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Mathematics

​​Mathematics at Brisbane State High School provides students with the opportunity to:

  • become confident, creative users and communicators of Mathematics;
  • be able to investigate, represent and interpret situations in their personal and work lives and as active citizens;
  • develop an increasingly sophisticated understanding of mathematical concepts and be able to pose and solve problems;
  • recognise connections between the areas of Mathematics and other disciplines; and
  • appreciate Mathematics as an accessible and enjoyable discipline to study.

Contact details for the Heads of Department are listed under the Leadership and Management Team.

Tutorials

Tutorials are available in each term from week 2 for:

  • Year 7 to 9 students: Tuesdays from 8.15am to 8.45am in room D211 and D212
  • Year 10 to 12 students: Tuesdays from 8.15am to 8.45am in room D213 and D214

Subjects offered

T​he 2019 Senior Course Guide and 2019 Junior Course Guide provide detailed course overviews and describe the required readiness criteria and prerequisites for subject pathways within the Mathematics department.​

Mathematics subjects offered for junior and senior students

Year level

Subjects offered

Years 7 and 8

  • Mathematics
  • Aspire Mathematics​
​Year 9
  • ​Mathematics
  • Mathematics Extension

Year 10

  • Preparatory Essential Mathematics
  • Preparatory General Mathematics
  • Preparatory Mathematical Methods
  • Preparatory Specialist Mathematics (elective)

Year 11

  • Essential Mathematics
  • General Mathematics
  • Mathematical Methods
  • Specialist Mathematics (elective)
​Year 12
  • ​Mathematics A
  • Mathematics B
  • Prevocational Mathematics
  • Mathematics C (elective)

Competi​tions

  • Australian Mathematics Competition
  • ICAS Mathematics Competition
  • Years 7 and 8 QAMT Mathematics Competition
  • Mathematics Team Challenge
  • AMT Mathematics Olympiad
  • UQ/QAMT Problem Solving Competition

More information will be released in school newsletters.