Aims and Ethos
Mathematics is important to all modern society as it is fundamental to problem solving and decision making. Mathematics is a subject which transcends all walks of life and provides essential tools for a modern society which range from the beauty of nature to computer programming and designing modern apps.
Our aim is for Mathematics at The Wren School to be engaging, challenging and relevant to modern life and will create lessons which support this.
|Tools of the Trade
This is me
|This is Us
||Genius of the Past
|Inventions of the Future
||Power of Humans
||Power of the Earth
|Clashes of Culture
|Celebration of Culture
|The Power of Technology
|The Power of My Voice
|Description of Year 9 curriculum|
|In Year 9 students start the three-year GCSE course. At The Wren students follow the Edexcal specification at Higher or Foundation tier according to their ability. There will be regular monitoring to ensure they are on track and working towards the most appropriate qualification.
All students will have the opportunity to study the same topics from areas of number, shape, algebra and data handling.
|GCSE Exam board information|
Three exam papers: one non-calculator and two calculator
There are two teirs of entry:
Foundation (Grades 1 -5 can be awarded)
Higher (Grades 4-9 will be available)
Extra Curricular Activities
The mathematics department runs a weekly enrichment club on a Friday from 3.30 pm to 4.30 pm where we work in teams to solve problems from the UK Mathematics Team Challenge.
We are also preparing to visit our local feeder schools where our Year 7 students will teach Year 5 and 6s.