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SWISS TRIP 2024Parents, please check emails regarding a Swiss trip letter. This has crucial dates and amounts regarding final payments, GHIC/EHIC cards, kit lists, itinerary and other important information. If you do not receive this letter, please contact the school office who will update your email address on our system and ensure you get a copy. A copy has also been added to the Microsoft Team that your child is a member of, should you or they need it. There will also be a parents information evening for the trip during the week beginning 18th March. An update of confirmed times and location will come in due course.Thank you.

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Mathematics

Staff

  • Mrs A. Mowat (PT)
  • Mr A. Thompson
  • Ms K. Evans
  • Ms G. Harcus

Department

We have four well equipped classrooms and two storage cupboards.

Courses

Reasons to choose maths: Maths and Applications of Maths University, College, Jobs – Entry Requirements

Course Choice

BGE

Mathematics BGE

Senior Phase (S4-6)

Maths Applications N4N5

Maths N4

Maths N5

Maths H

Maths AH

 

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).

Senior Phase S4-6 (SQA)

National 4 Higher
National 5 Advanced Higher

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.  After school is on twice a week and we offer additional support at lunchtimes if required.  In the run up to assessments and exams we try to be available more frequently to support the students.

 

Links

Numeracy for Parents: A Guide for parents as to how topics involving numbers are taught within Stromness Academy

Last Updated on 25th January 2024 by F Sinclair

Mental Health Resources & Support

Disclaimer

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