Mathematics class at Normanhurst Boys High School

Providing the widest choice of courses to suit the learning needs of gifted boys

Courses and Subject Choices

Subject selection booklets for Year 9 and Years 11-12 can be downloaded from the file repository.

English

Mathematics

The study of mathematics at Normanhurst Boys High School involves cohort-wide enrichment and acceleration, with a possibility of extra acceleration under exceptional circumstances.

Course Outlines

Course outlines and learning programs for each year can be found in the file repository.

Years 7-8

In Years 7-8, the Stage 4 Mathematics curriculum is supplemented by acceleration parts of Stage 5 (such as area and volume, advanced algebraic techniques and indices) as well as enrichment activities to engage the boys.

They are also encouraged to take part in Australian Mathematics Challenge Stage and also the Enrichment Stage, which is offered by the Australian Mathematics Trust (AMT).

Years 9-10

In Years 9-10, the Stage 5.1-5.3 course is the only course offered.

During these two years, all of the option topics in the Stage 5.3 syllabus are taught to equip our students for even more rigorous senior courses.

Years 11-12

The Year 11 and 12 courses offered are:

Under exceptional circumstances, Mathematics Standard (Year 11 Course) and Mathematics Standard 2 (Year 12 Course) may be arranged to be studied via distance education.

Science

Human Society and Its Environment

Technological and Applied Studies

Visual Arts

Music

Autism Support Unit

Library