Year 8

Past examination material

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MS means the mark scheme (i.e. the answers).

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November examination

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November exam 2017 (calc)
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November exam 2017 (calc) MS
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November exam 2017 (non-calc)
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November exam 2017 (non-calc) MS

Skills sheets

These sheets are useful for topic test preparation. Answers are at the end of each sheet.

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Decimals and Factors
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Pythagoras and 3D Shapes
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Answers to Pythagoras and 3D shapes
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Ratio, proportion, fractions and percentages
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Algebra brackets and formulae
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Probability and data handling
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Angles and polygons
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Graphs and Circles
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Similarity and speed

March examination

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March exam 2018 (calc)
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March exam 2018 (calc) MS
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March exam 2018 (non-calc)
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March exam 2018 (non-calc) MS

Interleaf sheets

These sheets revise several topics at once.

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Interleaf 1 Interleaf 2
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Interleaf 3 Interleaf 4
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Interleaf 5 Interleaf 6
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Interleaf 7 Interleaf 8
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Interleaf 9 Interleaf 10
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Interleaf 11 Interleaf 12

The links below come from the CIMT website.

Extra exercises: additional exercises on the topic, perfect for revision purposes. Answers are included at the end of the document.

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Activities: a collection of investigational type tasks that may be used in class or set as a homework.

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E-lessons: include​ explanations of topics taught, as well as self-marking exercises. Completing these pages is another great way to revise.​

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Autumn term (Sep-Dec)

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Unit 4: Rounding and Estimating

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Textbook Extra exercises Activities
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Lessons
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4 Rules (Whole Numbers)
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4 Rules (Decimals)
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Order of Operations
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Worded Arithmetic Problems
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Rounding
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Estimating
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e-lessons
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4.1 4 operations - whole numbers 4.2 4 operations - decimals
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4.3 Order of operations 4.4 Problems in context
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4.5 Rounding 4.6 Estimating

Unit 3: Pythagoras' Theorem

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Textbook Extra exercises Activities
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Lessons
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Pythagoras Investigation (Tilted squares)
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Calculate the Length of the Hypotenuse
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Calculating the Lengths of Other Sides
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Worded Pythagoras Problems
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e-lessons
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3.1 Pythagoras' Theorem 3.2 Calculating the hypotenuse
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3.4 Pythagoras - problems in context

Unit 6: Nets and Surface Area

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Textbook Extra exercises Activities
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Lessons
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Common 2-D and 3-D Shapes
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2-D Representations of 3-D Shapes
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Plans and Elevations
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Nets and Surface Area of Cubes and Cuboids
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Nets of Prisms and Pyramids
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e-lessons
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6.1 Constructions and angles 6.2 2-D and 3-D shapes

Unit 7: Ratio and proportion

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Textbook Extra exercises Activities
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Lessons
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Equivalent Ratios
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Direct Proportion
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Division in a Given Ratio
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Linear Conversion
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Inverse proportion
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e-lessons
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7.1 Equivalent ratios 7.2 Direct proportion
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7.3 Proportional division

Unit 9: Fractions and Percentages

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Textbook Extra exercises Activities
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Lessons
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Revision of Operations with Fractions
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Fractions in Context
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Conversion of Fractions and Percentages
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Finding Percentages of Quantities
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Increasing and Decreasing by a Percentage
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Finding Percentage Increase and Decrease
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Reverse Percentages
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Mixed Percentages
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Y8 Mixed Percentages Y8 Mixed Percentages ANSWERS
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e-lessons
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20.2 Fractions - add/subtract 20.3 Fractions - multiplication
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20.4 Fractions - division

Unit 8: Algebra - Brackets

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Textbook Extra exercises Activities
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Lessons
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Expansion of Single Brackets
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Linear Equations with Brackets
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Factorising
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Expansion of Two Brackets
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e-lessons
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8.1 Expanding single Brackets 8.2 Linear equations with brackets
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8.3 Factorising

Spring term (Jan-Apr)

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Unit 12: Formulae

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Textbook Extra exercises Activities
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Lessons
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Substitution 1
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Substitution 2
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Linear Equations 1
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Linear Equations 2
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Changing the Subject of a Formula
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e-lessons
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12.1 Substituting 1 12.2 Substituting 2
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12.3 Linear equations 1 12.4 Linear equations 2

Unit 10: Probability of 2 Events

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Textbook Extra exercises Activities
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Lessons
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Probability of One Event
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Listing Outcomes with Two Events
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Probabilities Using Listings
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Independent Events and Tree Diagrams
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Dependent Probability
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e-lessons
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10.1 Probability of one event
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10.2 Finding outcomes with 2 experiments
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10.3 Finding probability by listing outcomes 10.4 Independent events

Spring term (continued)

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Unit 5: Data Analysis

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Textbook Extra exercises Activities
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Lessons
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Displaying Discrete Data
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Mean,_Median,_Mode_and_Range
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e-lessons
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5.1 Frequency tables 5.2 Mean, median, mode and range

Unit 11: Angles, Bearings and Maps

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Textbook Extra exercises Activities
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Lessons
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Parallel and Intersecting Lines
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Bearings
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Scale Drawings
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e-lessons
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11.1 Angle measures 11.2 Parallel and intersecting lines
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11.3 Bearings

Unit 15: Polygons

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Textbook Extra exercises Activities
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Lessons
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Angle Facts (revision)
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Angle Properties of Polygons
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Symmetry (Reflection and Rotational)
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e-lessons
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15.1 Angles 15.2 Angle properties of polygons
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Unit 14: Straight Line Graphs

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Textbook Extra exercises Activities
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Lessons
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Plotting Points on Straight Lines
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Plotting Graphs Given their Equations
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Equation of a Straight Line
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Equation of a Line Given Two Points
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e-lessons
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14.1 Coordinates 14.2 Plotting straight lines
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14.3 Plotting graphs from the equation

Unit 16: Circles and Cylinders

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Textbook Extra exercises Activities
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Lessons
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Introduction to Circles
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Formulae for Circumference and Area
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Circles (Worded Problems)
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Volume and Surface Area of a Cylinder
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e-lessons
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16.1 Introduction to circles
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16.4 Formulae for circumference and area

Unit 19: Similarity

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Textbook Extra exercises Activities
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Lessons
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Enlargement
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Similar Shapes
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Length, Area and Volume Scale Factors
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Converting Units of Area and Volume
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Maps and Scale Models
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e-lessons
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19.1 Enlargement 19.2 Similar shapes
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19.3 Line, area and volume scale factors

Unit 18: Speed, Distance and Time

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Textbook Extra exercises Activities
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Lessons
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Speed
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Calculating Speed, Distance and Time
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Problems with Mixed Units
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Distance-Time Graphs
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Other compound measures
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e-lessons
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18.1 Speed 18.2 Calculating speed, distance and time
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18.3 Problems with mixed units

Number (last topic)

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Lessons
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Convert Recurring Decimals to Fractions
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Products of Prime Factors
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HCF & LCM
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Revision
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Revision F2 (Number) Revision F2 (Number) MS

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