‍This week at EPCHS is week 04

[back to week 03] [whole year calendar] [forward to week 05]Monday 24 September 2012 - Friday 28 September 2012

‍Events:

This is a normal school week.
Year 11 Parents' Information evening is on Thursday 27 Sept 2012. Selected slides from the slideshow are here:


... and here are my notes as a mindmap:
parents' evening talk.jpg
parents' evening talk.jpg

‍year 7 classwork

We have now placed year 7 in their initial sets. We shall review these at half-term (3-4 weeks' time) and at Christmas. Please get in touch if you have any concerns. The first assessment will be in week 06.

Year 7 are learning about sequences, functions and graphs in unit A1:
support
core
extension
set 3
set 2
set 1
simple linear number patterns recognise
  • continue
  • complete
  • + and - the same whole number every time
linear sequences including decimals
  • including negative numbers
use sequence rules given in words
  • term to term rules
  • position to term rules
linear sequences including decimals
  • including negative numbers
represent and interpret sequences from patterns
  • in shapes
generate sequences from patterns
  • from practical contexts
  • describe the general term in simple cases
represent and interpret sequences
  • from patterns
  • in shapes
describe sequences in words
generate terms of a sequence from algebra
  • position to term rules
  • term to term rules
  • using ICT or on paper
describe simple sequences in words
use sequence rules given in words
  • term to term rules
  • position to term rules
use algebra to describe the nth term of a sequence
  • example for 5, 8, 11, 14, ... T(n) = 3n + 2
use sequence rules given in words
  • term to term rules
  • position to term rules
generate sequences from patterns
  • from practical contexts
  • describe the general term in simple cases
generate sequences using ICT:
  • with spreadsheets
  • with graphical calculators

use algebra to describe the nth term of a sequence
  • example for 5, 8, 11, 14, ... T(n) = 3n +2

‍year 7 homework

Following parents' requests at open evening and the year 10 information evening last week, we are beginning a trial of publishing the homework we set here too:
. . . class . . .
. . . teacher . . .
. . . . . . . . task set . . . . . . . .
due date
7bjk1
SFO


7bjk2
LAJ


7bjk3
HWL


7mrt1
GCA


7mrt2
RDM
Finish the getting to know you sheets if you haven't already done that.
Find the most interesting maths fact that you can to share with the class on Monday.
set 27 Sep 2012
due 01 Oct 2012
7mrt3
SFO


‍year 8 classwork

Year 8 are developing their understanding of sequences, functions and graphs in unit A1:
support
core
extension
set 4
sets 2 and 3
set 1
linear sequences including decimals
  • including negative numbers
use sequence rules given in words
  • term to term rules
  • position to term rules
generate terms of a sequencefrom algebra* position to term rules
  • term to term rules
  • using ICT or on paper
represent and interpret sequences from patterns
  • in shapes
generate sequences from patterns
  • from practical contexts
  • describe the general term in simple cases
use algebra to describe the nth term of a sequence* example for 5, 8, 11, 14, ... T(n) = 3n + 2
describe sequences in words
generate terms of a sequence from algebra
  • position to term rules
  • term to term rules
  • using ICT or on paper
use algebra to describe the nth term of a sequence; justify this rule by referring to context
cupcakes [momsrecipesandmore.blogspot.co.uk].png
cupcakes [momsrecipesandmore.blogspot.co.uk].png
example: Jamie is making cupcakes for charity.
He spends $3.00 on ingredients, and sells n cupcakes for $0.50 each.
Explain why the profit P he makes is given by P = ½n - 3
use sequence rules given in words
  • term to term rules
  • position to term rules
use algebra to describe the nth term of a sequence
  • example for 5, 8, 11, 14, ... T(n) = 3n + 2
compare and evaluate representations
elephant silhouette [Greg McMullin].png
elephant silhouette [Greg McMullin].png
example: compare
  • the sequence 5, 8, 11, 14, 17, ...
  • with the nth term T(n) = 3n + 2
  • with the function y = 3x + 2
  • with the graph
    graph of y = 3x + 2 [geogebra].png
    graph of y = 3x + 2 [geogebra].png
generate sequences from patterns
  • from practical contexts
  • describe the general term in simple cases
generate sequences using ICT:
  • with spreadsheets
  • with graphical calculators
find the next term and the nth term of quadratic sequences
use algebra to describe the nth term of a sequence
  • example for 5, 8, 11, 14, ... T(n) = 3n +2
use algebra to describe the nth term of a sequence; justify this rule by referring to context
cupcakes [momsrecipesandmore.blogspot.co.uk].png
cupcakes [momsrecipesandmore.blogspot.co.uk].png
example: Jamie is making cupcakes for charity.
He spends $3.00 on ingredients, and sells n cupcakes for $0.50 each.
Explain why the profit P he makes is given by P = ½n - 3
deduce the properties of
  • triangular number sequences and
  • square number sequences
from their spatial patterns

‍year 8 homework

Following parents' requests at open evening and the year 10 information evening last week, we are beginning a trial of publishing the homework we set here too:
class
teacher
. . . . . . . . task set . . . . . . . .
due date
8bjk1
RPR


8bjk2
RDM
Nth term task on mymaths. Try both questions.
If you finish on red then please have another go and aim for amber or green.
If you need any help come and find me in C7 at break or after school.
set 24 Sep 2012.
due 27 Sep 2012.
8bjk3
CSS


8bjk4
GCA


8mrt1
LAJ


8mrt2
GCA


8mrt3
JFL
Sequences task on MyMaths.
set 27 Sep 2012
due 4 Oct 2012
8mrt4
RDM
Sequences task on mymaths. Try both questions.If you finish on red then please have another go and aim for amber or green.If you need any help come and find me in C7 at break or after school.
set 24 Sep 2012.
due 26 Sep 2012.

‍year 9 classwork

Year 8 are developing their understanding of sequences, functions and graphs in unit A1:
support
core
extension
set 4
sets 2 and 3
set 1
use sequence rules given in words
  • term to term rules
  • position to term rules
generate terms of a sequencefrom algebra
  • position to term rules
  • term to term rules
  • using ICT or on paper
use algebra to describe the nth term of a sequence; justify this rule by referring to context
cupcakes [momsrecipesandmore.blogspot.co.uk].png
cupcakes [momsrecipesandmore.blogspot.co.uk].png
example: Jamie is making cupcakes for charity.
He spends $3.00 on ingredients, and sells n cupcakes for $0.50 each.
Explain why the profit P he makes is given by P = ½n - 3
generate sequences from patterns
  • from practical contexts
  • describe the general term in simple cases
use algebra to describe the nth term of a sequence
  • example for 5, 8, 11, 14, ... T(n) = 3n + 2
compare and evaluate representations
elephant silhouette [Greg McMullin].png
elephant silhouette [Greg McMullin].png
example: compare
  • the sequence 5, 8, 11, 14, 17, ...
  • with the nth term T(n) = 3n + 2
  • with the function y = 3x + 2
  • with the graph
    graph of y = 3x + 2 [geogebra].png
    graph of y = 3x + 2 [geogebra].png
generate terms of a sequence from algebra
  • position to term rules
  • term to term rules
  • using ICT or on paper
use algebra to describe the nth term of a sequence; justify this rule by referring to context
cupcakes [momsrecipesandmore.blogspot.co.uk].png
cupcakes [momsrecipesandmore.blogspot.co.uk].png
example: Jamie is making cupcakes for charity.
He spends $3.00 on ingredients, and sells n cupcakes for $0.50 each.
Explain why the profit P he makes is given by P = ½n - 3
find the next term and the nth term of quadratic sequences
use algebra to describe the nth term of a sequence
  • example for 5, 8, 11, 14, ... T(n) = 3n + 2
compare and evaluate representations
elephant silhouette [Greg McMullin].png
elephant silhouette [Greg McMullin].png
example: compare
  • the sequence 5, 8, 11, 14, 17, ...
  • with the nth term T(n) = 3n + 2
  • with the function y = 3x + 2
  • with the graph
    graph of y = 3x + 2 [geogebra].png
    graph of y = 3x + 2 [geogebra].png
deduce the properties of
  • triangular number sequences and
  • square number sequences
from their spatial patterns
generate sequences using ICT:
  • with spreadsheets
  • with graphical calculators
find the next term and the nth term of quadratic sequences

use algebra to describe the nth term of a sequence; justify this rule by referring to context
cupcakes [momsrecipesandmore.blogspot.co.uk].png
cupcakes [momsrecipesandmore.blogspot.co.uk].png
example: Jamie is making cupcakes for charity.
He spends $3.00 on ingredients, and sells n cupcakes for $0.50 each.
Explain why the profit P he makes is given by P = ½n - 3
deduce the properties of
  • triangular number sequences and
  • square number sequences
from their spatial patterns

‍year 9 homework

Following parents' requests at open evening and the year 10 information evening last week, we are beginning a trial of publishing the homework we set here too:
. . . class . . .
. . . teacher . . .
. . . . . . . . task set . . . . . . . .
. . . . due date . . . .
9bjk1



9bjk2



9bjk3



9bjk4
JFl
MyMaths tasks on times tables
set 24 Sep 2012
due 01 Oct 2012
9mrt1



9mrt2



9mrt3
RDM
Nth term task on mymaths. Try both questions, if you finish on red then please have another go and aim for amber or green. If you need any help come and find me in C7 at break or after school.
set 26 Sep 2012
due 03 Oct 2012
9mrt4



‍year 10 classwork

are learning about TOPIC in unit ##:
. . . . . . . . . . foundation . . . . . . . . . . .
. . higher - basics (up to D grade) . .
. . . . higher - core (C & B grade) . . .
. higher - extension (A & A* grade).
set 4
sets 1, 2 & 3





























‍year 10 homework

Following parents' requests at open evening and the year 10 information evening last week, we are beginning a trial of publishing the homework we set here too:
class
teacher
task set
due date
10a1



10a2



10a3
JFL
Questions 13 - 16 of the worksheet on Angles on Parallel Lines
MyMaths task on Interior and Exterior Angles
set 25 Sep 2012
due 27 Sep 2012
set 28 Sep 2012
due 05 Oct 2012
10a4



10b1
RDM
Drawing pie charts task on mymaths. Try both questions, if you finish on red then please have another go and aim for amber or green. If you need any help come and find me in C7 at break or after school.
set 24 Sep 2012
due 27 Sep 2012
10b2



10b3



10b4




‍year 11 classwork

are learning about Pythagoras' Theorem and trigonometry in unit GM7:
. . . . . . . . . . foundation . . . . . . . . . . .
. . higher - basics (up to D grade) . .
. . . . higher - core (C & B grade) . . .
. higher - extension (A & A* grade).
set 4
sets 1, 2 & 3

Pythagoras' Theorem 1
  • discovering Pythagoras' theorem
  • Pythagoras' to find hypotenuse
  • Pythagoras' to find shorter side
Pythagoras' Theorem 2 - applications
  • in coordinate geometry
  • in circle and other 2D geometry problems
  • in 3D



Trigonometry in right-triangles
  • discovering the ratios sin, cos and tan
  • using sin to find the opposite in right triangles
  • using cos to find the adjacent in right triangles
  • using tan to find the opposite in right triangles
  • using sin and rearranging to find the hypotenuse
  • using cos and rearranging to find the hypotenuse
  • using tan and rearranging to find the adjacent
  • using sin-1 cos-1and tan-1 to find an angle given two sides



Problems involving Pythagoras' and trigonometry
  • when do I use Pythagoras, when do I use trig?


‍year 11 homework

Following parents' requests at open evening and the year 10 information evening last week, we are beginning a trial of publishing the homework we set here too:
. . . class . . .
. . . teacher . . .
. . . . . . . . task set . . . . . . . .
due date
all classes

Revise for your mock exam on Monday. See the unit 1 revision list for help.
01 Oct 2012
11x1



11x2



11x3
JFL
Worksheet on Pythagoras
set 24 Sep 2012
due 28 Sep 2012
11x4



11x5
RDM
Pythagoras booster worksheet on mymaths.
Please try all 4 questions and aim for amber or green.
If you get a red score then please try again and come and see me for help if you need it.
set 24 Sep 2012.
due 28 Sep 2012.
11y1



11y2



11y3
PCA
GCSE unit 1 past paper to complete
Revise for the mock exam on Monday: use the GCSE DtoC Booster pack on mymaths.
Here are three good tasks to try: probability, graphs and charts, averages
set 25 Sep 2012
due 01 Oct 2012
set 30 Sep 2012
due 07 Oct 2012
11y4



11y5



‍year 12

are learning

‍year 13

are learning