Narara Valley High School

Telephone02 4329 3780

Emailnararavaly-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Mathematics

Head Teacher:  Ilanah Forrest

Teachers:   Clarinda Air, Melanie Clift, Sonia Dougherty, Caroline Leonard and Sarah Milne

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

By studying mathematics, students develop knowledge, skills and understanding of mathematical concepts and their use within the classroom and beyond.

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 Advanced (from 2019)
  • Mathematics Extension 1
  • Mathematics Extension 2
  • Mathematics Standard 1
  • Mathematics Standard 2.

The Mathematics faculty is reflecting on pedagogical practices and focuses on the changing nature of work and technology.

Implementing STEM enables hands on innovative and collaborative learning opportunities to consolidate mathematical skills and knowledge whilst building problem solving and critical thinking skills.