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Liverpool Girls High School

Liverpool Girls High School

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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.

About the Mathematics Faculty at Liverpool Girls High School

The Mathematics Faculty aims to create and maintain a learning environment that allows young women to achieve their full potential through quality teaching and learning.

We aim to cultivate a learning environment in Mathematics that allows students to be critical and creative thinkers, independent learners and are provided with a varied range of opportunities for life-long-learning.

Students are challenged through enrichment activities, group work, class discussions and research assignments.  Students develop an awareness of how mathematics can be used to solve problems in everyday life and appreciate the role it plays in our society.

Faculty focus areas

  • Develop learning programs for the new Stage 6 Mathematics syllabus.
  • Improve literacy and numeracy outcomes for all students.
  • Continue to build skills using technology as a tool for learning.
  • Improve assessment procedures to address assessment for, assessment as and assessment of learning.
  • Inspire and motivate students in a learning space that will promote independent learning, critical and creative thinking, collaboration and communication.

Our strategies

  • Faculty planning and development workshops
  • Reflective practice in teaching and learning through ongoing evaluation and action research.
  • Use of SMART date to re-evaluate teaching and learning.
  • Using the mathletics program for further engage and support student learning.
  • Provide opportunities for students to participate in a range of co-curricular activities such as World of Maths, the Australian Mathematics competition and excursions.
  • Encourage the use of Chromebooks and BYOD computers within the classroom to enhance and assist student learning in a technological rich mathematics environment. 

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