The study of mathematics is mandatory from Kindergarten to Year 10.
By studying mathematics, students develop knowledge, skills and understanding of mathematical concepts and their use within the classroom and beyond.
The syllabus consists of the following strands:
number and algebra
measurement and geometry
statistics and probability.
Together with the processes of working mathematically: communicating, problem solving, reasoning, understanding and fluency; the study of mathematics provides students the opportunities to enjoy and appreciate the value of mathematics and to develop the mathematical skills necessary to prepare them for the higher level course in Years 11 and 12 in order to develop the tools they need for future educational and career options.
In Year 11 and 12, the study of mathematics is optional. Courses offered include: