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The Jannali High School

The Jannali High School

The place to succeed

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Our staff:

Mr S McKay, Head Teacher (Year 11 Student Adviser)

Miss C Deng

Mr P Keller

Ms S Das

Mrs E Moses

Mr W Sommerville

Mrs T Warrington

Mr B Zhang 

The Mathematics Faculty at The Jannali High School is a team of dedicated and dynamic professionals. We endeavour to share our passion for mathematics with all our students, value them as individuals, inspire them to achieve their personal best , value their feedback and encourage them to enjoy their mathematical journey.

As an Apple Distinguished School we embrace technology, with iPads used in the junior school to enhance the learning experience. This technology allows us to supplement lessons with online resources being accessible from every room in the school.

The Mathematics Faculty  offers all mandatory junior course and all senior HSC courses.

Years 7 -8 (Stage4) with graded classes in Year 8

Years 9 - 10 (Stage 5) with three pathways - 5.1, 5.2, 5.3

Years 11 - 12 (Stage 6) Standard 1, Standard 2, Advanced Mathematics, Extension 1 and Extension 2

In order to improve progression in these courses -

  • The Mathematic faculty enrols all students in the online program "Mathletics"
  • Years 7 to 10 participate in the "Mathsmate" homework program
  • All textbooks are available electronically or in hard copy
  • The Quicksmart  program is used to assist students who need a little extra help
  • Talented students participate in the Australian Mathematics Competition and/or Tournament of the Minds
  • The "Maths in Action" excursion is offered to Year 7 students  and talented Year 8 students
  • Study hall/homework help is staffed by volunteers every Wednesday in the library (3:00 to 4:00 pm)
  • The "Numeracy Relay" is organised for Year 8 student as part of Literacy and Numeracy Week
  • A Gifted and Talented class is organise for Year 7 students with these students usually progressing into 8MA1
  • "HSC Success" classes are provided to Year 10 by a teacher/mentor in order to achieve required NAPLAN  Bands

Mathematics is the language with which the universe is written, and in partnership with our community, we will strive to foster a cohort of high achieving, mathematically literate students. 

The study of mathematics is mandatory from Kindergarten to Year 10. 

By studying mathematics, students develop knowledge, skills and understanding of mathematical concepts and their use within the classroom and beyond.

The syllabus consists of the following strands:

  • number and algebra
  • measurement and geometry
  • statistics and probability.

In Year 11 and 12, the study of mathematics is optional. Courses offered include:

  • Mathematics Advanced (from 2019)
  • Mathematics Extension 1
  • Mathematics Extension 2
  • Mathematics Standard 1
  • Mathematics Standard 2.