Mathematics & Numeracy Department From Monday 11 May, all pupil activities will be on Microsoft Teams. Please check your email for join code or email enquiries @ourladys.n-lanark.sch.uk. Please follow @mathsolhs on Twitter for regular updates.
This Week’s Maths/Preparation for National 5 or Higher/Resource Links:
Brief summary and aims:
We aim to project Mathematics as a positive and enjoyable experience as well as an important part of the curriculum by:
ensuring pupils are taught the mathematical and numerical skills required for life, learning, employment and further study.
providing each pupil with the mathematical and numerical skills required for progression in other curriculum areas.
ensuring pupils understand the importance of Mathematics and the role it plays in the world around them.
encouraging pupils’ confidence, engagement and enjoyment in Mathematics
supporting every pupil to progress and achieve to the best of their ability in mathematics.
Courses / subjects delivered at all stages:
S1-3 BGE Mathematics
S4-6 Senior Phase
Mathematics (National 4, National 5, Higher, Advanced Higher)
Lifeskills Mathematics (National 3, National 4, National 5)
Statistics Unit (Higher)
Broad General Education (BGE) topics covered:
Pupils progress through BGE at an appropriate level and pace.
Almost all pupils will have experienced and achieved Third Level by end of S3, and many will have experience at Fourth Level before progression to Senior Phase in S4.
A small number will consolidate Second level in S1 to improve progression to Third level.
Pupils’ experiences are enhanced by a number of year group and whole school events including Numeracy Week, Pi Day, Numeracy Games Olympiad.
In S2 pupils have an additional period where they focus on Numeracy across Learning, Life and Work.
Homework is an integral part of learning experiences and enhances progress at all levels.
Mathematics Third Level
Expressions and Equations
Multiples, Factors and Primes
Time, Distance, Speed
Fractions, decimals and Percentages
Ratio and Proportion
Scale Drawing and Bearings
Powers and Roots
Patterns and Relationships
Perimeter and Area
Circle (Circumference and Area)
Edmodo (Pupils will require a username/password)
Scholar (Pupils will require a username/password)
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