Catholic Education South Australia

Mathematics

At St Patrick's School the mathematical concepts, skills and processes that learners will need to acquire are those that will support them to work effectively and confidently with rapid, pervasive change. It is desirable for each child and student to leave their formal schooling equipped with the abilities to be competent lifelong learners who use Mathematics confidently and ethically in their home and working lives.

The Mathematics Curriculum is divided into five strands, each comprising a number of key ideas with their respective scope ans sequence. The five strands are:

  • exploring, analysing and modelling data
  • measurement
  • number
  • pattern and algebraic reasoning
  • spatial sense and geometric reasoning.

 

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