Year 9 Mathematics

Year 9 Mathematics

Course Description

The proficiency strands understanding, fluency, problem-solving and reasoning are an integral part of mathematics content across the three content strands: number and algebra, measurement and geometry, and statistics and probability. The proficiencies reinforce the significance of working mathematically within the content and describe how the content is explored or developed. They provide the language to build in the developmental aspects of the learning of mathematics.

Topics from Learning Assessment Plan

  • Probability
  • Statistics
  • Algebra


At Year 9 students will undertake a variety of assessments including investigations, tests, exams and short answer response questions.  

Maths subjects flowchart

Mathematics: what is it for?

Mathematics and numerical problem solving is an essential skill in today’s working climate. Ensuring students have a sound understanding of mathematical concepts and problem solving is a key driver in teaching mathematics at school.

Watch the video below for further insight, and to find out precisely what Mathematical studies are for and why it’s so important for them to be in the curriculum.