Welcome to Mathematics

The vision of the Maths department is to develop independent learners and support all students to achieve their full potential in Maths. The Maths department at Outwood Academy Portland prides itself on being a friendly and welcoming department where all students enjoy and achieve in Maths. Our year 11 GCSE results last year – 82% A*-C with 23% A*/A grades indicates the progress the department is making to achieve it’s vision. The departmental learning code; Respectful, Resilient, Creative, Independent and Confident, prepare our students not only to achieve in Maths but also to be successful adults in the future.


Name Role
Miss J Bannister Head of Maths
Mrs L Norton Second in Maths
Miss G Butters Third in Maths
Miss M Elliott Lead Teacher in Maths
Mr K Garbett Teacher of Maths
Mrs S Wright Teacher of Maths
Mrs E Lund Teacher of Maths
Mr S Blundell Teacher of Maths
Miss A Price-Williams Teacher of Maths
Mrs M Sly Teacher of Maths
Mr D Simm Teacher of Maths
Mrs S Pilsworth Teacher of Maths
Mr R Dixon Maths mentor
Mr S Mee Maths mentor

Key Stage 3

If you would like further information about the topics and themes being taught please contact: Jodi Bannister j.bannister@portland.outwood.com
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Year 7 Addition and subtraction problem solving Explain and investigate multiplication and division Geometry Fractions Applications of Algebra Percentages and Statistics
Year 8 Number Algebraic Expressions 2-D Geometry Proportional reasoning 3-D Geometry Statistics

Key Stage 4

Edexcel GCSE Mathematics (9-1)

Data Handling

AQA GCSE (9-1) in Mathematics is assessed in the following way:
Controlled Assessment % Examination (%)
0% 100%
If you would like further information about the topics, themes or assessment for this course please contact: h.phillips@portland.outwood.com or j.bannister@portland.outwood.com

“If we did the things we are capable of, we will astound ourselves”

Thomas Edison