S3 Mathematics:

Course Content:

• Throughout S3 we cover the following topics:

* Rounding to decimal places *significant figures *negative numbers * money exchange * Ratio

* Percentages * Percentage Increase * Express as percentage * Everyday calculations ( HP, commission etc)

* Measuring Angles * Measuring Length of Lines * Reading Scales * Changing Units (weight, length, volume) * Perimeter * Area * Volume

* Probability (comparing) * interpreting and drawing charts ( pie chart, line and bar graph) * Time intervals * DST

* Statistics * Negative Numbers * Substitution and Evaluating Formula

* Algebra * Sequences * Gradient * Perimeter* Area * Volume (revision)

* Rotational Symmetry * interpreting and drawing charts ( pie chart, line and bar graph) * Angles

* Pythagoras Theorem * Right angled Trigonometry * St. Line Graphs * Scatter Diagram * Linear Equations * Inequalities

* Changing the subject of the formula * Scale factors

Assessment:

• Assessment style throughout the BGE is mainly summative to prepare the students for the end of course exams they will receive at National 5 but teacher judgements are made on classwork, project work, homework and direct questioning in the class.

Progression Pathway: