By working through a range of different tasks and learning activities we expect all students at The Peele Community College to…
- Become fluent in the basics of maths, so that we can develop understanding and the ability to recall facts and apply our knowledge rapidly and accurately
- Think mathematically
- Solve problems quickly and with confidence
Key stage three breakdown
The Mathematics curriculum is a 5 year curriculum designed to prepare students for GCSE Mathematics at the end of year 11
Key stage four breakdown
This is a core subject which all students are expected to study at GCSE level.
GCSE Mathematics covers a wide range of basic mathematical knowledge and skills, grouped into three areas:
- Number and Algebra
- Geometry and Measure
- Probability and Statistics
We follow the AQA 9-1 specification – students sit three exam papers which both cover all areas of the subject.
D. Gibson – Deputy Headteacher/Director of Mathematics
S. Morrow – Lead Practitioner Mathematics
G. Macillvray – Teacher of Mathematics
M. Murfet – Acting Subject Leader of Mathematics
A. Brebeanu – Teacher of Mathematics
R. Thorpe – HLTA Mathematics
J. White – ITT Mathematics
Subject specific information
GCSE Mathematics is an important foundation for many of the courses you may take in employment or further education, and a requirement for many university courses. If you get a good grade at GCSE you may even decide to take Mathematics A-Level.
Almost all jobs and careers require you to have GCSE Mathematics, but the following careers are some that would enable you to make a lot of use of your Mathematics:
Economics, Medicine, Architecture, Engineering, Accountancy, Teaching, Psychology, Environmental Studies, Computing, Information and Communication Technology, Banking, Insurance, Marketing, Business, Management, Pharmacy, Science