Year 11 – Specialist Mathematics

Length: Single Semester (One 10 credit semester)
Contact: Maths Leader

Recommended Background

B Grade or better in Year 10 Mathematics and teacher recommendation.

Course Description

This additional Semester 2 course is designed to prepare students who are considering studying Mathematical Methods and Specialist Mathematics in Stage 2. It is a vital step in the pathway to undertaking Specialist Mathematics in Year 12. This subject includes more geometric topics and complex applications of ideas.

Stage 1 Specialist Mathematics consists of the following topics:

Topic 1: Vectors in a plane
Topic 2: Advanced trigonometry
Topic 3: Real and complex numbers.

Note: A SACE approved graphics calculator is required for this subject.


Students will complete three summative tests and one investigation.

Leads To

Stage 2 Specialist Mathematics