Maths Key Stage 3 | Rainhill High School

Maths Key Stage 3

Key knowledge is defined for Key Stage 3; we know what our pupils need to know at the end of Year 9 in maths in order to progress and specialise in one of these subjects at Key Stage 4 successfully. Knowledge is sequenced carefully from Year 7 through to Year 9, allowing practice and recap throughout the Key Stage as new knowledge is acquired. The Key Knowledge that we deliver is as follows

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

Reading for Pleasure

Book TitlePublishing InformationWhat's it about?
Scholastic ISBN-13 978-1407189185All the Murderous Maths books feature a range of mathematical characters. They also include sneaky tricks, games, jokes (most of which are repeatable) and what's more - you'll find yourself picking up all sorts of advice and tips on how to cope with maths in all its various forms.
ISBN-13 978-0393351477is a book on recreational mathematics and curious word problems 
Granta Books ISBN-13 978-1847080530A mathematical adventure story
The adventures of Penrose the Mathematical CatWide World Publishing ISBN-13 978-1884550140Amusing, entertaining, informative mathematical tales
G is for Googol - A mathematical alphabet bookTen Speed Press ISBN-13 978-1883672584A Math Alphabet Book
The curious incident of the dog in the night-timeVintage ISBN-13 978-0099450252Christopher is an intelligent youth who lives in the functional hinterland of autism--every day is an investigation for him because of all the aspects of human life that he does not quite get.
The Joy of X:A guided tour of mathematics from one to infinityAtlantic Books ISBN-13 978-1848878457In The Joy of X, Strogatz explains the great ideas of maths - from negative numbers to calculus, fat tails to infinity - with clarity, wit and insight. He is the maths teacher you never had and this book is perfect for the smart and curious, the expert and the beginner

Text Books

KS3 Maths: Core Book 1 Part of the Maths Progress for KS3 (Second Edition) series.PearsonISBN: 9781292280059
KS3 Maths: Core Book 2 Part of the Maths Progress for KS3 (Second Edition) series.PearsonISBN:9781292280042
KS3 Maths: Core Book 3 Part of the Maths Progress for KS3 (Second Edition) series.PearsonISBN:9781292280035


Website AddressDescription of what is offeredPassword videos and online worksheetsrhsmaths
www.corbettmaths.comRevision videos and online worksheetsN/A videos and online worksheetsangle


We encourage all of our pupils to engage in enrichment and extra curricular activities in school. We are currently offering the following enrichment in KS3 but for up to date information, please consult the latest edition of the Parent Newsletter.

Club or ActivityWhen & WhereWho can I ask for more information?
Chess ClubB101 Wednesday 3pmMr Roberts
Maths Art ClubB103 TuesdayMrs Alexander/Miss Yate

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