Mathematics

Aims

develop the ability to think critically and creatively, to conceptualize, inquire and reason mathematically, and to use mathematics to formulate and solve problems in daily life as well as in mathematical contexts and other disciplines;

develop the ability to communicate with others, express their views clearly and logically in mathematical language;

develop the ability to manipulate numbers, symbols and other mathematical objects;

develop number sense, symbol sense, spatial sense, measurement sense and the capacity to appreciate structures and patterns; and

develop a positive attitude towards mathematics learning and an appreciation of the aesthetic nature and cultural aspect of mathematics.


Curriculum Framework

Strands of KS3 (S1  S3)

Number and Algebra

Measures, Shape and Space

Data Handling


Strands of KS4 (S4  S6) Compulsory Part

Number and Algebra

Measures, Shape and Space

Data Handling


Areas of KS4 (S4  S6) Extended Part

Foundation knowledge

Algebra

Calculus

Statistics



Learning Strategies

Clear lesson goals

Show and tell

Questioning to check for understanding

Summaries new learning in a graphical way

Plenty of practice

Provide students with feedback

Be flexible about how long it takes to learn

Get students working together

Teach strategies not just content

nurture metacognition


Assessment
A. Public examination (HKDSE)

Compulsory Part

Extended Part
B. School Assessment