Faculty Overview

The Mathematics Faculty is situated on the second and third floors of the Mersey building. There are 7 teaching rooms with interactive whiteboards.

Lessons are delivered using both traditional and innovative methods so that the needs of all students are catered for.

Maths Faculty Staff

Mr Mulligan Trust Director of Mathematics
Mrs Smith Head of Mathematics
Miss Thompson Assistant Head of Mathematics
Mr Evans Lead Practitioner of Mathematics
Mrs Clayton Teacher of Mathematics

Mrs Sprague

Teacher of Mathematics
Mr Higgens Teacher of Mathematics

At Key Stage 3 students follow the National Curriculum in developing the knowledge, skills and understanding of mathematical methods and concepts found in Number, Algebra, Ratio, proportion and rates of change, Geometry and measures, Probability and Statistics. Students will be encouraged to develop fluency, reason mathematically and solve problems.

At Key Stage 4 students follow the Pearson Edexcel Linear specification for GCSE Mathematics. Students will follow either the Foundation tier or the Higher tier.

Faculty Vision

Our Mathematics faculty aims to mould young people into able problem solvers, logical thinkers and lifelong mathematicians as a product of inspirational and reflective teaching. Our passionate department aim to share their knowledge by relating Mathematics to real life situations, adding value to the subject and dispelling the negative concepts. We strive to promote equality and diversity by providing a parallel learning environment for all students, nurturing young minds and giving them the confidence to multiply their knowledge and increase their understanding of practical application.


"Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas."

 Albert Einstein

“Music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting.”

Gottfried Leibniz

“The laws of nature are but the mathematical thoughts of God.”