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Greystanes High School

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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 Advanced
  • Mathematics Standard 2
  • Mathematics Standard 1 (Optional HSC examination)
  • Mathematics Life Skills.

Mathematics competitions

Each year, students can compete in external mathematics competitions:

Information about entering these competitions is published in February each year.

Careers in mathematics

Investigate career opportunities in mathematics at AMSI Careers.

Mathematics help

We encourage students to see their Mathematics teacher for help as required. For additional help, we suggest:

  • Maths A to Z - provides straightforward explanations and illustrated examples of maths terms used in the classroom.

Everyday maths

Parents and carers can now explore the importance of mathematical skills with the new Everyday Maths experience, featuring activities, resources and explainers targeted to year groups. 

Video – #MathsTrainsBrains

Duration – 1:00