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West Wallsend High School

West Wallsend High School

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Telephone02 4953 2111

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Mathematics

Mr Allan Burns

HEAD TEACHER

MATHEMATICS AND JAPANESE

Learning Mathematics is fun, it forces your brain to grow -  maths education is about connecting with students and teaching real skills that are significant, engaging and meaningful in the real world.

Links:

AAA Maths

Cool Maths Games

IXL Maths

Khan Academy

MathSpace

Faculty Goals

  • make learning maths exciting and fun
  • maximise student learning and potential
  • preparing students to contribute in the working world
  • high achievement in a team environment

Subjects

Stage 4

Y7 GATS class

Y7 maths program in mixed ability classes

Y8 maths program mixed ability classes    

Stage 5

Y9 Stage 5.1/5.2 Intermediate

Y9 Stage 5.2/5.3 Advanced

Y10 Stage 5.1/5.2 Intermediate

Y10 Stage 5.2/5.3 Advanced

Stage 6

Y11 Standard

Y11 Advanced

Y11 Extension 1

Y12 Standard 1 and Standard 2

Y12 Advanced

Y12 Extension 1

Mathematics is not compulsory in Stage 6.

Activities

Maths and Milo tutor program

Colin Doyle Mathematics Competition Y11

Talented Mathematicians Program

Features

Maths and Milo tutoring is provided by Year 10 tutors and pre-service teachers from 8am in the Mathematics Block on Tuesday mornings. Students should bring their homework or study. No booking required. Attendance on 5 occasions accrues a commendation for effort.

All students must have a calculator, they are available for $25 at Officeworks or the front office. A Casio ‘FX82AU plus’ is the recommended calculator.

Staff Members

Mr Burns – Head Teacher

Mr Bubb - 2ic, Year Advisor (Year 7)

Mr Layton

Mr McPherson

Miss Tesoriero

Miss Clarke

Mrs Jarvis

The study of mathematics is mandatory from Kindergarten to Year 10.