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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 Faculty

Faculty Information

The Mathematics faculty is composed of a group of enthusiastic teachers with a great depth of knowledge, understanding and skill level. Our programs cater for the different learning needs and provide pathways for students to extend their knowledge in the subject. Online learning platforms such as MathsOnline and Education Perfect are also used to support student needs.

Study Pathways in Mathematics

Year 7 - 10

Stage 4 Mathematics

Year 7*

Year 8*

Stage 5 Mathematics

Year 9 (5.1*, 5.2* and 5.3 strands)

Year 10 (5.1*, 5.2* and 5.3 strands)

Year 11 and 12

Stage 6 Mathematics

Numeracy Pilot (CEC)*

Mathematics Standard (Preliminary)*

Mathematics Standard 1 (HSC)*

Mathematics Standard 2 (HSC)*

Mathematics Advanced

Mathematics Extension 1

Mathematics Extension 2

Note: * refers to subjects currently being offered as pathways of study.

Current Staff

Mr Nicholas Toovey (Head Teacher Maths/Science)

Mr Samuel Rosete (Federation Representative, ARCO)

Mr Fadi Khalifeh

Ms Heather Lama

Ms Zani Alam