Specialist Mathematics Program

Specialist Mathematics Program

Applications for selective entry into our Approved Specialist Mathematics Programs closed Friday 7 April 2017.

Specialist Mathematics Program

Opportunities for current students to join the Rossmoyne Senior High School Specialist Mathematics Program

Rossmoyne Senior High School offers a unique program in Mathematics education.  The Specialist Mathematics program (a Department of Education Approved Specialist Program) commenced in 2012 and now has classes running in Years 7 to 10. The program aims to develop an appreciation and understanding of the role of mathematics in the modern world and to reinforce high level problem solving and critical thinking skills to shape exceptional mathematicians of the future.

Opportunities exist for current Year 7 (2017) students to join this prestigious program, to receive mathematical instruction at an accelerated level. Teachers delivering this program have extensive mathematical knowledge and are trained to work with students of exceptional mathematical ability.

Year 7 students who have achieved excellent results in mathematics and who are currently enrolled at Rossmoyne Senior High School are invited to apply for entry to this highly prestigious program, commencing in Term 2 2017.

Successful students will be entitled to all the benefits of the program, including mentor support from within the school and from the wider community at a national and international level. They will have the opportunity to experience Mathematics enrichment at the prestigious University Cambridge during the scheduled 2019 International Mathematics Tour.

The selection process will involve a review of the student’s current Mathematics results combined with an interview with the Heads of Learning Area (Mathematics) where students will have the opportunity to demonstrate their passion for mathematics learning.

Please note that the granting of an interview does not guarantee selection.

Please complete the application form (available from Monday 13 March 2017 from our website) and return to the Front Reception by 4pm Friday 7 April 2017

We wish you every success with your application.

 


Approved Specialist Program (ASP): Specialist Mathematics Program

Application Procedure

Mid-Year Intake: Current Year 7 2017

Only students currently enrolled in Year 7 2017 at Rossmoyne Senior High School are eligible to apply

Rossmoyne Senior High School has a long tradition of excellence in all areas of the curriculum and the School’s Mathematics curriculum, in particular, is highly regarded.  Students selected for the Approved Specialist Mathematics Program (Honours Program) need to demonstrate special ability and a passionate interest in mathematics.

The following selection process will apply:

1.     Applications received by 4pm  Friday 7 April 2017
2.     Selected applicants will be called for an interview during week commencing Monday 24 April 2017
3.     Offer of Acceptance to successful applicants will be by mail.
4.     All applicants will be notified in writing by 30 April 2017

Please post or deliver your application to:

Specialist Programs,
Rossmoyne Senior High School,
Keith Road,
Rossmoyne WA 6148.

Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for applying.  If you have any questions about the application process, please do not hesitate to contact our Enrolment Officer, Mrs Tracy Bruinsma on 9259 2215.

Click here for an application form: 2017 Year 7 Specialist Mathematics Application Form

 

Mr Tim Birrell and Mr Mark White

Heads of Learning Area (Mathematics)

E: mark.white@education.wa.edu.au

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