Mathematics

INTRODUCTION 

 

STAFF

Ms M Lauder

Principal Teacher (Mathematics)

Mr S Gallagher

Ms F Sarwar

Ms A Burnett

Curriculum

Broad General Education

There is a strong emphasis on developing Numeracy Skills with pupils engaged with work on fractions, decimals, percentages and algebra. Pupils are set in ability groups and are continuously assessed throughout the year both formally and informally.

Senior Phase 

National 4
Elementary trigonometry, statistics and algebra and to solve problems in straightforward, but not necessarily familiar, contexts.

National 5
Circles, brackets, factorising, straight line, volumes, significant figures, percentages, sine rule, cosine rule, area of a triangle, simultaneous equations, standard deviation, quartiles, surds, indices, algebraic fractions, quadratics, trigonometric graphs and equations.

Learning Experiences

Digital learning – use apps/programs to develop mathematical skills.
Group work – working in teams to solve problems/calculations.
Visible learning – showing our working out and explaining how we got to our answers.

Life & Work

Resources

BBC Bitesize Revision: 2nd Level Mathematics,  3rd Level Mathematics and 4th level Mathematics

A maths dictionary for kids – use this if you are not sure what a word means.

SQA Mathematics Website

Lochend Community High School Numeracy Booklet: Numeracy booklet

 
Web Links

Mathsroom.co.uk

raftarget.com

Coolmath.com – An amusement park …

Count on!

Madras College Mathematics Department

NRICH Site

MathsNet: interactive mathematics in education

Open Learning / Resources

The SCHOLAR Programme Login Page – all pupils studying Maths at National 5, Higher or Advanced Higher levels will have been automatically registered for SCHOLAR. If you do not know your username (which is your SQA candidate number) or password, your class teacher should be able to help you.

 
Revision

Higher Maths: Free Notes

Mathsrevision.com

BBC:Standard Grade Bitesize Revision – Maths 1

BBC: Standard Grade Bitesize Revision – Maths 2

BBC: Higher Grade Bitesize: Maths

S-Cool! – GCSE Maths Revision Guide

S-Cool! – A Level Maths Revision Guide

GCSE Bitesize Revision: Maths

Study plans: National 5 Candidate Study Plan

Pastpapers study plan: National 5 Candidate Maths Topic Frequency Chart 2011 – 2014

National 5 notes

Exercises:

 
Other Links

Higher Maths: Free Notes

Mathsrevision.com

BBC:Standard Grade Bitesize Revision – Maths 1

BBC: Standard Grade Bitesize Revision – Maths 2

BBC: Higher Grade Bitesize: Maths

S-Cool! – GCSE Maths Revision Guide

S-Cool! – A Level Maths Revision Guide

GCSE Bitesize Revision: Maths