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The study of mathematics is mandatory from Kindergarten to Year 10. 

By studying mathematics, students learn to work mathematically – developing fluency, understanding, problem-solving, reasoning and communication skills.

The syllabus consists of the following strands:

  • number and algebra
  • measurement and geometry
  • statistics and probability.

Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards (BOSTES) site- Mathematics syllabus

Scootle Mathematics page- outcomes for Maths, activities and resources to achieve those outcomes (need to be logged in through DET portal)

School A to Z website- resources about Maths for parents and students
Board of Studies- Mathematics website- Board of Studies NSW Mathematics Support Documents, Syllabus, Work Samples and Supporting Students with Special Needs

ABC Splash- many maths resources, organised by topics etc

Maths Dictionary for Kids- Jenny Eather website, an animated, interactive online maths dictionary for students which explains over 600 common mathematical terms and maths words.

Primary Resources-  free worksheets, lesson plans and teaching ideas
Maths is Fun- Maths explained in easy language, plus puzzles, games, quizzes, worksheets and a forum. For K-12 kids, teachers and parents
Coolmath-Games-  Maths games
Crickweb Numeracy resources- Maths interactive resources and activities

Everyschool- Maths resources
BBC Bitesize- clips about Maths concepts and topics for Infants students, also Primary students

Links to websites and activities in CLI Sites2See:
Number for Primary
Space and Geometry
Measurement Matters
Patterns and Algebra

(Updated 18/01/16)