Bulli High School

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Mathematics

Mathematics

 

Years 7-10

Year 11

Year 12

Mathematics

  • General Mathematics
  • Mathematics
  • Extension 1 Mathematics
  • General Mathematics 1 (non-ATAR)
  • General Mathematics 2 (ATAR)
  • Mathematics (ATAR)
  • Extension 1 (ATAR)
  • Extension 2 (ATAR)

From year 7 to year 10 all students study Mathematics. In the Preliminary and HSC years Mathematics is an elective area, offering General Mathematics, Mathematics, and Extension 1 & 2 Mathematics. Bulli High School traditionally achieves strong HSC marks supporting access to employment and tertiary education.

Skills that our students learn include:

  • Analysis of information and drawing sound conclusions,
  • Logical thought processes,
  • Communicating ideas and information in an oral and written form,
  • Using mathematical ideas and techniques to find solutions to real life problems,
  • Interpretation and production of graphs and tables.

Necessary Equipment:

  • Students require a scientific calculator each lesson. The office sells Casio calculators, 
  • model fx-82 AU PLUS II, for $21. There are advantages to using the same calculator as other students, as this allows collaborative learning, and also enables teachers to help with questions regarding settings on the calculator.
  • Textbooks are kept in the classrooms, and a digital copy is accessed by students on a USB drive. All students have been asked to bring a USB to their class teacher to get their copy. Students who will have difficulty accessing a computer should speak to their teacher or to Mr Croft immediately.
  • Some students may wish to use laptops for their class notes. Although BHS supports digital technologies, it is very difficult and time-consuming to construct the many diagrams, tables, and symbols encountered in Mathematics. Use of laptops is by negotiation with the class teacher; all students, including laptop users, must have an exercise book available in every Mathematics lesson.

Staff information

  • Mr A Corolla
  • Mr A Colquhoun
  • Mr D Croft (Head Teacher)
  • Mrs J Ellsmore
  • Ms K Pidhirny
  • Mrs D Smith
  • Ms L South
  • Mr B Vorn

For detailed information of the content of each course, visit http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au and select the ‘syllabuses' link.