Maths
Meet the team:
Mrs S Ravenscroft – Subject Leader of Maths
Studied Maths and Further Maths, alongside Geography and Sociology, at A level. Studied a 4 year Mathematics and Education degree at Bath University, and later a Masters in Education. Gained my first teaching post at Great Wyrley High School and became Head of Maths in 2001. Also been a Duke of Edinburgh Award leader for most of my teaching career, having gained my own Gold Award in 6^{th} Form.
Mrs S Bajwa – Teacher of Maths
After A levels, I studied a Maths, statistics and Economics degree at The University of Wolverhampton. I Also worked in a number of jobs including working for a lithographic company in the purchasing department. I Then trained to become a Secondary School Maths teacher by doing my PGCE at the University of Wolverhampton. I have since been teaching Maths (some ICT and Science) at Great Wyrley High School.
Mr P Till – Teacher of Maths
I joined Great Wyrley Mathematics Department in 2012. I previously taught at Kingsbury Mathematics and Business School and Cannock Chase PRU. My focus in teaching is to gain a greater knowledge of the process by which we learn and ultimately understand. Before I became a teacher, I ran my own business focusing on applications of specialist resins. In 1996 I gained my Private Pilot’s Licence and enjoyed some fun hours flying locally and to France on a few occasions. Formerly, I was a keen Rugby player, playing for Walsall in the National Divisions and represented Staffordshire County. Outside of School, my hobbies include listening to music, playing piano and ukulele, golf and visiting places of interest.
Mrs R Edmunds – Teacher of Maths
After A levels I trained as a Learning Support Assistant (in my old school) and worked in that role for two years. It is then I decided Iwanted to be a teacher, I went to Newman College/University and took a degree in Ks2/3 ICT teaching as well as doing one day a week Mathematics course. After been awarded my degree I went back to my old senior school where I taught for 10 years, before moving to Great Wyrley in September 2017.
Mr J Studholme – Assistant Headteacher
Originally from Liverpool, following the completion of my PGCE at the University of Chester and my degree in Accounting and Finance at Aberystwyth University, I started teaching in 2008. Beginning as a classroom teacher at Walsall Academy, after moving through different responsibilities, I moved to Smith’s Wood Sports College (Birmingham) as a Head of Mathematics.
In September 2016 I joined Great Wyrley as Director of Learning before being appointed as Assistant Headteacher in September 2017. The main focus of my current role is focused on Data, Assessment and Curriculum Planning.
Learning Journey:
An outline of what pupils will learn and when and how they will be assessed. Use the guidance below:
Year 7
Autumn Term 
Spring Term 
Summer Term 

What knowledge, skills and understanding I will learn: 
Number Topics:
Angles:
Transformations:
Perimeter, Area and Volume:
Measures:

Algebra:
Fractions:
Percentages:
Ratio:

Statistics:
Probability:
Sequences:
Shapes:

How I will be assessed: 
Ongoing assessment through lessons and homeworks, with a formal written assessment at the end of each halfterm 
Ongoing assessment through lessons and homeworks, with a formal written assessment at the end of each halfterm 

Opportunities for wider learning: 
Year 8
Autumn Term 
Spring Term 
Summer Term 

What knowledge, skills and understanding I will learn: 
Number:
Angles:
Transformations: reflections, translation and rotation of shapes on grids. Area and Volume:
Measures:

Algebra:
Fractions:
Percentages:
Ratio:

Statistics:
Probability:
Sequences:
Construction:

How I will be assessed: 
Ongoing assessment through lessons and homeworks, with a formal written assessment at the end of each halfterm 
Ongoing assessment through lessons and homeworks, with a formal written assessment at the end of each halfterm 

Opportunities for wider learning: 
Year 9
Autumn Term 
Spring Term 
Summer Term 

What knowledge, skills and understanding I will learn: 
Number:
Angles:
Transformations:
Area and Volume:

Algebra:
Fractions:
Percentages:
Ratio:

Statistics:
Probability:
Sequences:
Construction:

How I will be assessed: 
Ongoing assessment through lessons and homeworks, with a formal written assessment at the end of each halfterm 
Ongoing assessment through lessons and homeworks, with a formal written assessment at the end of each halfterm 

Opportunities for wider learning: 
Year 10
Autumn Term 
Spring Term 
Summer Term 

What knowledge, skills and understanding I will learn: 
Number:
Angles:
Transformations:
Area and Volume:
Measures:

Algebra:
Fractions:
Percentages:
Ratio:

Statistics:
Probability:
Sequences:
Shape:
EXTENSION:

How I will be assessed: 
Ongoing assessment through lessons and homeworks, with a formal written assessment at the end of each halfterm 
Ongoing assessment through lessons and homeworks, with a formal written assessment at the end of each halfterm 

Opportunities for wider learning: 
Year 11
Autumn Term 
Spring Term 
Summer Term 

What knowledge, skills and understanding I will learn: 
Number:
Angles:
Transformations:
Area and Volume:
Trigonometry:
EXTENSION:

Algebra:
EXTENSION:
Fractions:
Percentages:
Ratio:

Statistics:
EXTENSION:
Probability:
EXTENSION:

How I will be assessed: 
Ongoing assessment through lessons and homeworks, with a formal written assessment at the end of each halfterm 
Ongoing assessment through lessons and homeworks, with a formal written assessment at the end of each halfterm 

Opportunities for wider learning: 
Useful Links/Resources that will help to consolidate learning:
 Hegartymaths.com
 Corbettmaths.com
 Mrbartonmaths.com
 Studymaths.com
 BBCBitesize
 Maths App
Fantastic amount of good youtube videos available – just google your topic!