LevelYear 10
Learning AreaMathematics
SemesterFull year
Pre-requisiteA pass at AC standard 9 is assumed
Additional CostsA scientific calculator (essential) or SACE approved CASIO Graphics Calculator (optional)

Who is this course for?

This course covers the Australian Curriculum mathematical skills and knowledge in Number, Measurement and Geometry. The curriculum focuses on developing increasingly sophisticated and refined mathematical understanding, fluency, logical reasoning, analytical thought and problem-solving skills.

This subject can lead to any of the stage 1 courses. An extra semester of Mathematics called Bridging Mathematics is offered in Semester 2 to strengthen preparation for Stage 1 Mathematics, Methods or Specialist.

What will I learn?

In utilising a range of relevant resources, I will

  • engage in the weekly tasks to develop my mathematical understanding.
  • develop my capacity to problem solve and apply my mathematical knowledge
  • develop my ability to approach new challenges by investigation, modelling and reasoning
  • develop my communication skills to describe the relationships observed in situations requiring mathematical reasoning.

Topics are

  • Chance
  • Patterns and Algebra
  • Linear Relationships
  • Data Representation
  • Trigonometry and Pythagoras' Theorem
  • Measurement
  • Finance

How will I be assessed?

Your skills, knowledge and understanding will be assessed in a variety of methods including:

  • Weekly tasks using Education Perfect or Mathspace
  • Relevant tests and assignments
  • Rich Learning Tasks
  • Self-assessment


A pass at AC standard 9 is assumed

Last updated: 27 July 2023