Stage 1 Essential Mathematics (full year) at a ‘B’ grade or better, including a ‘B’ grade in the Semester 2 Exam.
Communication, Citizenship, Personal Development, Work, Learning.
Essential Mathematics offers senior secondary students the opportunity to extend their mathematical skills in ways that apply to practical problem-solving in everyday and workplace contexts. Students apply their mathematics to diverse settings, including everyday calculations, financial management, business applications, measurement and geometry, and statistics in social contexts.
In Essential Mathematics there is an emphasis on developing students’ computational skills and expanding their ability to apply their mathematical skills in flexible and resourceful ways.
Scales, Plans and Models
Investments and Loans
Assessment Type 1:
Skills & Applications Tasks: 4 Tests
Assessment Type 2:
Folio: 2 or 3 Mathematical Investigations.
Assessment Type 3:
External Assessment: 2 hour external examination on topics 2, 4 & 5.
Assessment Type 4: