Mathematics

Maths Mission Statement

The Newlands Mathematics Department aims to provide professional, enthusiastic and diverse mathematics lessons in a helpful, friendly and supportive environment.

 

We believe Newlands Girls should be independent learners, capable of excelling at all challenges. We encourage the girls to strive for academic excellence through meaningful extension activities.

  

We expect Newlands Girls and Staff to be dedicated, hard-working and committed to their Mathematics.

 

Current set of Statistics for Mathematics

 

                                          GCSE

                                                     Grades 4 to 9

                                            

2010

79%

2011

82%

2012

85%

2013

83%

2014

83%

2015

78%

2016

90%

2017

    92%
                                  2018      89%

 

                                       A-Level

                                                   % A* TO C

 

2010

87

2011

74

2012

86

2013

84

2014

87

2015

90

2016

88

                         2017                                          
                                 2018  

 

Staff Members

Mr Willmott, Head of Department, Mrs Hamilton, Head of Key Stage 5, Ms Clare Griffiths, Head of Key Stage 4 and Miss L. Third, Head of Key Stage 3, Mr Andrews, Miss Chapman, Miss Keen, Mrs Phillips, Mrs Vaughan, Miss Weightman and Mr Wellman 

 

Opportunities 

 

Wednesday Maths Club

Every Wednesday afternoon from 3:15 p.m. – 4.00 p.m., the Maths Department offers “Maths Club” to students, where students can come and get help with their homework, assignments or general understanding. This is conducted by staff and the Maths Captains.

 

Maths Captains

Maths Captains are appointed in Year 13 and their role is to support the Maths Department. They do this by attending KS3 classes and helping students, organise and promote “Maths Club” and help “World of Maths Day”.

 

Equipment

We expect all girls to have a ruler, calculator, protractor and compass during lessons.

 

The Department sells calculators for £5.50 and maths sets for £1.50.

 

 
 

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