The aims are to enable candidates to:
• Increase intellectual curiosity, develop mathematical language as a means of communication and
investigation and explore mathematical ways of reasoning
• Acquire and apply skills and knowledge relating to numbers, measure, and space in mathematical
situations that they will meet in life
• Acquire a foundation appropriate to their further study of mathematics and of other disciplines
• Appreciate the pattern, structure, and power of mathematics and derive satisfaction, enjoyment and
confidence from the understanding of concepts and the mastery of skills.