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
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
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
Including group work
Projects and computer assisted
Homework is set every week to
support, reinforce and extend the Mathematics being taught.
Each student is encouraged to
appreciate the role that mathematics has played in the development of Science