St Brendans College Killarney

Maths is compulsory for all students. It is offered at higher, ordinary and foundation level. As it is so important to pass Maths in the Leaving Certificate we strongly recommend that all students follow the recommendation of their teachers. If during the course of Senior Cycle, a student, after consultation with their teacher, wishes to change from higher to ordinary level he must complete a “Change of Level” form which must be signed by the Guidance Counsellor, Parents/Guardians, Teachers concerned, Principal/Vice Principal.

Course Content:

Ordinary Level

Everyday arithmetic; Algebra; Geometry; Complex Numbers; Statistics; Choices & Probability; Trigonometry; Calculus; Sequences & Series; Binomial Expansion.

Higher Level

All of the above at a more advance level and in greater depth

 Vectors; Integration; Applications