At St Joseph’s we believe that the study and application of Mathematics is fundamental to ensure that our students are equipped with the necessary skills to successfully take part in our contemporary society. Mathematics at St Joseph’s is aligned with the Victorian Curriculum and is organised into the strands of Number and Algebra, Measurement and Geometry and Statistics and Probability. Students are scheduled to participate in a structured and engaging mathematics lesson for an hour each day.
The students are exposed to a range of learning situations that develop their understanding, fluency and problem solving skills in all Mathematics learning areas. The staff at St Joseph’s are dedicated to the application of tailoring their teaching and pedagogy to suit the needs of all students under their care.
At St Joseph’s we endeavor to develop the problem solving skills of all students through their undertaking of the Mathematics curriculum. The students are exposed to a range of situations in mathematics that allow them to think critically and solve problems in a logical manner.
Students are given the opportunity to participate in the following programs, enhance the learning and understanding of students in Mathematics:
- Learning Framework in Number
- Maths Olympiad
- The Australian Mathematics Competition