Mathematics is an essential skill in life and is at the heart of everyday decision making.
It is the aim of Chiltern Academy is to support every student to achieve their potential and develop a deep understanding of Mathematics. The department offers a supportive, nurturing environment focused on developing a culture of success.
In Year 7 students study 4 hours of mathematics per week. Students are placed in groups based upon ability and are taught the Key Stage Three Programme of Study in preparation for GCSE. There are frequent assessments throughout the year that identify areas of development for each student. At frequent points throughout the year, students are provided with feedback and given the opportunity to securely embed a deep understanding of the topics covered.
The curriculum at Key Stage 3 is tailored to ensure that every student has the opportunity to reach their potential and provides them with a solid foundation to start their GCSE qualification. Student performance is reviewed regularly and used to support each student to reach the next step in their journey.