Welcome to Mathematics

The Mathematics learning area provides students with skills in areas such as logical reasoning and problem-solving. Mathematics can be a fundamental requirement for STEM based higher education courses and many students study the subject alongside other STEM subjects. Extra-curricular activities have included the University of Southampton's 'National Cipher Challenge', in which our team placed in the top 10% of the country, trips to Bletchley Park, the University of Portsmouth and the UKMT Senior Mathematical Challenge.

Girls who take Maths and a Science at A Level can go on to earn a third more than those who choose the Arts or Humanities. Boys are likely to be paid more as well.
- Pete Falvey, Teacher of Mathematics
Mathematics & Further Mathematics achieved 100% pass rate in 2016.

Our Courses

Lessons in Financial Education Award/Free Standing Maths Qualifications/Functional Skills

Level 1

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Mathematics

A Level

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Mathematics & Further Mathematics

A Level

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Mathematics GCSE

Level 2

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Mathematics in Context

Vocational Level 3

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Student success

Esther Ninsiima

Esther Ninsiima

Esther studied English Language and Maths at Itchen, which she really enjoyed. 

Esther achieved A, A in Maths and English Language. 

She is deferring her entry to Royal Holloway University to study Mathematical Studies whilst she takes a gap year. 


Department news

Awards for National Cipher Challenge

On Wednesday 15 March, five of our most able mathematicians visited Bletchley Park for an awards ceremony as part of the National Cipher Challenge. The…

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Key personnel

Steph Cooke - Head of Faculty of IT & Computing, Mathematics and Science

Steph Cooke

Teacher of IT