New Lambton Heights Infants School

The Family School

Telephone02 4957 2744


The study of mathematics is mandatory from Kindergarten to Year 10. 

By studying mathematics, students learn to work mathematically – developing fluency, understanding, problem-solving, reasoning and communication skills.

The syllabus consists of the following strands:

  • number and algebra
  • measurement and geometry
  • statistics and probability.

In Mathematics, students develop their mathematical knowledge, skills and understanding through a range of learning experiences. They develop their problem-solving skills and mathematical reasoning and communication. The strands of Mathematics studied are:

Number and Algebra

  • Whole Number
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Multiplication and Division
  • Fractions and Decimals
  • Patterns and Algebra

Measurement and Geometry

  • Length
  • Area
  • Volume and Capacity
  • Mass
  • Time
  • Position
  • 2D Shapes
  • 3D Objects

Statistics and Probability

  • Data
  • Chance (starts in Grade 1)