Centre for Excellence Mathematics


This Mathematics course is available to Year 10 Centre for Excellence students only.

Course details

  • Prerequisites: Above average results on Centre for Excellence testing.
  • Continuing study options: Centre for Excellence Mathematics at Stage 1
  • Fees: None, although a graphics calculator is required

About the course

This is a select entry mathematics program which follows the Year 10 V-9 Australian Curriculum with extended sub-topics added along the way. This course is differentiated from the Level 1 mathematics course by students undertaking tests and assignments of a higher level of difficulty. 

Topics include:

  • Number and Algebra
  • Measurement
  • Linear Functions
  • Quadratic Functions
  • Exponential and Logarithm Functions
  • Trigonometry
  • Quadratic Functions
  • Statistics


Assessment for this subject is school-based as follows:

Semester 1:

  • Number and Algebra Test
  • Measurement Investigation
  • Linear Functions Test
  • Quadratic Functions Test
  • Major Test

Semester 2:

  • Exponential and Logarithm Test
  • Trigonometry Test
  • Quadratic Functions Test
  • Statistics Investigation
  • Examination     

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