Mathematics & Numeracy

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1606, 2017

Dates for Diary

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June 2017 - Exceptional Closure Information School closes for all pupils at 2.50pm on Friday 23rd June 2017 in preparation for school move.

1606, 2017

August Return to New School

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August 2017 - Return to New School Friday 18th August 2017 - S1, S4, S5, S6 only return - 8.45am.   Monday 21st August 2017 - All [...]

Mathematics & Numeracy

The Mathematics Department

Mrs N McGarry Principal Teacher of Mathematics

Miss L Noonan Teacher of Mathematics

Mr M Barnes Teacher of Mathematics (0.6FTE)

Mrs A Byers Teacher of Mathematics/Principal Teacher of Guidance/GIRFEC

Mr T McGuigan Teacher of Mathematics/Principal Teacher of Guidance

Ms A Neil Teacher of Mathematics/Depute Headteacher (Carrick)

The department strives to achieve exceptionally high standards in the Learning and Teaching of Mathematics in order to maximise the potential of all pupils, regardless of the level of their ability and look to install in them a confidence to use the mathematical and numerical skills they are taught.

The Mathematics Course in S1, S2 and S3

In S1 and S2 all pupils will attend Maths for four periods every week, in S3 they attend five periods per week. Pupils will also experience numeracy in all other subjects across the curriculum.

The S1, S2 and S3 courses cover all the key areas of Curriculum for Excellence, with a particular emphasis on developing a deep understanding of whole numbers, fractions, percentages and decimals.

Mathematics courses in S4, S5 and S6

In the Senior Phase, pupils work on courses that lead towards National Qualifications at the end of S4, S5 and S6.

In S4, S5 and S6, pupils can choose to take courses in the Maths department. Each course takes five periods per week. Courses currently offered in the Maths department in S5 and S6 lead to awards in:

  • Lifeskills Mathematics at National 3 level.
  • Mathematics at National 4, National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher levels.

Careers in Mathematics

Maths is important in a large number of career areas including: Science, Engineering, Construction, Technology, Finance, Business, Commerce, IT and Education


Here you may find some helpful files from the department teachers for both Parents and Pupils to download and view.

# Title Download Description Size Date added

Mathematics & Numeracy

Sub-category : S1 - S3 Broad General Education
Sub-category : S4 - S6 Senior Phase