Year 9 Mathematics

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: R. Cookson

Students will become more familiar with calculating and estimating, using appropriate mental and written calculation methods in flexible ways. They will start to learn algebraic generalisation and representing patterns and relationships found in numbers, shapes and measures. They will learn valuable thinking skills.




Year 10 Mathematics

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$25 – maths buddy or equivalent or workbooks

Calculator (minimum scientific) essential.
Senior students will require a graphics calculator. Casio 9750 is on the list of acceptable calculators for NZQA and is our recommendation.
A graphics calculator is essential for all level 2 and 3 Mathematics courses.

Pathway Tags

Business Studies, Commerce, Education, Geography, Health Studies, Marketing, Nursing, Politics, Psychology, Social Work, Journalism, Town Planning, any career involving prediction, sampling and probability., Construction and infrastructure, Manufacturing and technology, The Primary Industries, The Service Industries, Social and Community services, Accountant, Actuarial Science, Computer Analyst or programmer, Economist, Engineering Analyst, Information Scientist, Marketing Research Analyst, Mathematician, Meteorologist, Numerical Analyst, Operations Research, Statistician, Systems Analyst, Teacher, Architecture


An individual course will only run if sufficient students are accepted into the course.

All approvals for courses through this system are subject to satisfactory achievement in remaining internal standards and external examinations. Course Confirmation Day will run at the start of next year, where final approval for each course will be confirmed.