The study of mathematics is mandatory from Kindergarten to Year 10.
By studying mathematics, students learn to work mathematically – developing fluency, understanding, problem-solving, reasoning and communication skills.
The syllabus consists of the following strands:
- number and algebra
- measurement and geometry
- statistics and probability.
In Year 11 and 12, the study of mathematics is optional. Courses offered include:
- Mathematics Extension 2 (Year 12 only)
- Mathematics Extension 1
- Mathematics Advanced
- Mathematics Standard 2
- Mathematics Standard 1 (Optional HSC examination)
- Mathematics Life Skills.
Maths is a compulsory subject in Stages 1 to 5.
Students studying mathematics follow a syllabus developed by the Board of Studies of NSW.
The mathematics Year 7 – 10 syllabus forms part of the continuum of mathematics learning from Kindergarten to Year 10.
The content includes one process strand called Working Mathematically and five content strands:
- Patterns and Algebra
- Space and Geometry.
It is very important that all students come to Mathematics lessons prepared and ready to do their best.
Students need to bring:
- a mathematics work book
- calculators (available for purchase at school
- a ruler.
All planners, assessment information and program documents are available on SharePoint. All students are able to log in to access this information.