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The study of mathematics is mandatory from Kindergarten to Year 10. 

By studying mathematics, students develop knowledge, skills and understanding of mathematical concepts and their use within the classroom and beyond.

The syllabus consists of the following strands:

  • number and algebra
  • measurement and geometry
  • statistics and probability.

'My favourite thing to do in maths is times because you can challenge yourself and it can also be easy for other people to do.' - Kate F 5/6M

'I am in my element during Maths lessons. It is my favourite subject! I especially love algebra and multiplication, and don’t even get me started on Pi (π).' - Charlie M 5/6M

'My favourite thing to do in maths is doing big multiplication algorithms.' - Harvey B 5/6P


'Math is usually thinked of as boring, hard, frustrating, but at school the teachers find a way to make it fun and enjoyable for everyone. I enjoy doing math as I am challenged which in my opinion makes it more exciting. You need math in everyday life, so learning heaps about it and excelling in it when you are young is great for those everyday events where you need to use your mathematics skills.' - Zahlee O 5/6C

'I learned that my numbers go up to 100.' - Georgia A KYellow

'I learnt that my numbers can be more than 100 and 1000.' - Hayley C KYellow

'We know that 100 is a small number but it keeps going.' - Gus G KBlue

'I know that shapes have pointy edges.' - Maxine C KBlue

'I learned about my patterns in mathletics.' - Robert M KYellow


'The reason I like maths is that I normally do it on a daily basis and it actually gets really fun.' - Matthew T 4R

'I love maths. I find it really fun. I really love times tables and division.' - Ryan H 3/4G

'I love Maths because there is always a right answer. It is lots of fun. I like maths because its like doing puzzles, it is challenging and you feel like you have achieved something at the end.' - Rachael H 4R

'I love maths because you can challenge yourself to the limits and beyond.  It is also really fun to learn new things, and to recap the things you already know.  It is satisfying to work through a problem and end up with the right answer.' - April A 4B