Mathematics

The Mathematics Department is one of the central departments to a student’s education at Sancta Maria College. Students in each year are divided by form level depending on their abilities. Gifted and talented students are placed in the accelerated programme in Years 7 to 10. The mathematics Department also provides opportunities for students to gain the tremendous enrichment provided by the various Mathematics competitions such as the Otago mathematics Competition, Mathex, and the Australian mathematics Competition. Our pupils are given every encouragement to enter these contests and many of them do.

Mathematics is compulsory for all students up to and including Year 11 (NCEA Level 1). At Year 12 and 13 students can choose to study Mathematics, Statistics and Calculus at NCEA Levels 2 and 3.