Wyong High School

Achieving Success for Respectful, Responsible Learners

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School Mathematics

Overview:
The highly experienced and dedicated Mathematics staff at Wyong High School are committed to providing all students with a quality education in Mathematics. Staff use a variety of teaching strategies and resources to deliver classroom lessons designed to create interest and develop understanding of concepts.

The staff endeavour to develop in students:

  • numeracy Skills
  • a positive attitude to learning Mathematics
  • logical and problem solving skills
  • an awareness of the importance of Mathematics in everyday life
  • an understanding that allows students to achieve their full potential in this subject

 

Equipment

Students need to be prepared for every lesson at high school. In mathematics students will need exercise books specifically for mathematics, pens, pencils, ruler and eraser. At times, students will be required to bring a protractor, set square or a pair of compasses.

During Term 1 of Year 7 students will be required to purchase a scientific calculator. It is essential that students of all years bring their calculator to every maths class. The school sells appropriate calculators at a very reasonable cost simply pay at the office and then bring your receipt to the maths staffroom.

Calculators approved by the Board of Studies http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/manuals/calculators_hsc_features.html

 

Maths and your Career

One of the benefits of studying mathematics is the variety of career paths it provides. Analytical thinking is prized by many employers.

Do you enjoy or are you good at maths?

The occupations shown on this poster are a selection of those that have some link with the subject of Mathematics. Click here to view the poster

 

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