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Notre Dame High School

Notre Dame
High School

Maths

Why study Maths?

 

 

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Mathematics encourages students to think logically and develop the skills and knowledge required for solving a wide range of practical or abstract problems.  You will need to work hard and be determined to master the skills and techniques required by the course.

In Year 12, students develop their independent study skills throughout the course, extending their knowledge of algebra, trigonometry and sequences.  Students are also introduced to the new concepts of differentiation and integration.  In Year 13, students will learn how to model mechanical processes, apply new skills and techniques to more complex problems and continue to extend their algebraic knowledge and understanding.

Where does this subject lead me?

Mathematics is a well-respected and sought after qualification for a wide verity of Higher Education Courses; it is essential for a degree in mathematics or physics.  Logical thinking and problems solving skills are highly valued in the work place and lucrative industries like IT, banking and the stock market need people confident in using mathematics on a daily basis. 

Why our students like this course

‘It will definitely improve your learning in all of the science subjects and in many other subjects too…’

Maths is an infinity interesting subject and at Notre Dame Sixth Form it has a great department with passionate teachers who will give you an incredible amount of support, inside and outside of class, to help you achieve the grade you want.  I personally believe Maths is an extremely important subject whether you want to study it at a degree level or not.  It will definitely improve your learning in all of the science subjects and in many other subjects too.  I would recommend studying Mathematics at Notre Dame to anybody who wishes to take up the challenge.

Entry Requirements
Grade 6 in Maths

Exam Board
AQA