Maths in Focus

The Maths In Focus elective is aimed at students who have a keen interest in applying mathematics in the real world. This elective would be taken in addition to the core mathematics unit.

This unit offers students the opportunity to explore new and challenging areas of mathematics that are relevant to every day life.

Students will be encouraged to develop their mathematical understanding and reasoning by explaining their thinking and justifying strategies used and conclusions reached. Problem solving and collaborative activities will be used throughout this Unit.

The mathematics studied will come from the areas of: Finance, Statistics, Measurement and Geometry 

Assessment

To meet the course requirements for the unit, students need to complete a combination of skill development activities, investigation work, topic tests, projects, homework tasks and to demonstrate an adequate understanding of all topics.

Contact Teacher - Glenys Kidd