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Warrawong High School

Warrawong High School

Comprehensive and Multicultural

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Years 7 to 10

Maths Courses - Years 7 to 10


 

The study of mathematics provides opportunities for students to learn to describe and apply patterns and relationships; reason, predict and solve problems; calculate accurately both mentally and in written form; estimate and measure; and interpret and communicate information presented in numerical, geometrical, graphical, statistical and algebraic forms.

Mathematics is a mandatory course that is studied in Years 7–10 with at least 400 hours to be completed by the end of Year 10. This is a requirement for eligibility for the Record of School Achieved (RoSA).

Years 7 - 8 (Stage 4)

All of Year 7 and 8 study the following strands:

 

Strand

Objective

Working Mathematically

Students will develop knowledge, skills and understanding through inquiry, application of problem-solving strategies including the selection and use of appropriate technology, communication, reasoning and reflection.

Number

Students will develop knowledge, skills and understanding in mental and written computation and numerical reasoning.

Patterns and Algebra

Students will develop knowledge, skills and understanding in patterning, generalisation and algebraic reasoning.

Data

Students will develop knowledge, skills and understanding in collecting, representing, analysing and evaluating information.

Measurement

Students will develop knowledge, skills and understanding in identifying and quantifying the attributes of shapes and objects and applying measurement strategies.

Space and Geometry

Students will develop knowledge, skills and understanding in spatial visualisation and geometric reasoning.



Years 9 - 10 (Stage 5)

Years 9 and 10 study the above strands at three different

  • Standard - Stage 5.1
  • Intermediate - Stage 5.2
  • Advanced - Stage 5.3