- Mrs M Gormley
- Mrs J O'Neill
- Mr C Daly
- Mr O O'Neill
- Mrs I McMenamin
- Mrs C Donnelly
- Mr S Johnston
The Maths department aims to enable pupils to fully participate as members of society in a variety of roles; in school, at home, at work and at leisure; to raise the level of mathematical attainment of school leavers; to ensure that pupils enjoy their experience of mathematics.
- To enable the pupils to develop their mathematical knowledge and skills - oral, written and practical - according to their age and ability in a manner which encourages confidence
- To enable pupils to read mathematics and write and talk about the subject in a variety of ways
- To develop a feel for numbers; carry out calculations and understand the significance of the results obtained
- To help the pupils to appreciate patterns and relationships in mathematics
- To develop the ability to reason logically; to classify; to generalise and to prove
- To enable pupils to use mathematics as a means of communication in a variety of forms of representation (e.g. graphical, algebraic, tabular).
- To develop an appreciation of the problem-solving powers of mathematics through personal experience of investigation and open ended situations.
- To develop an ability to apply mathematics to other subjects and to life in general.
- To apply mathematics in everyday situations and develop an understanding of the part which mathematics play in the work around them
- To enable the pupils to acquire at an appropriate level, further skills and knowledge pertinent to particular courses and careers
- To prepare pupils for examinations suited to their ability
- To assess the pupils on a regular basis in order to monitor their progress and identify any areas which may need attention
- To liaise with parents concerning the development and progress of each pupil