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.
Our Mathematics Department is committed to excellence and enthusiasm in teaching, and enhancing learning opportunities through effective and appropriate use of technology.
The Mathematics curriculum is designed to excite, inspire and further our students intellectual curiosity and ability to think clearly, while fostering an understanding of the beauty and utility of mathematics. Our Maths teachers strive to challenge all students while remaining available for assistance and mentoring, and to:
- stimulate interest in mathematics among all students, regardless of their career choices
- prepare students who have an interest in mathematics for entry-level professional, mathematics-related employment and for advanced study.
Mrs Marr - Head Teacher
Every teacher has high expectations and students are encouraged to strive to work to achieve a personal best in a supportive yet challenging environment.
Personal bests are achieved by repeating skills. Help your student improve by taking an interest and actively assist them with work at home. Log in to mymathsonline.com.au to refresh your memory and come up to speed with the language we use in the classroom.
Visit my mathsonline.com.au to see the course content you need to be familiar with. Browse by topic or complete online tasks set by your classroom teacher, as a school, we share a common username and password. Individual students have personal login details for online homework and targeted activities.
Use your personal login details ( a three digit number and three letters ) to access the tasks set by staff to help with areas of need, specifically targeted to your students ability
Email your class teacher to get a copy of the login details.
Mrs Marr - Head Teacher