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Mathematics

Staff

  • Mrs A. Mowat (PT)
  • Ms R. Moar
  • Ms H. O’Connor
  • Mr A. Walker

Department

We have four well equipped classrooms and two storage cupboards.

Courses

Course Choice 2021-22

BGE

Mathematics BGE 2021-22

Senior Phase (S4-6)

Maths Applications N4 & N5 2021-22

Maths N4 2021-22

Maths N5 2021-22

Maths H 2021-22

Maths AH 2021-22

 

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 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.

 

Links

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

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