The Mathematics Department is a highly successful department within the school and consistently achieves excellent results.
In 2017 our results were as follows:
GCSE Mathematics Level 2 Certificate in Further Mathematics
9-7: 21% A** – A: 60%
9-5: 67% A** – C: 100%
AS Mathematics AS Further Mathematics
A* – B: 50% A* – B: 86%
A* – C: 78% A* – C: 100%
A* – E: 100% A* – E: 100%
Staff and facilities
The Mathematics Department has eight purpose built classrooms in a modern block. Each classroom is fully equipped with an interactive whiteboard and a range of supporting ICT software, which not only increases the students’ knowledge and confidence but also their enjoyment of the subject.
The Department is led by:
Mr T Criag: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our dynamic team includes a further seven teachers whose specialisms include Pure Mathematics, Mechanics, Statistics and Decision Mathematics.
We are keen to ensure students make progress with their mathematics and run a ‘Catch Up Club’ most lunchtimes staffed by two teachers for all year groups. In addition we have a “Sixth-Form Drop-In” and after school revision classes up to Year 11.
Extending high achievers
The highest achieving students in Year 11 are given the opportunity to study Level 2 Further Mathematics as an additional mathematics qualification.
Making the most of new ways of learning
We subscribe to a number of websites to aid learning, including Mymaths www.mymaths.co.uk and MathsWatch www.mathswatchvle.com and regularly take part in the UKMT “Mathematics Challenges” . We have also entered students in the team challenge.
Engaging with the whole school community
Each month the department posts a Puzzle of the Month competition for students, staff and parents to enter. We also have a twitter feed https://twitter.com/burfordmaths which has interesting facts and challenges to have a go at!
Key Stages 3/4/5
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