# Year 7 Mathematics

**Pupils in this year group will be taught the following topics:**

__Number:__

- Use positive integer powers and associated real roots
- Apply the four operations with decimal numbers
- Write a quantity as a fraction or percentage of another
- Add, subtract, multiply and divide with fractions and mixed numbers
- Check calculations using approximation, estimation or inverse operations

__Algebra:__

- Simplify and manipulate expressions by collecting like terms
- Simplify and manipulate expressions by multiplying a single term over a bracket
- Substitute numbers into formulae
- Solve equations in one unknown
- Understand and use lines parallel to the axes, y = x and y = -x

__Ratio, proportion and rates of change:__

- Use multiplicative reasoning to interpret percentage change

__Geometry and measures:__

- Calculate the volume and surface area of cubes and cuboids
- Understand and use geometric notation for labelling angles, lengths, equal lengths and parallel lines
- Convert between metric and imperial measures

**Probability **and** Statistics** topics will be taught in year 8.

**Pupils who meet age related expectations will be able to demonstrate the following**** (in relation to each topic):**

**Fluency**in their**knowledge**and**understanding**of the mathematical rules relating to each topic area- Be able to
**reason mathematically**by applying their knowledge to justifying answers and**solving problems**relating to each aspect covered.