Year 8 Maths

Core Program

This course covers the key subject area of Maths.

Our term courses are scheduled in line with public school term dates. There are 4 terms per year and usually 10 lessons per term, with one lesson each week. You can commence our courses at any time, however a new term starts in late January, April, July and October.

Our Maths course enable students to:

  • Cover a variety of stimulating and challenging mathematics questions to systematically introduce and reinforce key concepts, and develop logical thinking and problem solving skills.

Program schedules are designed to allow maximum flexibility for students.

Course Structure
  • Maths
  • 4 terms in a year, 10 weeks in a term
  • 1.5 hour lessons per week, during term
  • Can be combined with English (English + Maths: 3 hour lessons per week)
  • Can be combined with Science (Maths + Science: 2 hour lessons per week)
  • Students attend lessons at their allocated time schedule
  • Small class group based
  • Experienced educators
Course Outline

Year 8 MATHS

Term 1
Week 1 — Quadrilaterals and Polygons
Week 2 — Congruence
Week 3 — Similarity
Week 4 — More about Congruence & Similarity
Week 5 — Factorisation
Week 6 — Simple Algebraic Fractions I
Week 7 — Simple Algebraic Fractions II
Week 8 — Revision & Test
Week 9 — Linear Equations I
Week 10 — Linear Equations II

Term 2
Week 1 — Rational Numbers
Week 2 — Equation & Identity I
Week 3 — Equation & Identity II
Week 4 — More about Factorisation
Week 5 — Geometry I
Week 6 — Geometry II
Week 7 — Geometry III
Week 8 — Revision & Test
Week 9 — Reinforcement of Geometry
Week 10 — Circumference and Arc Length of the Circle

Term 3
Week 1 — Area of a Sector of a Circle
Week 2 — Areas of Similar Figures
Week 3 — Changing the Subject of a Formula
Week 4 — Consumer Arithmetic I: Profit and Loss
Week 5 — Consumer Arithmetic II: Successive Discount & Simple Interest
Week 6 — Coordinate Geometry: Gradient
Week 7 — Coordinate Geometry: Perpendicular Lines
Week 8 — Revision & Test
Week 9 — Inequality I
Week 10 — Inequality II

Term 4
Week 1 – Linear Graphs
Week 2 – Simultaneous Linear Equations: Substitution Method
Week 3 – Simultaneous Linear Equations: Elimination Method
Week 4 – Problem Solving in Simultaneous Linear Equations
Week 5 – Simultaneous Linear Equations: Graphical Method
Week 6 – Introduction to Polynomials
Week 7 – Operations on Polynomials
Week 8 – Revision & Test
Week 9 – Working Mathematically: Logical Reasoning
Week 10 – Working Mathematically: Problem Solving

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