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Mathematics Curriculum & Assessment Map - Year 7

Core Curriculum Map – Year 7 Maths

Half Term 1

Half Term 2

Half Term 3

Half Term 4

Half Term 5

Half Term 6


Curriculum Coverage:


Curriculum Coverage:


Curriculum Coverage:


Curriculum Coverage:


Curriculum Coverage:


Curriculum Coverage:


Place value and Number sense

Addition and Subtraction

Multiplication and Division

Estimation and rounding



Factors and Multiples

Area of Rectangles and Triangles







Area of a parallelogram

Symmetry and reflection

Fractions as part of a whole

Fractions as a value

Fractions as an operation

Order of operations

Basic rules of algebra

Expand and factorise

Rearrange formula


Percentages as parts of a whole

Percentages as a value

Percentages as an operation

Assessment 1


United Learning KPI written assessment 1a


Assessment 2


United Learning KPI written assessment 1b


Assessment 3


United Learning KPI written assessment 2a


Assessment 4


United Learning KPI written assessment 2b


Assessment 5


United Learning KPI written assessment 3a


Final Assessment


United Learning KPI written assessment 3c


Links to NC:

  • Read and write large numbers up to 1 billion and small numbers down to 0.001
  • Understand and use place value for decimals, measures and integers of any size
  • Understand definitions of odd and even
  • Order positive integers and decimals
  • Use the symbols =, ≠, <, >, ≤, ≥ for positive integers and decimals
  • Perform simple calculations using mental methods: partitioning, compensation, bridging
  • Understand language of addition & subtraction including added, subtrahend and minuend
  • Add and subtract large integers
  • Add and subtract decimals
  • Perform simple calculations using mental methods
  • Understand and apply the relationships between times table facts
  • Understand language of multiplication and division including factor, product, dividend, divisor and quotient
  • Use column multiplication
  • Solve problems using short and/or long division (not chunking), giving answers as decimals or fractions (not remainders) where necessary
  • Give appropriate answers to division word problems
  • Round numbers and measures to an appropriate degree of accuracy [nearest 1, 10, 100 or 1000 or nearest 0.1, 0.01 or 0.001]
  • Use approximation through rounding to estimate answers

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  • Use standard units of length including with decimal quantities
  • Derive and apply formulae to calculate and solve problems involving perimeter of triangles, parallelograms, trapezia
  • Understand definitions of multiples, factors, squares, composite and primes
  • Identify all the factors of a number
  • Recall and apply divisibility rules for 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 25, 50 and 100
  • Find the highest common factor and lowest common multiple of a pair of numbers
  • Understand and use the formula for the area of any triangle
  • Calculate the area of triangles and compound shapes (not circles).
  • Understand the purpose of finding a measure of central tendency and that as well as the mean, the other ones typically used are mode and median
  • Calculate the mean of a set of numbers
  • Calculate a missing number given the mean and the rest of the set

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  • Understand and use angle facts involving straight lines, points, triangles and quadrilaterals (including opposite angles)
  • Measure, draw, estimate and name angles
  • Describe, sketch and draw using conventional terms and notations: points, lines, parallel lines, perpendicular lines, right angles, regular polygons, and other polygons
  • Name, identify and list the properties of isosceles, equilateral, scalene and right-angle triangles including their combinations, e.g. right-angle isosceles
  • Name, identify and list the properties of a square, rectangle, parallelogram, rhombus, kite, arrowhead, trapezium and isosceles trapezium
  • Name a polygon with up to 10 sides
  • Understand the meaning of parallel and perpendicular
  • Derive and apply formulae to calculate and solve problems involving area of parallelograms
  • Recognise and visualise simple reflections
  • Recognise line symmetry
  • Find the order of rotational symmetry for any shape

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  • Find an equivalent fraction for another fraction given either the desired numerator or denominator
  • Simplify fractions to their lowest terms
  • Convert between improper fractions and mixed numbers
  • Use approximation to divide rectangles into halves, thirds, quarters, fifths, sixths, eighths, ninths, tenths
  • Use approximation to divide circles into halves, thirds, quarters, fifths, sixths, eighths, ninths, tenths and twelfths
  • Add and subtract fractions by making the denominators equal
  • Add and subtract mixed numbers and improper fractions by making the denominators equal
  • Approximate where fractions lie on a number line
  • Order fractions; use the number line as a model for ordering of the real numbers; use the symbols =, ≠, <, >, ≤, ≥
  • Solve division questions represented as fraction
  • Recognise special cases, e.g. fractions over 0, over 1 or where the numerator and denominator are equal
  • Calculate simple fractions of amounts
  • Draw pie charts involving simple fractions of 360

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  • Use conventional notation for the priority of operations, including brackets, powers, roots and reciprocals
  • Recognise and use relationships between operations including inverse operations
  • Use and interpret algebraic notation, including:
  • o ab in place of a × b
  • o 3y in place of y + y + y and 3 × y
  • o a² in place of a × a, aᶾ in place of a × a × a; a²b in place of a × a × b
  • o a/b in place of a ÷ b
  • o coefficients written as fractions rather than as decimals
  • o brackets
  • Simplify and manipulate algebraic expressions to maintain equivalence by collecting like terms
  • Understand and use the concepts and vocabulary of expressions, equations, inequalities, terms and factors
  • Multiply out a single term and a bracket
  • Factorise an expression into a single bracket
  • Understand and use standard mathematical formulae
  • Rearrange formulae to change the subject
  • · Generate terms of a sequence from either a term-to-term or a position-to-term rule
  • Find the next number in a variety of sequences. Uses nth term rule to generate a sequence

Links to NC:


  • Define percentage as ‘number of parts per hundred’
  • Work with percentages greater than 100%
  • Work interchangeably with terminating decimals and their corresponding fractions (such as 3.5 and 7/2 or 0.375 and 3/8)
  • Interpret percentages as a fraction or a decimal, interpret these multiplicatively
  • Express one quantity as a percentage of another
  • Recognise common Fractions-Decimals-Percentages (FDP) conversions
  • Order fractions, decimals and percentages
  • Calculate simple percentages of amounts (using mental methods)
  • Compare two quantities using percentages

Links to Core Values:


Creativity through problem solving.

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Enthusiasm for trying new methods.

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Determination to overcome challenges.

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Respect through valuing others contributions.

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Ambition to deepen understanding.

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Confidence through assessment.