In constructions and scale drawings students learn how to construct triangles and elevation drawings to scale. As learning progresses they explore how to bisect lines and angles as in introduction to Constructing Loci at GCSE. Later, students solve problems involving bearings using scale drawings. This topic takes place in Term 5 of Year 8.
Geometry and measures
My experience as a Head of Mathematics going through the deep dive OFSTED inspection.
How to use ratios and proportional reasoning as a model for finding the original amount after a percentage change.
To find the area of compound shapes students need to understand what the word compound means.