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Mathematics

Staff

  • A Mowat (PT)
  • H O’Connor
  • A Walker
  • P Park

Department – we have 4 well equipped classrooms and 2 storage cupboards

Courses – We cater for all pupils throughout their time at Stromness Academy regardless of their starting point by offering Mathematics (BGE S1-3, N4/N5/Higher/AH) and Applications of Mathematics (N3/N4/N5).

Extras – We extend and widen pupils’ interest in Maths with the use of IT and problem solving.

  • We pay for the MyMaths licence which is a Mathematical website covering topics and levels from S1 to S6. We use this site for homework and learning and teaching in the classroom.

  • We use Sumdog regularly in S1 to S3 for local and national competitions.

  • We take part in the UKMT Challenge competitions to improve problem solving.

  • Support – we pride ourselves on being an open and caring department. We offer regular supported study throughout the year at lunchtimes and after school on a Tuesday.  In the run up to assessments and exams we try to be available more frequently to support the students.

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