Mathematics

 

 

 

AIMS

To set challenging targets with high expectations for all pupils.

To offer a variety of approaches to teaching and learning to engage and motivate pupils and demand their active participation.

To smooth the transition for pupils between Key Stages and ensure progression in teaching and learning throughout their time at Greenhill.

To explore enrichment opportunities outside the curriculum to enhance pupils enjoyment of mathematics.

OBJECTIVES

At the end of his/her mathematical education in this school, each pupil will be able:

To perform basic numeracy skills.

To perform the basic mathematical skills needed in his/her chosen career or for entry to higher or further mathematical education.

To understand the mathematics likely to be encountered in daily adult life.

To reason clearly and logically, and to set out a rational argument.

To identify patterns encountered in diverse situations and to extrapolate from these.

To approach problems systematically, choosing appropriate techniques for their solution.

To follow logical instructions clearly expressed.

To experience satisfaction in and enjoyment of his/her mathematical achievements.

To obtain any formal mathematical qualifications needed for his/her chosen career.

To obtain his/her best possible results at KS3, KS4, AS/A Level & other Sixth Form courses.

KS3 – Years 7, 8 and 9

KS4 – Years 10 and 11

KS5 – Years 12 and 13