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Maths
Department Aims
Over the last few years Maths at Shirley High has gone from strength to strength. The Department has exceeded the national average in mathematics for over 5 years. Our goal within the Maths Department has been to provide students with learning opportunities which inspire and challenge. We strive to capture students’ enjoyment of Mathematics inside and outside the classroom

- To set challenging targets with high expectations for all students.
- To offer a variety of approaches to teaching and learning to engage and motivate students and demand their active participation.
- To smooth the transition for students between Key Stages and ensure progression in teaching and learning throughout their time at Shirley.
- To explore enrichment opportunities outside the curriculum to enhance students’ enjoyment of mathematics.
Department Ethos
"If you able to solve the problems in MATHS, then you also able to solve the problems in your LIFE" (Maths is a great Challenger) - Vignesh
Department Staff
- Mrs A Gordon - Head of Department
- Mrs A Brown - Leading Mathematics Practitioner
- Mrs E Ghoshun - 2nd in charge – Maternity Leave
- Mr K McGowan - 3rd in charge
- Mr M Tarawally – Teacher of Maths
- Mr Akuffo-Kisiedu– Teacher of Maths
- Mrs J Juster - Higher Learning Teaching Assistant
- Mr P Saunders – Teacher of Maths (Maternity Cover)
Key Stage 3 Information
- Year 7 Overview
- Year 7 Program of Study
- KS3 Mission Statement
- Year 7 Sets 1 & 2 Level 1 Overview
- Year 7 Set 3 Level 2 Overview
- Year 7 Set 4 Level 3 Overview
- Year 8 Sets 1 & 2 Level 1 Overview
- Year 8 Set 3 Level 2 Overview
- Year 8 Set 4 Levels 3 Overview
Key Stage 4 Information
- KS4 Mission Statement
- Student / Parent Guide
- KS4 Overview
- Year 9 Sets 1-3 Overview
- Year 9 Sets 4-6 Overview
- Year 9 Set 7 Overview
- Year 10 Sets 1 & 2 Overview
- Year 10 Sets 3- 6 Overview
- Year 10 Set 7 Overview
- Year 11 Sets 1-3 Higher Overview
- Year 11 Sets 4-6 Higher Overview
- Year 11 Set 7 Foundation Overview
Key Stage 5 Information
- KS5 Mission Statement
- A level Mathematics wider reading list.

Scheme of Work

- Core 1
- Core 2
- Core 3
- Core 4
- Decision 1
- Mechanics 1
- Mechanics 2
- Statistics 1
- Statistics 2
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