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Mathematics & Accounting

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Overview

The Mathematics and Accounting Faculty at Horowhenua College has the objective of providing all students the opportunity to grow in confidence and to enable them to increase in knowledge and competency in Mathematics and Accounting. We employ eight highly qualified teaching staff that include specialists in Statistics, Accounting and Calculus. We have designed several courses aimed at maximising the potential of all our students and adopt industry leading best practice processes.

Facilities

Horowhenua College has seven classrooms dedicated to Mathematics and Accounting teaching spread across two teaching blocks. The Mathematics and Accounting Faculty also has use of a bookable pod of 25 computers and a number of tablets.

Courses on offer

Year 13: Mathematics, Calculus, Statistics and Modelling, Accounting and Services Academy
Year 12: Mathematics, Maths Applied, Trades Academies and Accounting
Year 11: Mathematics A and B, Pre-Trades Academy and Accounting
Year 10: All of our Year 10 Mathematics classes are streamed into core classes so that pupils work in a challenging environment with students of a similar ability.
Year 9: All of our Year 9 Mathematics classes are streamed into core classes so that pupils work in a challenging environment with students of a similar ability.

Course Structure

Extra-Curricular Activities

The Horowhenua College Mathematics and Accounting Faculty have a number of extra-curricular activities on offer:

• Mational Bank Mathematics Competition
• Mathex
• Westpac Australian Mathematics Competition
• ETON Press Senior Mathematics Competition

Staff

Kate Staniford - Head of Mathematics
Margaret Knight - Assistant Head of Mathematics (Junior School)
Sandra Friedel - Assistant Head of Mathematics (Senior School)
Sue Staples - Teacher in charge of Accounting
Luciana Abriata - Teacher
Areti Alexandrou - Teacher
Chris Marwick - Teacher
Jason Wang - Teacher