Maths
At Joseph Banks Secondary College our Mathematics Domain seeks to extend and enrich students’ understanding and application of mathematical concepts so they can flourish beyond school.
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Through a collaborative, problem-solving approach the Mathematics Domain at Joseph Banks Secondary College builds curious learners with strong foundations in additive and multiplicative thinking skills. The Mathematics Domain offers students opportunities to diversify their understanding of Mathematics through several choices in Year 9 and 10, purposely designed to support students in their development of mathematical thinking, or to prepare them for a career in a STEM pathway.

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Year 7 & 8

Year 9

Maths for Life

Course Code: 9MMFLDomain: MathematicsTimetable: <timetable>Length of Course: <duration> Course Information This elective is designed to support you in developing your numerical problem solving and greater numeracy skills to support you to experience success in the Numeracy component of the Online Literacy and Numeracy Assessment in Year 10, if necessary, as

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Problem Solving and Enrichment in Mathematics

Course Code: 9MPSDomain: MathematicsTimetable: <timetable>Length of Course: <duration> Course Information If you have demonstrated a high level of engagement and interest in Mathematics, then this elective will interest you. It will involve working mathematically to solve complex problems, as well as enrichment through investigations and exploration of mathematical concepts. This

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Year 10

Essential Mathematics A, B and C

Course Code:  Domain: Maths Timetable: Length of Course: A, B and C run sequentially through the year. Unit Information Maths is all around us. Whether you’re shopping, building, running a business, getting a car loan, cooking, budgeting, designing, or looking at AFL statistics, maths is everywhere! Do you want to get

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Maths for Life

Course Code:  Domain: Maths Timetable: Length of Course: Trimester Unit Information This course is your gateway to achieving success in the numeracy component of OLNA. It is designed to equip students with the skills needed to achieve the mathematical fluency required to tackle this assessment. Pathway Information College Tertiary Workforce This

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Maths for Scientists and Engineers A, B and C

Course Code:  Domain: Maths Timetable: Length of Course: Year-long Unit Information Do you enjoy Mathematics and thrive on being challenged? Have you ever been intrigued about where your drinking water comes from, how we get aluminium cans, why objects curve when thrown, how diseases spread? Are you aspiring to be a

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Maths in Business and Economics

Course Code:  Domain: Maths Timetable: Length of Course: Trimester Unit Information Do you want to know how millionaires get richer and richer? How to get the best deal on a car or home loan? How people make money from the share market? Maths in Business and Economics is focussed on developing

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Specialist Maths A and B

Course Code:  Domain: Maths Timetable: Length of Course: Trimester Unit Information Want to extend your mathematics knowledge and understanding to the next level and appreciate the true nature of mathematics, its beauty and its functionality? This course provides opportunities for you to develop complex mathematic understanding to delve deeper into algebraic

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Year 11 & 12

Mathematics Applications (ATAR)

Course Code: AEMAA/ATMAA Domain: Maths Timetable: Semester 1 and 2 Length of Course: 2 Years Unit Information Mathematics is the study of order, relation and pattern. From its origins in counting and measuring, it has evolved in highly sophisticated and elegant ways to become the language now used to describe many aspects

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Mathematics Essentials (General)

Course Code: GEMAS/GTMAS Domain: Maths Timetable: Semester 1 and 2 Length of Course: 2 Years Unit Information Mathematics is the study of order, relation and pattern. From its origins in counting and measuring, it has evolved in highly sophisticated and elegant ways to become the language used to describe much of the

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Mathematics Methods (ATAR)

Course Code: AEMAM/ATMAM Domain: Maths Timetable: Semester 1 and 2 Length of Course: 2 Years Unit Information Mathematics is the study of order, relation and pattern. From its origins in counting and measuring, it has evolved in highly sophisticated and elegant ways to become the language now used to describe much of

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Mathematics Specialist (ATAR)

Course Code: AEMAS/ATMAS Domain: Maths Timetable: Semester 1 and 2 Length of Course: 2 Years Unit Information Mathematics is the study of order, relation and pattern. From its origins in counting and measuring, it has evolved in highly sophisticated and elegant ways to become the language now used to describe much of

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