Maths Update

Mr T RobinsonNews

Year 7 Christmas coordinates:

All Year 7 students took part in the annual Christmas coordinates competition. Mr Pritchard will select a winner from each class and a winner from across the year group.

Years 8, 9 and 10 end of term assessments:

All students in Years 8, 9 and 10 have sat an end of term assessment within their lessons.  This covered core Mathematical skills alongside work covered since the start of the academic year. The results of these assessments along with the test papers themselves will be returned to the students at the start of the Spring term.

Year 11 Mock Exams:

Students in Year 11 have started their GCSE preparations by revising intensely for their formal mock exams in Mathematics. Like the real thing, the students have sat 3 papers (1 x non calculator, 2 x calculator), each one an hour and a half, in the hall under formal exam conditions. The results and exam papers will be shared with the students at the start of the Spring term.

UK Maths Challenge:

Pewsey Vale School has signed up for the UK Maths challenge which will take part in 2018. Selected students from each year groups will take part in either the Junior or Intermediate maths challenge. The dates of these challenges are:

Thursday 1 February 2018 – Intermediate Challenge (Selected students in Years 9, 10 and 11)

Thursday 26 April 2018 – Junior Challenge (Selected students in Years 7 and 8)