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Hunter School of the Performing Arts

Hunter School of the Performing Arts


Telephone02 4952 3355


David Critchley


learning Mathematics is fun, it forces your brain to grow -  maths education is about connecting with students and teaching real skills that are significant, engaging and meaningful    

Faculty Goals

  • make learning maths exciting and fun
  • maximise student learning and potential
  • flexible support for performing arts students
  • high achievement in a team environment


Stage 4

Y7 maths program (mixed ability classes)

Y8 maths program (Streamed classes across two lines)

Stage 5

Y9 maths program (Streamed classes across two lines)

Y10 Stage 5.1/5.2 (Streamed classes across two lines)

Y10 Stage 5.2/5.3 (Streamed classes across two lines)

Stage 6

Y11 Standard

Y11 Extension 1

Y11 Advanced

Y12 Standard

Y12 Extension 1

Y12 Extension 2

Y12 Advanced

Mathematics is not compulsory in Stage 6.


Maths CAPS: selected students

Australian Mathematics Competition

Colin Doyle Mathematics Competition Y11

Talented Mathematicians Program

Maths and Milo tutor program

Inquisitive Minds Y8 selected students

NSW Uni ICAS competitions - Primary

Maths Olympiad  - Primary


Maths and Milo tutoring is provided by Maths Faculty members with the assistance of Year10 tutors and pre-service teachers from 8am in F Block. Students should bring their homework or study. No booking required. Attendance on 5 occasions accrues a commendation for effort.

All students must have a calculator, they are available for $30 at the canteen.

Staff Members & Email Links

David Critchley HEAD TEACHER - rel

Abe Chand

Ian Dunlop

Aurelia Nowak

Suzanne Maybury

Edward Rogers

Nic Too

Cassandra Portelli HEAD TEACHER HEAD TEACHER (Currently on secondment as Secondary Mathematics Support Officer based at Newcastle University)