Learning
sequence 
Curriculum Achievement Objectives 
Specific
Learning Outcomes
The students will be able to: 
Units
of work 
Level
1
Exemplar
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Level 1 Statistical investigation A01

sort objects into categories for display
make a display of the data collected
(pictograph)
make statements about data displays

I
like trucks 
Greedy
Cat 
Level
2
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Level 2 Statistical investigation A01

pose questions for investigationcollect category datadisplay data in tally charts, uniform
pictograms bar chartsmake statements about data displays

Party,
Party, Party

collect data on a tally chartmake pictograms to represent dataproduce bar charts of data using Microsoft Excel

My
favourite * 
write questions for statistical investigations and design a method of collection of datadisplay collected data in an appropriate formatmake statements about implications or possible actions based on the results of an investigationmake conclusions on the basis of statistical investigations

Planning
a statistical Investigation 
collect informationwrite questions for investigationsort information into categoriesdisplay information to answer questions or find out thingsanswer questions by sorting, organising and arranging informationmake sensible statements about the information and be able to back up their statements wiht appropriate displays

Data Squares Level 2 
Level
3
Exemplar
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Level 3 Statistical investigation A01

display data in bar graphs and stem and leaf
graphsdiscuss features of data display using
middle, spread, and outliers

Sports 
plan an investigationdisplay data in dot plots, strip graphs and
pie chartsdiscuss features of data display using
middle, spread, and outliers

Fridge
pickers 
record
data in tables
use
scatter plot graphs to identify relationships between variables

Paper
Planes L3 
plan an investigationchoose an appropriate data display (bar
chart, stemandleaf, strip graph, line graph)make statements about the findings of
the investigation 
Carrots

write questions for statistical investigations and design a method of collection of datadisplay collected data in an appropriate formatmake statements about implications or possible actions based on the results of an investigationmake conclusions on the basis of statistical investigations 
Planning
a Statistical Investigation 
collect informtionsort information into categoriesanswer questions by sorting, organising and arranging informationmake sensible statements about the information with supporting evidence

Data Squares Level 3

Level
4
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Level 4 Statistical investigation A01

plan an investigationdiscuss features of data displays using mean
and modestate implications from investigation

Averagelooking 
plan an investigation including selecting an appropriate samplechoose and construct appropriate data displaysdiscuss features of data displays using mean, median and mode and looking at the range where appropriatestate implications from their investigationlook at possible further investigations or improvements to their investigations

Census@School
Time Use Survey
What is a Typical Year 8? 
plan an investigationchoose an appropriate data display (bar
chart, stemandleaf, strip graph, line graph)make statements about the findings of the
investigation
use spreadsheets to display and
analyse data

Measuring up*
Cars *
Travel to school 1 *
Travel to school 2 * 
plan an investigationuse spreadsheets to display and analyse datadiscuss features of data display

Sports statistics * 
follow and repeat a procedure to replicate exactly the same conditionsmeasure and record distances accuratelygraph the starting positions and distances travelled on scatter graphstalk about distinctive features of scatter graphsmake statements, backed up by reference tographs, about possible actions

Marble Roll 
Level
5
Exemplar
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Level 5 Statistical investigation A01

discuss features of small amounts of discrete data compare features of sets of small amounts of discrete data plan and conduct an investigation to ascertain information from a set
of data report the results of the investigation concisely and coherently

Discrete
Data 
plan an investigationbe able to display time series datadiscuss features of time series distributionscompare features of time series distributions report on possible sources of error and limitations in displayed datareport the results of a statistical investigations concisely and coherently

Time
Series (L5) 
tidentify questions that can be answered using statistical datatdiscuss the notion of "outlier"draw box and whisker plotscompare two such plots

A Preliminary Investigation of Reaction Times 
Level
6
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Level 6 Statistical investigation A01

plan an investigation be able to display time series data discuss the components and features of time series distributions compare features of different time series distributions report the results of a statistical investigation concisely and
coherently

Time
Series (L6) 
write and answer a question that compares sets of statistical data justify the answer to a question with reference to graphs and
statistical calculations compare data about two variablesrecord statistical information in ways that are helpful for drawing conclusionscomment on statistical processes e.g. bias, limitations and
possible improvements

Stork Delivery 
calculate meanschoose appropriate ways of grouping continuous variables in order to represent them on histogramscompare two distributionsdiscuss the difference between the distribution of a variable and the distribution of the mean of a variable
 Further Investigations of Reaction Times 