Mathematics

Maths boys

Staff

D Heritage       Curriculum Leader

J Halley

G Laidlaw

P Stewart

Aims & Objectives

Why learn maths? Mathematics equips us with many of the skills required for life, learning and work. Learning Mathematics develops logical reasoning, analysing, problem solving skills, creativity and the ability to think in abstract ways.

Courses

All students will study Maths from S1-4 and some may progress to S5/6.

Senior School:

  • In S4, depending on their Mathematical ability, students will progress to either National 3 life skills, National 4 or 5 Mathematics.
  • In S5/6 students will be considered to proceed to National 4/5, Higher or Advanced Higher

S1-3 Curriculum for Excellence:

  • During S1-3 students will work through the CfE levels and receive a Broad General Education at the level appropriate to them

Supported Study

Study support offered at all levels every Monday and Wednesday night after school.

Homework

Formal homework issued every fortnight on a Tuesday

Informal homework issued on a regular basis, e.g. finish class work, research some information etc

 Useful Websites

I Am A Mathematician

parentzone/learninginscotland/mathematics/glossary

www.sumdog.com

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

www.mathsrevision.com

www.edmodo.com

 

Maths Poster