Year 9 Mathematics

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Farrow

The course is based on Mathematics in the New Zealand Curriculum (Level 4/5). The strands of number and algebra; geometry and measurement; and statistics and probability are covered, as well the mathematical processes of problem solving; developing logic and reasoning; and communicating mathematical ideas.

Teaching and learning in the classroom, and assessment, will reflect the needs and abilities of the students.
Students will be given opportunities to:

  • Gain confidence and competence in the use of numbers.
  • Develop the skills of measurement.
  • Develop geometrical knowledge and skills associated with shape and space.
  • Generalise from patterns and relationships.
  • Manipulate data.
  • Participate in real mathematical situations so as to see the use of mathematics in every day life.
  • Using Digital Technologies for Problem Solving, Coding and Data Displays.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

It is recommended that students have a scientific calculator with a fraction key. 2 Maths Book (1J8), Blue or black and red pen, pencil, rubber & ruler.



It is the policy of Taupo-nui-a-Tia College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.

Credits listed may change.