Mathematics Essential (Units 1 & 2) General

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General Pathway
For students who have reached Band 8 for the NAPLAN assessment in Mathematics or have reached the minimum standard in OLNA testing in Year 10.

This is a general level course for students not completing ATAR Mathematics courses.
Course Description:
The Year 11 syllabus is divided into two units, each of one semester duration, which are typically delivered as a pair. The notional time for each unit is 55 class contact hours.
Unit 1
This unit includes the following four topics:
  • Basic calculations, percentages and rates
  • Using formulas for practical purposes
  • Measurement
  • Graphs
Unit 2
This unit includes the following four topics:
  • Representing and comparing data
  • Percentages
  • Rates and ratios
  • Time and motion
Course Assessment:
Response 50%
Practical Applications units 1 & 2 50%
Statistical investigation process (unit 2 only) 50%
Note – A detailed assessment outline will be provided to students at the commencement of the course.
Further Study:
Year 12 Mathematics Essential (Units 3 & 4) GENERAL
Additional Information:

The content of the Mathematics Essential General course is designed to be taught within contexts that are relevant to the needs of the particular student cohort. The skills and understandings developed throughout the course will be further enhanced and reinforced through presentation related to areas encountered in vocational education and training (VET), apprenticeships, traineeships or employment.