Why Study Mathematics?

Mathematics is a core subject and an essential part of everyday life.  Everyone needs some level of specific Mathematical knowledge. Almost all professions use maths in some form in their day to day working.  Mathematics develops imagination, improves clear and logical thought and is challenging.

Pupil Voice

“I am more confident in maths since coming to CPA because of the smaller groups and I find it easier to focus.”

Who teaches it?

Tracey Roberts and Mark Venross teach KS4 Mathematics, both of whom are experienced Mathematics teachers.

How is it taught?

You will have three 70-minute maths lessons a week with a specialist Maths teacher.  You will be assessed through three exams each one and a half hours long.

What do we learn?

Mathematics is taught through a variety of real life maths in practical contexts.  We aim to give you the skills to become fluent in the fundamentals of mathematics, developing your understanding and ability to recall and apply knowledge rapidly and accurately.  You will also develop your reasoning skills and solve problems by applying mathematics to a variety of problems whilst persevering in seeking solutions.

Where could it lead?

  • Game Designer
  • Animator
  • Engineer
  • Accountant
  • Space / Aircraft Industry
  • Web Designer
  • Roller Coaster Designer