S2 Mathematics (Level 34 with Benchmarks) Course Plan

Curriculum Area:
Number
Curriculum for Excellence ‘Benchmark’
Add and subtract integers and Multiply and divide integers
Noncalculator multiplication and division
Round to decimal places and significant figures
Noncalculator and calculator percentage of amounts
Increase and decrease a quantity by a percentage
Calculate the percentage increase or decrease
Find and use ratios and proportional division
Use Direct Proportion and Use Inverse Proportion
Multiply and divide fractions and mixed numbers (noncalc)
Add and subtract fractions and mixed numbers (noncalc)
Repeated percentages, “Backwards” percentages

Curriculum Area:
Using Time
Curriculum for Excellence ‘Benchmark’
Calculate time intervals in 12 and 24 hour clock, including time zone adjustments
Calculate speed, distance and time (including fractions of hours)
Solve time management problems
Solve scheduling problems

Curriculum Area:
Algebra
Curriculum for Excellence ‘Benchmark’
Expand a single bracket using a numerical common factor and Algebraic common factor
Expand pairs of brackets: Binomial x Binomial and Binomial x Trinomial
Factorise expressions with a numerical common factor and Algebraic common factor
Evaluate simple expressions and Evaluate expressions involving fractions, powers and roots
Extend a simple pattern and Determine and use formula for simple patterns
Know and use the formula for the gradient of a straight line
Recognise and draw lines of the form x = a and y = b
Recognise and draw lines of the form y = mx + c, knowing the meaning of m and c
Change the subject of a formula
Solve equations with X’s on both sides and Solve equations with brackets

Curriculum Area:
Shape and Measure
Curriculum for Excellence ‘Benchmark’
Find the circumference of a circle and Find the area of a circle.
Find the areas of kites, parallelograms and trapeziums and Find the area of composite shapes
Calculate the volume of a prism and Calculate the volume of cones and spheres
Use scale factors to find lengths, areas and volumes and Use scale factors to create scale drawings
Use the Theorem of Pythagoras to find the length of sides, the distance between points, show a triangle is (not) right angled, find lengths in 3D space
Use shape and circle properties to calculate the size of angles
Read scales for length, volume, weight and temperature
Understand and use tolerances
Convert between different units of measurement
Find the surface area of a cuboid and cylinder

Curriculum Area:
Trigonometry
Curriculum for Excellence ‘Benchmark’
Find the lengths of sides in a rightangled triangle using SOH CAH TOA (numerator only)
Find the size of angles in a rightangled triangle using SOH CAH TOA
Find the length of hypotenuse or adjacent side as denominator using SOH CAH TOA
Find the area of a triangle using A = ½ ab sin C
Find the lengths of sides and angles using the sine rule
Find the lengths of sides and angles using the cosine rule

Curriculum Area:
Statistics
Curriculum for Excellence ‘Benchmark’
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Construct a frequency table with and without class intervals
Interpret and draw bar charts, pie charts, stem and leaf diagrams, scatter plots and Draw and use a line of best fit
Calculate, interpret and compare the mean, median, mode and range of data sets
Calculate the quartiles and five figure summary of a data set and Draw and interpret box plots
Describe trends in data, Calculate simple probabilities & Interpret and make decisions based on probabilities

Curriculum Area:
Money and Workplace Maths
Curriculum for Excellence ‘Benchmark’
Calculate wages, overtime, bonuses, commission, income tax
Determine the best deal and Understand special offers
Understand how credit and debit cards work and Calculate simple interest, compound interest
Investigate the cost of living