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.
'Mathematics is the language with which the universe was written' - Galileo
At Cammeraygal High School, learning Mathematics allows students to enhance their thinking skills and problem solving techniques in a collaborative manner.
Students learn to communicate ideas and solutions using this universal language, including shapes, number-patterns and measurement concepts. Differentiation of the curriculum based programs using eLearning platforms, apps and online tools, allows all students to have a supportive environment to learn and enhance their skills, knowledge and fluencies in mathematical concepts.