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The Mathematics Area seeks to provide each student with the mathematical skill and understanding necessary for everyday life and with the ability to apply these in practical situations.


In Year 8 an emphasis is placed ensuring students have the basic mathematical skills.


The SMP (11-16) scheme is used as the main resource throughout all years. Students are entered for SMP (11-16) GCSE, administered by the OCR examination boards.


 In addition some students will get the opportunity to take GCSE Statistics in Years 10 and 11.


A variety of teaching methods has been adopted


q       Including group work


q       Projects and computer assisted learning.


q       Homework is set every week to support, reinforce and extend the Mathematics being taught.


q       Each student is encouraged to appreciate the role that mathematics has played in the development of Science and Technology.