Mathematics

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Curriculum

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  • Key Stage 3 (Years 7, 8 & 9)
  • Key Stage 4 (Years 10 & 11)
  • Key Stage 5 (Years 12 & 13)

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Introduction

Welcome to the Mathematics Department at St. Alban’s RC High School. We are a forward-looking department who endeavours to develop, maintain and stimulate pupils’ curiosity, interest and enjoyment in Mathematics. We have high expectations of all our pupils and offer differentiated courses to suit pupils of various abilities, enabling them to reach their full potential.

We recognise the importance of providing pupils with the necessary mathematical skills needed in other subjects in the school curriculum and in everyday life. Mathematics is compulsory up to GCSE level where pupils follow the WJEC specification. Exam success at A Level has led the subject to be hugely popular beyond GCSE where pupils follow the OCR specification.

Many pupils then go onto study Mathematics or a related degree at university. We encourage pupil involvement in Mathematical activities beyond the classroom and have enjoyed success in local and national Mathematics competitions. St. Alban’s was voted the overall Welsh winners of the ‘Think Maths’ project and pupils have successfully participated in numerous Mathematics challenges and team competitions.

UKMT Maths Challenge

Every year the department enters pupils from all ages in the school into the UKMT maths challenge tocompete against the brightest mathematicians across the country!

Even to be entered is an achievement and highlights excellent mathematical ability and our congratulations go to all pupils who have participated! Well done!

Our pupils have been extremely successful in these events in previous years!

Online Maths Revision websites that the Maths department recommends.
See your Maths teacher for login details.

PiXL Maths app – http://mathsapp.pixl.org.uk/

The School ID is AB3274. Your login and password in most cases will be your surname followed by your first initial. However if you share a surname and first initial with another pupil in the school it will be a bit different so please ask your Maths teacher!

 

MyMaths – https://www.mymaths.co.uk/

Live Maths – http://www.livemaths.co.uk/

 

 

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