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.
Ms Diem Nguyen (Rel. Head Teacher)
Ms Nafiza Ali
Ms Abby Fleming
Ms Leanne Le
Mr Brandon Nguyen
Ms Anna Nguyen-Do
Ms Malti Prakash
Ms Monica Rafla
Ms Rosette Safa
Mr Chris Tran
Ms Christine Zabakly
NSW DEC Deputy Director-General Mr Greg Prior on a visit to our school in 2011
Mathematics provides an effective way of building mental discipline and encourages mental rigor. It plays a vital role in all aspects of life, whether in everyday dealings such as time, driving, cooking, managing and earning money or careers in accounting, landscaping, banking, engineering etc.
Mathematics also encourages logical reasoning, critical thinking, abstract or spatial thinking, problem-solving ability and effective communication skills. All skills which are essential in the 21st century and evolving future-focused working environments.
At Moorebank HS, the Mathematics faculty prides itself on setting meaningful tasks so that students can draw connections to the real world. We promote life-long learning through our activities and do our best to ensure we maximise student engagement.