Preliminary ( YR. 11)

Dear self,

This is going to be your year.  It is not going to be easy, it's going to be worth it!                                             

                                              All my love, 

                                                             Me

Participate in engaging weekly 2.5 hours tutorials conducted by qualified teacher.

Reinforce learning by completing specially chosen weekly homework questions. 

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Term 1 | Oct. - Dec.
*Based on NESA New Maths Syllabus 
( Adv. / Ext. 1 )
  • Algebraic Techniques;

  • Introduction to Functions;

  • Linear Functions;

  • Quadratic Functions;

  • Further Functions and Relations

  • Trigonometry 1;

  • Trigonometry 2;

  • Radians;

  • Trigonometric Functions and Identities;

  • Inequalities

Term 2 | Feb. - Apr.
*Based on NESA New Maths Syllabus 
( Adv. / Ext. 1 )
  • Inverse Functions;

  • Parametric Form of a Function or Relation;

  • Remainder and Factor Theorem;

  • Sums and Products of Roots of Polynomials;

  • Introduction to Differentiation;

  • Calculating with Derivatives;

  • Multiple Root Theorem & Graphs of Polynomials;

  • Logarithms: Laws and Applications

Term 3 | Apr. - Jul.
*Based on NESA New Maths Syllabus 
( Adv. / Ext. 1 )
  • The Exponential Function & Natural Logarithms;

  • Graphs & Applications of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions;

  • Further Trigonometric Identities;

  • Inverse Trigonometric Functions;

  • Rates of Change (Kinematics);

  • Exponential Growth & Decay;

  • Newton's Law of Cooling & Modified Exponential Models;

  • Related Rates of Change;

  • Graphing Techniques

Term 4 | Jul. - Sept.
*Based on NESA New Maths Syllabus 
( Adv. / Ext. 1 )
  • Working With Combinatroics;

  • Binomial Expansion;

  • Representing & Processing Data;

  • Measures Central Tendency Dispersion;

  • Probability;

  • Discrete Probability Distributions;

 

Preliminary English

Term 1 | Sept. - Dec.

Essay writing;

Continuing focus on language techniques and visual techniques;

Development on structure and preparation for creative writing.

Term 2 | Feb. - Apr.

Essay writing for multiple texts;

Sharing ideas for essays and creative writing through peer assessment which continues in Term 3 and Term 4;

Vocabulary Development.

Term 3 | Apr. - Jun.

Essay writing considering context and ideas related to context;

Different text types with focus on speeches and feature articles;

Vocabulary Development.

Term 4 | Jul. - Sept.

Analysis of different text types and understanding that analysis in essays;

Consideration of 'focus studies' and intent of the syllabus in preparing for Year 12;

Exam technique for paper 1 of HSC to develop understanding of what they need to learn in Year 12.

 

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