  # S3 Maths

In S3 pupils are 'set' into ability sections for Maths.

Those decisions are made on the basis of a pupil’s CfE grades achieved in S2.

The department follows a policy of continual assessment which may
result in pupils changing class according to performance.

Pupils follow a CfE 3rd level or 4th level course in S3.

 3rd Level   Block 1 •  Sequences •  Angles and angles in quadrilaterals •  Averages Block 2 •  Multiples, factors, primes and powers •  Rounding •  Decimals •  Fractions •  Percentages, decimals and fractions Block 3 •  Graphs •  Area and volume •  Negative numbers Block 4 •  Symmetry •  Drawing 2D shapes •  Coordinates •  Scale drawings 4th Level   Block 1 •  Simplification •  Factorisation •  The Straight line •  Equations •  Distance, speed and time •  Statistics Block 2 •  Nets •  Surface area •  Volume •  Bank interest •  Wages •  Bank statements •  Insurance (life, house, car) •  Symmetry •  Translations Block 3 •  Powers and roots •  Scientific notation •  Circle •  Factorisation •  Pythagoras •  Trigonometry (right angled triangles) •  Trigonometry (non right angled triangles)