Numeracy is the knowledge, skills and capabilities to use mathematics in a range of situations. The Mathematics curriculum outlines Number and Algebra, Measurement and Geometry and Statistics and Probability as the overarching strands.
‘Mathematics provides students with access to important mathematical ideas, knowledge and skills that they will draw on in their personal and work lives.’ Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority
At St. Patrick's we are committed to giving students strong foundations in Numeracy. Dedicated class time, targeted teaching and the use of ongoing assessment are used to ensure the needs of the students are being met. Our goal is for all students to attain strong foundations in numeracy.