Outstanding education at the heart of the community

Mathematics


Faculty Overview

The Mathematics Faculty is situated on the second and third floors of the Mersey building. There are 7 teaching rooms with interactive whiteboards and a smaller teaching room with 4 computers which is used for small groups and intervention.

Lessons are delivered using both traditional and innovative methods so that the needs of all students are catered for.

Maths Faculty Staff

Mrs G Holden

Director of Mathematics

Miss J Alsop

Second in Mathematics

Mr G Evans

Head of Farah House / Teacher of Mathematics

Mrs R Sprague

Teacher of Mathematics

Miss C Roberts

Head of Wiggins House/ Teacher of Mathematics

Miss J Bacon

Director of School Improvement & Teacher of Mathematics

 

At Key Stage 3 students follow the National Curriculum in developing the knowledge, skills and understanding of mathematical methods and concepts found in Number, Algebra, Ratio, proportion and rates of change, Geometry and measures, Probability and Statistics. Students will be encouraged to devleop fluency, reason mathematically and solve problems.

At Key Stage 4 students follow the Pearson Edexcel Linear specification for GCSE Mathematics. Students will follow either the Foundation tier or the Higher tier.

Faculty Vision

Our Mathematics faculty aims to mould young people into able problem solvers, logical thinkers and lifelong mathematicians as a product of inspirational and reflective teaching. Our passionate department aim to share their knowledge by relating Mathematics to real life situations, adding value to the subject and dispelling the negative concepts. We strive to promote equality and diversity by providing a parallel learning environment for all students, nurturing young minds and giving them the confidence to multiply their knowledge and increase their understanding of practical application.

 

"Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas."

 Albert Einstein

“Music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting.”

Gottfried Leibniz

“The laws of nature are but the mathematical thoughts of God.”

Euclid