Stage 1 Essential
Stage 1 – Essential Mathematics (Year 11)
10 per semester
Does this subject include an exam?
Completion of Year 10 Mathematics. This subject provides opportunities for students to meet the numeracy requirement of the SACE and to gain additional numeracy support for their studies and future pathways. Students extend their mathematical skills in ways that apply to practical problem-solving in everyday and workplace contexts.
Stage 1 Essential Mathematics consists of the following topics:
Calculations, Time and Ratio
Earning and Spending
Data in Context
In this subject, students are expected to:
understanding mathematical information and concepts
apply mathematical skills and techniques to solve practical problems in everyday contexts
develop skills in gathering, representing, analysing, and interpreting data relevant to everyday contexts
interpret results and use mathematical reasoning to draw conclusions and consider the appropriateness of solutions
make discerning use of electronic technology
communicate mathematically and present mathematical information in a variety of ways.
Developing mathematical skills for application in VET, apprenticeships and employment.