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Upcoming Events

 

Friday 19th November

Year 10/11 SWAT Vac

 

Tues 20 until Fri 23 November

Year 10/11 Exams

 

Thursday 22nd November

Year 12 Formal

 

Tuesday 4th December

Course Confirmation Day (Student Free Day)

 

Wednesday 5th - 7th December

2019 Headstart Program (Year 8, 9 & 10)

 

Monday 10th December

- 2019 Headstart Program (Year 11 & 12)

- Orientation Day Year 7  2019 students

 

Wednesday 12th December

Presentation Night (students attend at Civic Hall, if notified)

 

Thursday 13th December

End of Year Program

 

Thursday 20th December

Student Free Day (Safety training - all staff)

 

Friday 21st December

Last day for staff.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.