Real-Life Math Applications
In Mathematics and Statistics, Royal Oak Intermediate students will learn strategies and knowledge of the Maths strands through exploration, investigating, interpreting, explaining, problem solving, and communicating patterns using real life and hypothetical situations drawn from a variety of contexts and learning areas.
What's in the Math
Royal Oak Intermediate students develop knowledge, strategies and understandings related to:
Number and Algebra – 60%
Using calculating, estimating, mental, written or machine calculations, to develop understanding of and be able to explain patterns and relationships, numbers, shapes and measures, and generalising
Geometry and Measurement – 20%
Recognising and using properties, symmetries, shape, orientation, position and movement. Understanding and be able to explain the attributes of objects, using appropriate units and instruments, through predicting and calculating
Statistics and Probability – 20%
Identifying and exploring problems, creating investigations, exploring and analysing data, communicating findings, interpreting and evaluating statistical information.
Students will think critically and in depth and develop an appreciation and enjoyment of Maths through a variety of experiences, media and contexts. The key competencies will be an integral component of the teaching and learning strategies that support students’ learning.
Royal Oak Intermediate is a multicultural intermediate school, catering for a wide range of learners. All Maths teaching and learning will be linked to the school charter, vision and values.