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Monday 4 until Tuesday 12 December

Headstart Program

 

Tuesday 12 December

Year 7 Orientation Day

 

Wednesday 13 December

PSC Annual Presentation Evening

 

Thursday 14 December

Bridgewater Picnic Day

 

Wed 13 until Wed 20 December

End of Year Program

 

Friday 22 December

Last day of Term 4

 

2018

 

Thursday 25 January

Booklist pick-up from top staffroom at PSC

 

Friday 26 January

Australia Day

 

Monday 29 January

teaching staff return

 

Wednesday 31 January

Year 7, 10, 11 & 12 students return

 

Thursday 1 February

All students at school

 

 

 

 

 

Mathematics

The Maths Area of Learning of this College provides opportunities that ensure all students develop skills, concepts, applications and processes which support their meaningful participation in society.

 

mathsMathematics aims to:

  • expose students to a wide range of mathematical ideas
  • develop an awareness of modern technology and its implication in mathematics
  • emphasise the dynamic nature of maths

 

The skills that have been identified for effective participation in society and are included in mathematical studies at this College are:

 

  1. Number skills and computational skills including calculators
  2. Geometry concepts and terminology
  3. Measurement in all its forms
  4. Estimation and approximation techniques and practices
  5. Alertness to the reasonableness of results using a variety of calculating devices
  6. Reading, interpreting and constructing tables and graphs for a variety of purposes
  7. Learning how to use mathematics to apply the notions of probability
  8. Problem solving to new situations
  9. Applying mathematics to everyday situations and interpreting their conclusions
  10. Being able to read, comprehend, write, interpret and speak mathematically including the use of symbols.

 

To read about one of the Maths acheivements at PSC click here.