Here are some practice papers:

This is the practice exam we are currently doing in class

Year 9 guide for revision for the Placement Examination
NOTE: Word problems (problems in everyday context) and problem solving will dominate the Examination questions. Encourage the students to relate their answers to the context when answering the questions ie: use the context when answering.
(You will find this list reflects the scheme, any omissions are not intended)
  • Word problems eg: money, sales, interest
  • Percentage
  • Fractions
  • Decimals, rounding
  • Multiples, factors, primes
  • Integers
Algebra and Equations
  • Substitution
  • Simplify expressions (+ - x ÷)
  • With powers
  • Expand and factorise
  • “Balance scale” picture problems
  • 1 and 2 step equations
  • With brackets
  • x both sides
  • using a ruler
  • metric units, conversions
  • reading scales
  • perimeter
  • area (triangles, rectangles)
  • compound shapes
  • volume cuboids
  • classifying shapes
  • bearing and navigation
  • time
  • dot plots, time series, scatterplots, stem and leaf
  • reading/interpreting graphs
  • features of graphs, shape
  • calculating mean, median, mode and range
  • knowing advantages of each
  • discrete vs continuous
  • using a protractor
  • acute, obtuse, reflex
  • angles on a line
  • angles in a triangle
  • vertically opposite angles
  • angles at a point
  • isosceles triangles