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Mathematical Studies SL
IB (International Baccalaureate), Maths

Mathematical Studies SL

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IB Mathematics Tutoring (Studies) Specialists

Our Mathematics tutors provide 100% support to students in Sydney and specialise in IB Mathematics tutoring and all levels of University Mathematics . We are very science oriented and our Mathematics tutors are qualified and dedicated to teaching Mathematics Studies at the highest standar

Our Mathematics Tutoring (Studies) Service

The Mathematics Studies tutoring service that we provide extends beyond the classroom to help students enjoy the subjects that they study while creating an atmosphere of enthusiastic learning and creative thinking. This highly beneficial learning environment is achieved by providing students with the following.

Platinum Education Australia is an established organisation dedicated to provide Sydney students with 100% support to be accepted into the University degree of their choice. Our reliable and solid academic knowledge and teaching experience ensures students are well prepared for school examinations.

About the Course

The course syllabus focuses on important mathematical topics that are interconnected. The syllabus is organized and structured with the following tenets in mind: placing more emphasis on student understanding of fundamental concepts than on symbolic manipulation and complex manipulative skills; giving greater emphasis to developing students’ mathematical reasoning rather than performing routine operations; solving mathematical problems embedded in a wide range of contexts; using the calculator effectively.

The course includes project work, a feature unique to mathematical studies SL within group 5. Each student completes a project, based on their own research; this is guided and supervised by the teacher. The project provides an opportunity for students to carry out a mathematical study of their choice using their own experience, knowledge and skills acquired during the course. This process allows students to take sole responsibility for a part of their studies in mathematics.

The students most likely to select this course are those whose main interests lie outside the field of mathematics, and for many students this course will be their final experience of being taught formal mathematics. All parts of the syllabus have therefore been carefully selected to ensure that an approach starting from first principles can be used. As a consequence, students can use their own inherent, logical thinking skills and do not need to rely on standard algorithms and remembered formulae. Students likely to need mathematics for the achievement of further qualifications should be advised to consider an alternative mathematics course.

Owing to the nature of mathematical studies SL, teachers may find that traditional methods of teaching are inappropriate and that less formal, shared learning techniques can be more stimulating and rewarding for students. Lessons that use an inquiry-based approach, starting with practical investigations where possible, followed by analysis of results, leading to the understanding of a mathematical principle and its formulation into mathematical language, are often most successful in engaging the interest of students. Furthermore, this type of approach is likely to assist students in their understanding of mathematics by providing a meaningful context and by leading them to understand more fully how to structure their work for the project.


Learning Plan

  • Topic 1  |
    Numbers and algebra.

  • Topic 2 |
    Descriptive statistics.

  • Topic 3 |
    Logic, sets and probability.

  • Topic 4 |
    Statistical application.

  • Topic 5 |
    Geometry and trigonometry.

  • Topic 6 |
    Mathematical models.

  • Topic 7 |
    Introduction to different calculus.

Class Venue

 Hornsby, NSW 2077, Australia

The Platinum Advantage

  1. Full year Mathematics Studies courses in accordance with the NEW IB curriculum.
  2. Complete detailed Mathematics Studies coverage on every core topic.
  3. Email support for students that have questions outside of Mathematics Studies class times.
  4. Complementary problem solving tutorials with our IB Mathematics specialised tutors.
  5. Telephone tutor support for IB Mathematics Studies students that require help while studying at home.
  6. Regular IB Mathematics Studies practice topic, examinations covering the whole curriculum.
  7. Helping IB students with school work and assignments.
  8. Weekly IB Mathematics Studies homework is given to students that is checked.
  9. Extra question time before and after Mathematics Studies classes.
  10. Individual study plans for IB students to help them utilise their time effectively.
  11. An option of one-on-one IB Mathematics tutoring or classes.
  12. Exam planning and maximising IB scores.

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Casey Holsworth

“The exam went by very smoothly and the invigilators were friendly and extremely helpful”.

James Valemi

“Tutoring at Platinum Education convinced me not to drop physics and I got a band 6 in it! thank you for everything”.

Henry Atunak

“Just wanted to say thank you for all your great teaching. Especially in physics, it was my highest HSC mark”.


Adam Tennle

“Thank you for all your help with physics, I was really finding it hard, but now it’s good”.

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Course Highlights

Full Length
Full length IB Examinations covering the syllabus information.
Complete IB
Complete IB exam reviews providing thorough explanations on all theory
Email Support
Email support for all IB students that have questions
Phone: 02 9045 1300
Hornsby NSW 2077