The study of mathematics is mandatory from Kindergarten to Year 10.
By studying mathematics, students learn to work mathematically – developing fluency, understanding, problem-solving, reasoning and communication skills.
The syllabus consists of the following strands:
number and algebra
measurement and geometry
statistics and probability.
In Year 11 and 12, the study of mathematics is optional. Courses offered include:
Mathematics Extension 2 (Year 12 only)
Mathematics Extension 1
Mathematics Standard 2
Mathematics Standard 1 (Optional HSC examination)
Mathematics Life Skills.
Mathematics (PDF 24KB) is a mandatory and essential component of student learning at Fowler Road. The students at Fowler Road generally prefer achieving in mathematics to other KLAs and Mathematics is often used as a stepping-stone to other KLAs.