3 Mathematics for a STEM Career (3MATS) *

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs M. Darroch

Recommended Prior Learning

You need to be able to rearrange formula and to have a good understanding of Algebra.

If you are serious about mathematics and want to go to university, this is the course for you. These standards are all compulsory if you want to do Engineering at Canterbury University. We will prepare you to sit the external exams.

Learning Areas:


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Voluntary Course Contribution
Annual E-learning lesson & homework tool (IXL) to assist and reinforce lessons at a cost of $25.00.
Possible Field Trip opportunity to deepen and reinforce learning at an approximate cost of between $15 to $35 covering travel expenses and entry fee. * to be confirmed during the course depending on available exhibitions and events and added to statements as they occur.

Optional Items - Recommended for home purchase and use
Dedicated learner laptop (Chrome book suitable) with learners own headset recommended.
Theory workbooks. Depending on the course and learner level, learners may be required to purchase a theory workbook to assist and reinforce lessons. Subject to course and level course books can be provided at a subsidised cost of approx. $10 to $35.
Those choosing to complete an External Exam are encouraged to purchase a revision course book for home via the school at a cost of $10.00.

See Senior Stationery list on our My School Office Max Portal.

Specific items required for this course additional to the senior stationery list include
1 x 14J5 Graph Pad Loose Leaf Refill 5mm Quad 40 Leaves
2 x 1J8 A4 Exercise Book 5mm Quad 36 Leaves
NuLake Mathematics IAS 3.3 Trigonometry Level 3 Year 13
NuLake Mathematics IAS 3.1 Conic Sections Level 3 Year 13
NuLake Mathematics EAS 3.5 Complex Numbers Level 3 Year 13
Sapna Sharma12:38 PM
NuLake Mathematics EAS 3.6 Differentiation Level 3 Year 13
NuLake Mathematics EAS 3.7 Integration Level 3 Year 13

Mathematics specific items included in general stationery list include
1 x Casio FX82AU Plus II 2 Scientific Calculator Black * Graphical Calculator an advantage
1 x Taurus Plastic Ruler 15cm Clear

To keep costs low, we recommend only buying the items of stationery you do not have. Your child is welcome to bring items from home, perhaps purchased in previous years and repurposed to save money. This could include erasers, headphones, scientific calculators and padlocks for the lockers if they already have one.


Please be aware, our charges may change