7-10 Mathematics

The Year 7-10 Mathematics program at Thomastown Secondary College is an essential component of the school’s curriculum and is in line with the Victorian Curriculum. It provides students with the necessary skills and knowledge to apply mathematics in their everyday lives and for further study.

Students are given on-going feedback which is important for constant improvement in learning. This is based on the various assessment tasks such as topic test, assignments, progress quizzes, contribution to class discussions and PAT testing.

 Junior Maths: The Year 7/8 Mathematics program covers the following topics:

  • Whole numbers and negative numbers
  • Number property and patterns
  • Probability & Statistics
  • Fractions, percentages and decimals
  • Rates and ratios
  • Algorithmic thinking and coding
  • Equations
  • Indices
  • Pythagoras’ theorem
  • Geometry, polygons and solids
  • Straight line graphs
  • Measurement

Mid Maths: The Year 9/10 program focuses on developing a solid foundation for students in senior years. The topics covered are:

  • Statistics
  • Measurement
  • Indices
  • Probability
  • Algorithmic thinking and coding
  • Consumer Arithmetic
  • Linear Relations
  • Trigonometry