE examination

Revision

Quality Mark Assessments

Time series graphs, moving averages and seasonal effects

Begin Further Maths course

Number Unit: Knowledge and use of numbers and the number

system including fractions, decimals, percentages,

ratio, proportion and order of operations.

Prep For Examination

## 9

### Key Concepts

Statistics

Quality Mark Assessments

### Autumn Term (Sep-Dec)

Data handling cycle, interpreting different types of data sources and how to collate data effectively.

Quality Mark Assessments

Advantages and disadvantages of different sampling methods and why it is important to take a representative sample rather than collect data from a whole population.

### Spring Term (Jan-April)

Tabulation and basic forms of data representation for quantitative and qualitative data.

Quality Mark Assessments

### Summer Term (May-July)

Cumulative frequency diagrams and box plots.

Scatter diagrams, correlation and regression. Standard deviation and different types of range

Quality Mark Assessments

Time series graphs, moving averages and seasonal effects

## 10

### Key Concepts

Statistics

Quality Mark Assessments

### Autumn Term (Sep-Dec)

Further Statistical Diagrams, including discussion about misleading statistical diagrams and how sometimes the media and companies use statistics to mislead their audience.

Quality Mark Assessments

Economic and social statistics. This content is how to calculate and interpret index numbers, weighted index numbers and chain base numbers.  This leads into crude and standardised rates.

### Spring Term (Jan-April)

Probability, sample space diagrams, mutually exclusive events, independent events, tree diagrams.

Quality Mark Assessments

Revision

### Summer Term (May-July)

Prep for GCSE examination

Quality Mark Assessments

Begin Further Maths course

Number Unit: Knowledge and use of numbers and the number

system including fractions, decimals, percentages,

ratio, proportion and order of operations.

## 11

### Key Concepts

Begin Further Maths

Quality Mark Assessments

### Autumn Term (Sep-Dec)

Algebra Unit: Complex algebraic skills, including function notation, expanding brackets, factorising, factor theorem and proofs.

Quality Mark Assessments

Coordinate Geometry Unit: Covers a wide range of straight line graphs and equations of a circle. Leads into the beginning of differentiation.

### Spring Term (Jan-April)

Calculus and Matrix Transformations: Multiplication of matrices, the identity matrices and transformations .

Quality Mark Assessments

Geometry: Hugely supports the GCSE knowledge of trigonometry including sine rule, cosine rule and use of trigonometric functions.

### Summer Term (May-July)

Revision

Quality Mark Assessments

Prep For Examination