Mathematics

Introduction

The Mathematics department aims to build on the skills that students have acquired at primary level and to develop individuals’ mathematical ability progressively.

Staff

Mr D Walker – Head of Department

KS3

At Key Stage 3, as well as teaching fundamental techniques, there is a focus on developing logical thinking, problem-solving ability and an understanding of how Mathematics relates to everyday life.

For further information please see our Main School Prospectus

KS4

In Years 10 and 11, lessons will cover the work required for the various areas of GCSE examination and will relate as much as possible to everyday life and support work in other subjects.

For further information please see our KS4 Options Booklet 2019-2021

KS5

At A Level, Mathematics has three major over-arching themes (mathematical argument, language and proof, mathematical problem solving and mathematical modelling). Three branches of mathematics are studied and assessed: Pure Mathematics, Statistics and Mechanics.

For further information please see our Sixth Form Prospectus

Additional Learning Resources

Please visit Moodle VLE for Maths resources or speak to your Maths teacher regarding additional learning resources within the department.

 

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