## WHAT DO year 9 learn in maths?

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Algebra – Equations and identities, formulae, sequences, graphs, quadratics, inequalities. Geometry and measures – Area and volume, transformations, circles, trigonometry, Pythagoras, vectors, constructions. Statistics and probabilityâ€“ Collecting and displaying data, the probability of events and averages.

### Do year 9 still do SATs?

Life without SATs Key Stage 3 SATs will be replaced by improved classroom assessment by teachers and frequent reporting to parents in years 7, 8, and 9. There will be also be a stronger focus on one-to-one tuition and catch up support for children in the first years of secondary school.

#### What is covered in KS3 maths?

What Topics Does KS3 Maths Cover?

- Algebra. Algebra at KS3 level includes algebraic notation, expressions and formulae, equations and inequalities as well as graphs of linear and quadratic functions and arithmetic and geometric sequences.
- Shape, space and measure.
- Number.
- Handling data and statistics.
- Functional maths.

**Will there be Year 2 SATs in 2021?**

All KS1 SATs for Year 2 pupils are cancelled in 2021. All KS2 SATs for Year 6 pupils are cancelled in 2021. The English grammar, punctuation and spelling test at KS2 is cancelled in 2021.

**Is Year 9 maths hard?**

There is a significant jump from Year 8 Maths to Year 9 Maths. Students may find it difficult to apply the concepts they learned in Year 8 to Year 9 because the level of Maths is much harder. Some common problems that students face are: Difficulty adding and subtracting two algebraic fractions.

## Are there KS3 exams?

The KS3 Sats were abolished in 2008. These tests had first been introduced in 1988 and were used across all national curriculum subjects, including English, maths, science, history, geography, modern foreign languages, design and technology and art and design.

### Do year 9 have exams?

Students will have two exams in Maths, two exams in English, one exam in Science, one exam in their Modern Foreign Language, and one in exam in most of the Option subjects. The only subjects where there will not be an exam are Computer Studies, Business Studies, PE, PSHE and Religious Studies.

#### Are SATs being scrapped?

The Department for Education has refused to say when key stage 1 SATs will be scrapped, after pencilling-in rough dates for the tests in both 2023 and 2024.