Welcome to Mathematics
Our aim in the Mathematics Faculty at Cansfield High School is to cultivate a stimulating and challenging learning environment where all students can thrive and become competent users of mathematics and mathematical application. We endeavour to provide students with a foundation for lifelong learning, critical thinking, and technical problem solving, through an innovative, well-balanced and dynamic curriculum. Students are encouraged to persevere and be resilient learners as they actively engage and become successful, independent mathematicians. We aim to foster an environment where students feel safe to take risks and to learn from mistakes.
Mathematics is all around us in everyday life. It is vital our students have a fundamental understanding of mathematics in order to thrive in their lives after school. As a Faculty, we believe that it is essential that we nurture these skills not only inside the classroom but also outside. As a result, we offer a wide range of enrichment activities. Students are provided the opportunities to explore mathematics within: engineering workshops, college and university visits, London financial district trips and escape rooms.
Within mathematics we currently offer an economics course. Economics is about choice and the impact that our choices have on each other. It relates to every aspect of our lives, from the decisions we make as individuals or families to the structures created by governments and firms. The economic way of thinking can help us make better choices. Economics is the perfect combination of numbers and words, problems and essays, calculations and interpretations. Students ultimately enjoy economics because it allows them to employ and develop analytical and evaluative skills.