Mathematics in Year 8
Year 8 students continue to be taught in tutor groups of 27 each. They have seven 45-minute lessons per fortnight, with approximately 40 minutes of homework set each week. Students are given regular tests across the year to monitor overall progress. These tests and the final examination are also used to help identify the most appropriate set for the coming year.
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The course textbook is 'Essential Mathematics 8H' by David Rayner and Michael White, chosen for its mathematical thoroughness and compatibility with the National Curriculum. Other materials from various sources supplement this text.