Introduction
The department offers Mathematics to all students from Form 3 to Form 7 level. Physics is offered at senior level from Form 5 to Form 7.
Career Options
A variety of career opportunities exists in the field of Mathematics and Physics.
In Mathematics, job chances ranges from a cashier to an Aerospace engineer.
In Physics, students can pursue jobs in Science and Technology based industries (energy, agriculture, computing, medicine), Engineering (mechanical, electrical, civil, electronics), Telecommunications, Meteorology and the list goes on.
Staffing
Name |
Qualifications |
Institution & year of graduation |
Mr. Atish A. Kumar
(HOD) |
PGCE
BSc Degree- Physics/Chemistry
STTC – Maths/Physics |
USP - 2008
USP – 1998
FCAE – 2000 |
Mrs. Madhu M. Nadan |
Dip. Ed-Maths/ Basic Science |
FCAE – 1998 |
Mr. Sanpreet Singh |
Dip. Ed – Maths/Basic Science |
FCAE – 2003 |
Miss Afroza Z. Nisha |
BSc GCED- Maths/Chemistry |
USP – 2007 |
Mr Sailesh K. Singh |
BSc GCED- Maths/Physics |
USP - 2009 |
Mr Manjeet Singh |
Dip. Ed- Maths/Basic Science |
FCAE – 2008 |
Calendared Activities
- Fiji Junior Certificate Examination (FJCE)
- Fiji Seventh Form Certificate Examination (FSFCE)
- Fiji School Leaving Certificate Examination (FSLC)
- Internal Assessment for Form 3
Department Activities
- Fiji Mathematics Competitions (FMC)
- Fiji Team Mathematics Competions (TMC)
- Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC)
- South Pacific Physics Quiz (SPPQ)
- Educational visits – Sci-Tech Expo
Achievements in Mathematics Competitions 2009
The form 6 level team turned out to be the champions at their levels in the team mathematics competition (TMC) national finals organized by the Fiji Mathematics Association on October 10th, 2009. This great victory has been the first time ever since the school entered in such a competition.
The winning team members have been awarded with prizes, certificates and a plaque for the school.
Three students excelled in the Fiji Mathematics Competition (FMC)-2009. These students have been awarded with $20 cash prize together with a prize certificate by the Fiji Mathematics Association
Achievements
The department has been achieving excellence in the above competitions each year and students have been awarded with prizes and certificates.
Department External Exam Results
Year |
MATHEMATICS |
PHYSICS |
FJC
% |
FSLC
% |
FSFE
% |
FSLC
% |
FSFE
% |
2004 |
74 |
63 |
65 |
82 |
68 |
2005 |
71 |
58 |
76 |
60 |
63 |
2006 |
65 |
60 |
82 |
73 |
80 |
2007 |
69 |
78 |
77 |
77 |
85 |
2008 |
73 |
73 |
81 |
71 |
100 |
2009 |
64 |
64 |
61 |
56 |
58 |
2010 Target |
70 |
70 |
70 |
65 |
70 |
Professional development
Regular Professional Development sessions have been conducted during department meetings.
Challenges
As rapid developments are taking place in technology, the department strives to prepare students to meet and upgrade to the standards of this 21st century.
Conclusion
The department members continue to work hard as a team to achieve the department goals and strive for excellence. |